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Stories with place: Cameroon
  • Remains of American pilot are still in cockpit in Cameroon 
    Updated: May-19-15 7:38 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The remains of an American pilot who died in a plane crash in Cameroon last year are still in the cockpit even though villagers discovered the wreckage of his anti-poaching aircraft more than a month ago, officials and the pilot's family said.

  • Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood 
    Updated: May-06-15 3:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.

  • Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 4:47 am

    YOLA, Nigeria - A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls.

  • Family of man slain by police on Skid Row files $20M claim story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:11 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Heleine Tchayou was home in Boston when she saw on the news cellphone video of a mentally ill homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police. She exclaimed to a friend and her son-in-law about how horrible it was. It wasn't until days later that she learned the man who died was her son, Charly Keunang.