• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Today in History

    Today in History

  • Kenyan president to Olympic team: ‘Show world we are clean’

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged his country’s Olympic athletes to “show the world that we are clean and can win clean” as he gave them a send-off for the Rio Games.

  • 26,000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 26,000 people have fled South Sudan to Uganda this month, says the United Nations refugee agency.

  • From left to right; Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, Malaysia's Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai, and China's Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang speaks on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 during a join press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, July 22, 2016. Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to suspend the search for Flight 370 once the current area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

    PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery.

  • A family member of a passenger on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that went missing March 8, 2014 holds up a placard during a special press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, July 21, 2016.  The oceanographer whose calculations helped an American adventurer find potential debris from Flight 370 said Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jetliner could have crashed slightly north of the current search area. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Oceanographer says Flight 370 could be north of search area

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The oceanographer whose calculations helped an American adventurer find potential debris from Flight 370 said Thursday the Malaysia Airlines jetliner could have crashed slightly north of the current search area.

  • Ethiopia bans 2 marathon runners for steroids

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has banned two marathon runners for four years each after they tested positive for steroids.

  • A Kenyan policeman, left, guard as Kenyans from to right, Cheribo Kiplangat, Kiplagat Tanui and Italian Claudio Berardelli, right, stand in the dock at the Kenya Mililmani Court, Monday, July 18 2016. The former agent and coach of banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo appeared in separate Kenyan courts on Monday and were both released on bail as police continue to investigate them for alleged involvement in doping. Berardelli,  has not been formally charged. He is being investigated alongside five Kenyan men with conspiracy to cause injuries to athletes through doping. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    Kenya: Jeptoo’s ex-agent, coach appear in separate courts

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The former agent and coach of banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo appeared in separate Kenyan courts on Monday and were both released on bail as police continue to investigate them for involvement in doping.

  • In this Friday, Aug. 20, 2004 file photo, Kenenisa Bekele, of Ethiopia, celebrates his gold medal during a victory lap after the 10,000m at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Kenenisa Bekele won't compete at next month's Olympics, perhaps the distance running great's last chance at the games, after he was has left off Ethiopia's final team for missing the country's qualifying criteria in both the marathon and the 10,000 meters. (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle, File)

    Bekele left off Ethiopia’s Olympic team

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Kenenisa Bekele won’t compete at next month’s Olympics, perhaps the distance running great’s last chance at the games, after he was left off Ethiopia’s final team for failing to meet the country’s qualifying criteria in both the marathon and the 10,000 meters.