The U.N. has launched its aid appeal for Somalia in the capital, Mogadishu, for the first time in two decades.
In a story Oct. 9 about the World Amateur Team Championship, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted former USGA executive director David Fay as saying Vijay Singh "couldn't break 90" when he was 17 years old. Fay said Singh "couldn't break 80."
The best measure of how much golf is growing around the world can be found in Turkey, of all places.
The Namibia Press Agency reports that some 40 babies and fetuses are dumped and flushed down toilets every month in Windhoek, Namibia's capital of just 350,000 people.
Namibia's government sterilized three women infected with HIV without getting proper consent, forcing them to sign forms they didn't understand as they suffered through the pains of labor, a judge ruled Monday.
An Iranian court has sentenced four people to death and given two more life sentences on charges linked to a $2.6 billion bank fraud described as the biggest financial scam in the country's history, an official said Monday.
Australia and South Africa will share hosting of a giant radio telescope made up of thousands of separate dishes and intended to help scientists figure out the make-up of the universe, the international consortium overseeing the project announced Friday.
Since his first House campaign a dozen years ago, would-be Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has worked diligently to cast himself as a conservative gadfly, willing to buck GOP leaders and even a Republican president.
Many people associate vultures with death and decay.