The brazen attack spotlights the presence of religious foreigners in a lawless country that US officials say could soon turn into the next terrorist haven run by militant Islamists.
But two researchers say it will be a slightly reduced hurricane season, partly because of a developing El Niño.
The secretary of State's visit to Africa's top oil producer on Sunday and Monday is being seen as an effort to counter China's clout there.
The US should encourage Congolese President Joseph Kabila to move beyond a military response to rebel groups to a more strategic effort to bring lasting peace, say security experts and human rights advocates.
At a town hall forum Monday in Kinshasha, Congo, Mrs. Clinton parried a question about Bill.
Clinton met with Somalia's president Thursday and traveled to Tshwane (Pretoria) Friday. She must work with a continent most united by a desire to appear independent from the US.
Group helps to match African farmers, especially women, with on-the-ground experts and better technology.