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Women fleeing Burkina Faso violence face sexual assault

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KAYA, Burkina Faso — A 20-year-old woman could no longer live in her village amid the rising violence caused by Islamic extremists. But she...

Racial discrimination claims against Whole Foods dismissed

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BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market employees who alleged the supermarket...

UCF hires Mohajir away from Arkansas State to be next AD

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Central Florida on Tuesday hired Terry Mohajir away from Arkansas State to be its next athletic director. ...

Russian Jehovah’s Witness sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison

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MOSCOW — The Jehovah’s Witnesses say a member of the religious denomination that is banned in Russia has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years...

Bruins postpone O’Ree honors until ’22 so fans can be there

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BOSTON — The Boston Bruins will wait to retire the number of pioneering Black hockey player Willie O’Ree until next year so that they...

Pope hails Colombia for giving needy Venezuelans protection

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday praised Colombia for its recent decision to grant protection to Venezuelans who fled their homeland’s economic hardships,...

Attacking opioid epidemic complex

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By Mark Bennett Some are pregnant women. Others are graying Baby Boomers. Many are twenty- and thirty-somethings. Tim Kelly sees all kinds of people in his...