Somali Officials Contradict US Claim That No Civilians Killed During RaidThe U.S.-supported raid by Somali forces on Aug. 25 in Bariire village caused an uproar, with bodies laid out in the capital, Mogadishu, for display. Somalia's army chief said civilians were killed.
OC Relatives React To Reporter's Release From SomaliaAfter 32 months of worrying whether they would ever see him alive again, a Redondo Beach family was elated and exhausted Wednesday, 24 hours after learning their son, author Michael Scott Moore, had been freed by Somali pirates.
Developmentally Disabled OC Woman, 26, Found SafeOfficials in Orange County say that a 26-year-old woman with the mental capacity of a 4-year-old has been found safe.
Donate To UNICEF To Save Children In AfricaWith an estimated 1.25 million children across southern Somalia in urgent need of life-saving care, UNICEF is calling for help to make saving children's lives the top priority and to urgently support all efforts to reach children in need.
Daughter Of Man Murdered By Pirates Issues StatementThe daughter of Scott Adam, killed Tuesday by pirates off the coast of Somalia, issued a statement on behalf of her family.
Retired Southland Couple Held Hostage By Somali PiratesA retired Southland couple who travel around the world distributing Bibles are among four Americans being held hostage by Somali pirates and the U.S. government said Saturday it was assessing possible responses.