- Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.
- Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
- Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigators
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
- Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?
- Coast Guard suspending search at sunset for missing teens
MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week.
- Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 _ and beyond
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers have gotten another ace, completing their trade to acquire pitcher Cole Hamels from Philadelphia Phillies.
- Wilson, Seahawks agree to terms on contract extension
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.
- Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
- Brazil data: Olympic water 'unfit' for triathletes to swim
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's most recent data on water pollution in Rio de Janeiro show that water near where triathletes are preparing to compete this weekend is "unfit" for swimming.
- Questions remain after Boston's 2024 Olympics bid ends
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the mayor and Massachusetts' governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget.