Peacekeepers and Congolese soldiers were killed in an attack at a MONUSCO base in the North Kivu province. More than 50 others were injured.
The South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal said the athlete "displays a lack of remorse" for his actions and upped his sentence to more than 13 years.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed Wednesday that an Obama-era ban on elephant-hunting trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia will be reversed.
The Washington Post reports villagers said U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson's body was found with his wrists bound and a wound at the back of his head.
Some reports put the death toll at more than 230 people.
A natural cycle helps regulate the carbon in our atmosphere, but humans are knocking it off balance with emissions, according to NASA.
Madagascar typically sees a few hundred cases a year, but officials are mostly reporting cases of a deadlier plague this season.
Plastic bags have become so pervasive in the environment that they're starting to make their way into the food chain.
Protests challenging the results have reportedly already resulted in multiple deaths.
What was expected to be an easy win for Kenya's president has been complicated by violence and a very bad drought.
Successful conservation efforts and limited space have led to an overpopulation of elephants in parts of Africa.
Scientists say many extremely poor people are stuck in a "poverty trap" because of the fiscal and medical consequences of disease.