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  • Correction: Ghanaian Partnership story

    In a story April 11 about the military partnership between the Ghanaian Armed Forces and North Dakota's National Guard, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the Guard's commander on the fourth reference. His last name is Sprynczynatyk, not Sprynvzynatyk.

  • Ghana coach Appiah heading for 1st WCup

    After reaching the World Cup quarterfinals last time, Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is looking to do even better in Brazil.

  • 5 Ghana players to watch at the World Cup

    Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng are both returning after extended breaks from international football to play for Ghana at the World Cup, and Andre Ayew is also likely to be one of the country's pivotal players in Brazil.

  • Ghana seeks to make World Cup history for Africa

    Ghana came awfully close to being the first African team to reach the World Cup semifinals, its progress halted by a handball from Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and Asamoah Gyan's miss from the resulting penalty.

  • Germany to see some familiar faces at World Cup

    Germany will have two of its former coaches trying to prevent it from winning Group G at the World Cup.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard makes a save on a corner kick by Jamaica in the second half of a World Cup qualifier soccer match at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. If Howard maintains the standard he's been setting in England recently, goalkeeping will be the least of the U.S. team's worries during the World Cup. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

    US and Kinsmann prepare for difficult WCup group

    Since returning to the World Cup in 1990 after a 40-year absence, the United States has alternated group-stage elimination with advancement to the knockout round.

  • Officials say Ebola outbreak could last months

    Ebola could continue to spread in West Africa for months in one of the most challenging outbreaks of the disease the international community has ever faced, health experts said Tuesday.

  • Shirley Temple won praise in diplomatic career

    Shirley Temple got her first ambassador appointment after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger heard her discussing Namibia at a party and, in her words, was "surprised that I even knew the word."

  • Libya penalty kings win 1st African football title

    Libya lifted its first international football title by beating favorite and West African power Ghana on penalties in the final of the African Nations Championship on Saturday.

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