• Older refugee students seek seats at mainstream high schools

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — The handiwork posted outside a small classroom in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country hints at the ambition of the refugees studying at Phoenix Academy.

  • Famine declared in part of South Sudan’s Unity state

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.

  • Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky

    MOLO, Kenya (AP) — Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars.