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Sierra Leone lockdown aims for 'total control' over Ebola - Casper Star-Tribune
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An official in Sierra Leone says high compliance with a nationwide lockdown could give the West African nation "total control" over the Ebola outbreak. The lockdown began Friday and ends Sunday night. Sierra Leone conducted ...
Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll - Casper Star-Tribune
A 100-day project by the Casper Star-Tribune, featuring our 100 favorite, most meaningful and memorable objects in the state. The Trojans hosted Cheyenne Central in a season-opening girls varsity soccer match on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Kelly Walsh ...
What will new FEMA climate change rule mean for Wyoming? - Casper Star-Tribune
A 100-day project by the Casper Star-Tribune, featuring our 100 favorite, most meaningful and memorable objects in the state. Wyoming senior swimmer Adam Kalms opened the NCAA Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, on Thursday with the 200 individual medley ...
Hamilton on pole, Vettel 2nd in qualifying at Malaysian GP - Casper Star-Tribune
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes he can end Mercedes' dominant run in Formula One by winning Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix after qualifying second on Saturday and ending the Silver Arrows' long run of front-row lockouts.
Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site - Casper Star-Tribune
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. The somber mission to recover the remains of 150 ...
Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran' - Casper Star-Tribune
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions ...
Boko Haram forces villagers from 2 poll stations in north - Casper Star-Tribune
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say Boko Haram gunmen forced villagers to abandon three northeastern polling stations as Nigerians line up to vote in a closely contested presidential election. Malam Shuaibu Biri says the Islamic insurgents wearing ...
Police on trial: Tears, anger resurge over 2005 French riots - Casper Star-Tribune
RENNES, France (AP) — One October afternoon, two teenage boys were kicking around a football in their desolate housing project northeast of Paris. Two hours later, they lay lifeless, electrocuted in a power substation as they hid from police. Two police ...
Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face - Casper Star-Tribune
BOSTON (AP) — A police officer who was honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing was in an induced coma fighting for his life early Saturday after being shot in the face during a traffic stop, authorities said. The suspect in ...
Al-Qaida in Syria seizes large parts of northern city - Casper Star-Tribune
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, has seized large parts of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces. They say the advances were made in fierce fighting Saturday, with the militants ...
Iran nuke talks expand as deadline for deal looms - Casper Star-Tribune
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the foreign ministers of France and Germany joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Iran's top diplomat ahead of a looming end-of-March ...
19-week-old Andean bear cubs to make debut at National Zoo - Casper Star-Tribune
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Andean bear cubs are set to make their public debut Saturday at the National Zoo. The zoo says the 19-week-old male cubs have been acclimating to their yard and all the new sights and smells since early March. They've also been ...
Hamilton takes pole position for Malaysian Grand Prix - Casper Star-Tribune
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes' run of nine straight front-row lockouts in Formula One came to an end as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel qualified second. A drenching ...
University of Wyoming Law School hires new dean; College of Education announces finalists - Casper Star-Tribune
Klint Alexander, a political science and international law lecturer from Vanderbilt University, will take over July 1, the school announced Tuesday. As an attorney for the Tennessee office of the law firm Baker Donelson, Alexander's expertise is in ...
Italy sees record asylum requests as migrant centers fill - Casper Star-Tribune
SIRACUSA, Sicily (AP) — As Italy copes with record number of migrants making the risky trip across the Mediterranean to reach European shores, it is also registering a record number of political asylum requests, filling migrant holding centers with would ...