• US women to play match against South Africa in July

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women’s national team will play South Africa on July 9 in Chicago in the first of two send-off matches before the Rio Olympics.

  • Dumitru, coach who escaped communist Romania, dies at 76

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ted Dumitru, the former South African national soccer team coach whose 40-year career took him from communist Romania to Turkey, Germany, the United States and across Africa, died Thursday. He was 76.

  • In this photo taken Friday May 20, 2016, Hope, the rhino, is prepared for surgery, headed by veterinarian Gerhard Steenkamp, right, inside her pen in Bela Bela, South Africa.  A year ago, Hope survived a horrific attack by poachers who darted her and then hacked off her horns and part of her face. Since then, the mutilated rhino has had at least 16 medical procedures requiring anesthetics, testifying to her resilience and the tenacity of caregivers learning about the threatened species as they go along. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

    South African rhino endures, 1 year after horrific attack

    BELA-BELA, South Africa (AP) — “Dancing with rhinos,” the South African veterinarian joked as he supported the head of his staggering, nearly 2-ton patient, an injured rhino woozy with sedatives.

  • City councilman from Alabama shot in robbery in South Africa

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.