SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and then fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69.
BERLIN (AP) — Several people were treated for shock after a helium passenger balloon in Berlin was shaken around wildly by gusty winds for several minutes on Tuesday afternoon, but nobody was injured, the city's fire department said.
By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres on Tuesday slammed four of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council for ties to attacks on hospitals in Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan as the council demanded an end to such strikes. Joanne Liu, president of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), appealed to the council to lead by example, particularly the permanent veto-wielding powers - the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China.