Shannon Boxx, Abby Wambach, Ashlyn Harris and Christie Rampone of the United States celebrate with teammates after the 1-0 victory against Nigeria in the Group D match of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 at BC Place Stadium on June 16, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Wambach Pushes U.S. Over Nigeria 1-0

Abby Wambach scored a key goal, pulling the U.S. national team to a 1-0 victory over Nigeria and into a first-place finish in its group at the Women’s World Cup.


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Houston Conference Canceled After West African Travelers Denied Visas

The organizers of a global safety conference in Houston say they have been forced to postpone the event after delegates from West Africa were denied their visas.



Across 3 Continents, Ebola Makes Its Way To US

Ebola makes it’s way from Liberia to America in a matter of a couple of weeks.

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.


LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Protesters calling for the release of a group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls gather outside Nigeria House on May 9, 2014 in London, England. 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their boarding school on 14 April, 2014 in the town of Chibok in north-eastern Borno state in Nigeria. The abductions have sparked protests around the world calling for the release of the girls who are being held by the militant group Boko Haram. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Nigerian Communities In Dallas Look Home In Grief

Pastor Michael Osifo recalls being able to play soccer until nightfall as a child in Nigeria.



Ex-Nigerian Basketball Player Killed In Home Invasion

A former member of the Nigerian National Basketball Team was shot and killed after breaking into a Plano home last week, according to police.


A helicopter hovers on June 3, 2012 over the scene of the crash of a Dana Airline plane that plunged onto a plot containing a church, a two-storey residential building and a printing shop in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL AREWA

NTSB To Help Nigeria Investigate Crash That Killed UNT Student

An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board will be heading to Nigeria to help piece together the cause of a jet crash that claimed the life of a former University of North Texas student.


A woman who asked to be called Cindy was tricked and forced into slavery for nearly nine years at an Arlington home. (Credit:

Nigerian Woman Explains Escaping Enslavement In Arlington Home

A woman who was held captive inside an Arlington house for nine years shared her story with CBS 11, explaining how she survived and escaped after she was tricked and forced into captivity.


Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Brother: Woman Charged In Fatal Dallas Fire Surrenders

The brother of a woman accused in a Texas day care center fire that killed four children says his sister has turned herself in to authorities in Nigeria.


Eunice Nzelu, 58, was killed during a robbery outside her North Dallas apartment.

Brother Mourns Sibling Killed During North Dallas Robbery

Eunice Nzelu, 58, came to Dallas from her native Nigeria in 2004 for a better life.