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  • At least eight dead in suicide attack on Nigerian church

     
    At least eight worshipers were killed Sunday in a suicide attack on a Roman Catholic church in northern Nigeria, according to officials. About 100 other people were injured, raising fears the death toll could rise....
  • BET Awards 2013: Complete list of winners

    BET Awards 2013: Complete list of winners
    The BET Experience focused its attention on the awards portion of the weekend's festivities after numerous performances, high temperatures and well-attended seminars. Rapper Drake led with the most nominations as the awards were handed out at L.A.'s Nokia...
  • Review: 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Review: 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Halfway through Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's intricate third novel, "Americanah," one of the protagonists makes a case for intricate novels. Ifemelu, a bright, outspoken Nigerian woman living in the United States, is reading Jean Toomer's "Cane" at a...
  • 3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl

    3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl
    Three South Side brothers accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her in December appeared in bond court Sunday. Prosecutors say Aziz Animashaun, 22, jumped out of a black SUV at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and told the...
  • Dead monkey, elephant meat and reptile purses seized at LAX

    Dead monkey, elephant meat and reptile purses seized at LAX
    In what even U.S. Customs officials are describing as a “weird” week of sorts, border protection officers seized nearly half a pound of exotic meat, a dead primate and hundreds of handbags made with reptile skin coming in from Nigeria....
  • Cabbie dies after armed robbery: 'He was very effervescent'

    Cabbie dies after armed robbery: 'He was very effervescent'
    Cab driver Edwin Obazuaye was in good spirits after he was shot twice by robbers while driving the South Side for fares last week. He had survived a health scare last year and he was now expecting to make a full recovery from a gunshot wound to the...
  • Unreleased Martin Luther King Jr. interview unearthed in attic

    Unreleased Martin Luther King Jr. interview unearthed in attic
    In a dusty old attic in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Stephon Tull was rummaging through dilapidated boxes left there by his father many years before, when he came across an interesting find. In one of the battered boxes was an audio reel marked, "Dr. King...
  • Unreleased Martin Luther King Jr. Interview Found in Attic

    Unreleased Martin Luther King Jr. Interview Found in Attic
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- In a dusty old attic in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Stephon Tull was rummaging through dilapidated boxes left there by his father many years before, when he came across an interesting find. In one of the battered boxes was an audio reel...
  • Man Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Cocaine-stuffed Roasted Chickens

    Man Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Cocaine-stuffed Roasted Chickens
    LAGOS, Nigeria (KTLA) -- As if bringing roasted chicken on a plane wasn't odd enough. Vincent Chegini Chinweuwa was arrested over the weekend at an airport in Lagos after officials discovered he had traveled from Sao Paulo, Brazil with over $150,000...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Book review: 'The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief' by V.S. Naipaul

    Book review: 'The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief' by V.S. Naipaul
    The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief V.S. Naipaul Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $26.95 V.S. Naipaul's world is what it is, a place with little sentimentality for the powerless. That world has been constructed from more than five decades of...