Unvaccinated people were 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19, CDC report finds
People who were not fully vaccinated this spring and summer were more than 10 times more likely to be hospitalized, and 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than those who were fully vaccinated.
Green Berets in Guinea escorted by security team after president’s overthrow
A video circulating shows three U.S. soldiers in a car that is surrounded by people jumping up and down as it’s making its way to the U.S. Embassy in the Guinean capital of Conakry. Armed Guinean troops are seen providing security.
WHO says Africa's already thin vaccine supply to drop by 25%
Africa's already thin supply of COVID-19 vaccines has taken another significant hit, with the World Health Organization's Africa director saying Thursday that for various reasons, including the rollout of booster shots, "we will get 25% less doses than we were anticipating by the end of the year."
Nigerian army says high profile Boko Haram member arrested
Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said Yawi Modu was detained along the Damboa-Wajiroko road, a notorious route where both the militants and Nigerian troops have recorded casualties over the years.
Officials: Ethiopia's Tigray forces kill some 120 civilians
Local officials in Ethiopia alleged Wednesday that Tigray forces have killed more than 120 civilians in recent days following battlefield losses, in what would be one of the deadliest massacres of the East African nation's 10-month war. Tigray forces denied killing civilians.
Guinea junta releases dozens of political prisoners
Guinea's new military rulers have released dozens of political prisoners jailed by the previous civilian government, in a move likely to win them favor with the opposition that had protested against now-deposed President Alpha Conde.
She survived the Tulsa Race Massacre. Now, at 107, she's become a queen mother.
So Viola Fletcher, who is 107, and her brother, Hughes Van Ellis, who is 100, boarded a plane in August and flew 6,300 miles from Oklahoma to Ghana, where they were invited to be recognized for what they endured a century ago.
Millions of coronavirus vaccine doses around the world face expiration
While vaccination programs always have some waste, even standard levels mean mind-boggling numbers of unused doses at the scale of global coronavirus vaccination. But just how many doses have already expired, or are about to, is unclear
Nigerian army says 335 Boko Haram militants have surrendered
The Nigerian army says 335 Boko Haram extremists, including two top commanders, have laid down their arms and withdrawn from the sect in response to a military offensive in the northeast.
Pentagon chief under fire for withholding information about deadly Kenya attack
Frustrated lawmakers are pressuring Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for information about an attack last year in Kenya that killed three Americans, saying it is “simply unacceptable” for the Pentagon to stonewall Congress.