Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.
Boko Haram released a new video of the abducted Chibok school girls. They're offering to release them in exchange for captured fighters.
Nigerian army officials claim they rescued a second Chibok girl. A Chibok mothers activist group doubts that the rescued victim is one of the Chibok girls.
One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.
Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices, and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.
Three suicide bombers attacked a village market in Lake Chad Saturday, injuring more than 100 and killing at least 15 in what Chad officials believe to be the work of Boko Haram extremists.
The Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano were rocked by two bomb blasts in 24 hours, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 120 others. One of the attacks involved an 11-year-old girl, the report says.
Boko Haram has surpassed the number of fatalities claimed by the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS).
Obama has made the decision to send 300 troops to Cameroon to assist in the effort to curb the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
President Barack Obama gave his support to Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari on Monday for his fight against the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. According to the BBC, the two…