Barack Obama, bewildered bystander


The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in theNew York Times last Saturday. There’s only one problem with this pose, so obligingly transcribed for him by the … Continued

Boko Haram kidnaps scores more women in Nigeria


SCORES of women and children in northern Nigeria have been abducted by militants, only a day after the military declared a ceasefire with the Boko Haram Islamist group. As reports of the kidnappings emerged,fresh violence rocked the town of Azare … Continued

Dogs take down White House fence-jumper


The Secret Service has finally done something right. Agents and their dogs stopped a 23-year-old man who scaled the White House fence Wednesday, about a month after another trespasser managed to make it all the way inside the presidential mansion. … Continued