Kenya

Zeituni Onyango lived in this public housing development in Boston. (Getty Images)

Obama Aunt Who Stayed In U.S. Illegally Dies At 61 

Zeituni Onyango was living in the U.S. illegally after losing an asylum request in 2004.

04/08/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Soldier From Md. to Plead Guilty to Terrorism

A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military intends to plead guilty in connection with the case, court documents show.

01/09/2014

South Sudanese troops loyal to President Salva Kiir re-captured Bor airport from rebel forces. ( SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images))

South Sudan Peace Talks Held Amid Continuing Clashes

Government and rebel forces are battling for a key oil producing region.

12/27/2013

The law's major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a real risk of more nerve-wracking coverage disruptions.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

White House Changes Story On Obama’s Uncle

The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama briefly lived with an uncle who faced deportation from the United States, correcting its previous statements that the president had never met Onyango Obama.

12/05/2013

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Former Doctor Charged With Sexual Misconduct With Children

A former physician who started an orphanage in Kenya has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for engaging in illicit sexual conduct with minors.

12/04/2013

Kenyan soldiers move in formation, clearing the top floor balcony and interior of Westgate Mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. Kenyan Defence troops remain inside the Westgate mall, in a standoff with Somali militants after they laid siege to the shopping centre shooting and throwing grenades as they entered. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Malls Increase Security After Kenya Terror Attacks

The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

09/27/2013

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States' condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.  (Photo credit should read John Muchucha/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Phones Kenyan President In Response To Mall Terrorist Attack

President Barack Obama has phoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express the United States’ condolences after a terrorist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.

09/22/2013

A policeman carry's a baby to safety after masked gunmen stormed an upmarket mall and sprayed gunfire on shoppers and staff, killing at least six on September 21, 2013 in Nairobi. The Gunmen have taken at least seven hostages, police and security guards told an AFP reporter at the scene. AFP PHOTO/SIMON MAINA (Credit: SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: At Least 68 Dead After Kenya Mall Attack Targeting Non-Muslims

At least 59 people are dead and 175 are wounded after an attack targeting non-Muslims was carried out in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi Saturday, CBS News reports.

09/22/2013

In a pointed first message to Kenya's newly elected leaders, United States Secretary of State John Kerry congratulates Kenya but doesn't once mention the president-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

John Kerry Snubs Kenyan President-Elect In Pointed Letter To Country’s Newly-Elected Leadership

In a pointed first message to Kenya’s newly elected leaders, United States Secretary of State John Kerry congratulates Kenya but doesn’t once mention the president-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta.

03/09/2013

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US Army Offers Citizenship Track To Immigrants For Needed Skills

While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

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