| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:23 PM
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....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 7:25 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:55 PM
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....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:26 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:38 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Oct 17, 2010
The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief
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...