Nissan recalling millions of cars

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.

President speaks at dinner

President Barack Obama gets one more chance to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Largest airlift of lions in history

Thirty-three lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a sanctuary for big cats.

Funeral held for shooting victim

Hannah Gilley, 20, whose baby was one of three children who survived the massacre in Piketon that killed eight people, was buried Saturday following a funeral in Otway, Ohio.

Kenya burns 105 tons of ivory

Several hundred people gathered in Nairobi National Park to watch Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to 105 tons of elephant tusks and more than a ton of rhinoceros horns in battle against poachers.

Airport will cater to canines

Dogs, other pets now have a bathroom of their own at New York’s JFK Airport.

Hinckley native Cook drafted

The Oakland Raiders traded up to take Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook with the second pick of the fourth round of the NFL Draft.

Building collapse details emerge

A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said.

Jesuit priest, peace activist dies

The Roman Catholic priest and Vietnam war protester Daniel Berrigan has died. He was 94.

Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province, says Berrigan died on Saturday at a Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University.