Cape hospitals run short of medicine
Patients with chronic conditions are said to be beating the province's medicine shortage by borrowing drugs from each other, putting their lives in danger.
Schapelle Corby: pawn in Indonesian political shadow play
If you only watched 24-hour news channel Metro TV, you might believe Schapelle Corby was one of the biggest stories of the week in Indonesia.
Jenna Betti Sucked Under Freight Train While Retrieving Her Phone
A California girl was sucked under a freight train and killed while retrieving her cell phone from the tracks this weekend.
Metro cops to Mannenberg pupils' rescue
This morning JP Smith, mayoral committee member for Safety and Security, said Metro police were now keeping an eye on schools in the area affected by gang violence.
2 Skiers Missing After Avalanche In Colorado
The skiers were part of a group of seven that were near the top of a ridge on the Twin Lakes side of Independence Pass when a "very large slide" that was near or above tree line was triggered around 5 p.m. Saturday, Denver Post reported.
Realpolitik scotches Corby interview
The Indonesian Justice Minister's decisive intervention in the Schapelle Corby release drama is a reminder of who's really in charge while Corby serves out her parole - and it's neither her family nor the hungry beast of the Australian media.
Indonesia orders 200,000 to evacuate as volcano erupts
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ordered to evacuate and three international airports were closed Friday after a volcano on the main island of Java erupted spectacularly, hurling red-hot ash and rocks.
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Ambulance Crash Kills 3 In Texas
Three people have been killed and one is injured after an ambulance careened off a slick West Texas roadway and caught fire.