Posts Tagged Health

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event in Cupertino, Calif. Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. told the BBC's "Graham Norton Show" that he had the condition, but "I have good treatments and I am going to be fine." (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

LONDON (AP) — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren’t a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years.

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South Africa reluctant to host 2015 African Cup

Egypt's Amr Gamal, left, scores his side's opening goal against Botswana during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Egypt won 2-0. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year’s African Cup of Nations because the sport ministry fears Ebola and unplanned staging costs.

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Morocco denies withdrawing as African Cup host

Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, and Botswana's Thato Ogopotse compete for the ball during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?

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Coaches out after team taunts African about Ebola

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two high school soccer coaches in eastern Pennsylvania have resigned after their players hurled Ebola taunts at an opponent from West Africa.

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‘Annie’ star Wallis hopes to become a veterinarian

In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, actress Quvenzhane Wallis arrives at Teen Vogue's Young Hollywood Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Wallis stars in the film version of "Annie," with Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz and Rose Byrne. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Quvenzhane Wallis says she took singing lessons to prepare for the lead role in a new version of “Annie,” opening in theaters in December.

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