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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation.
SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.
Officials picked through the wreckage of toppled spires and crumbling temple walls in Myanmar's ancient capital Bagan on Thursday after a powerful earthquake rattled the top tourist destination, leaving three dead. Clouds of dust settled over the damaged pagodas as officials took stock of the destruction caused by the 6.8 magnitude quake, which struck just south of the famous archaeological site Wednesday, killing two young girls and a man in nearby towns. Police blocked tourists from entering Bagan's vast field of some 2,500 Buddhist monuments -- among the country's most venerated religious sites -- as workers cleared piles of bricks and swept the grounds.