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  • Digital Harbor is diverse, united

    Digital Harbor is diverse, united
    Digital Harbor High School is a diverse, inclusive and successful school that prepares students for computer technology careers, college and productive citizenship. Recent media coverage about tensions among small groups of black and Latino students...
  • History Matters: St. Paul's Church to observe 100th anniversary

    100 Years Ago Quoth the Raven "The Poe literary society of the Ellicott City High School was called to order Jan. 8, 1913, by the president, William Holman. "The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. After transacting business the...
  • Westminster native climbs a mountain for a cause

    With visible excitement, Chris Glass runs his finger across a large wall map of the world at the world headquarters of the nonprofit, IMA World Health, in New Windsor. He carefully traces his route to Tanzania, then taps his finger gently on Mount...
  • Handcrafted, everyday beauty from Africa on display

    Handcrafted, everyday beauty from Africa on display
    Beauty can be found even in the utilitarian. A recently opened exhibit of African art at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes that point powerfully, with a varied array of elaborately handcrafted personal objects from across the continent — from...
  • Pontiff's unprecedented attention won loyalty of many congregants

    SOWETO, South Africa - At yesterday's generally somber Mass, hymn-singing members of the Regina Mundi Catholic Church choir danced a stutter-step down the aisle as congregants slapped hymnbooks to the beat. Just outside the cavernous sanctuary, cars on a...
  • Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

    Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park
    It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...
  • Central African Republic rebels demand partition in Brazzaville talks

    BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - Seleka rebels have demanded that Central African Republic be partitioned into a Muslim north and a Christian south, a surprise move at talks aimed at halting religious violence, sources at the meeting said on Tuesday. Seleka's...
  • Congo repels attack on military base in capital

    KINSHASA (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control. Witnesses said shooting died down after about half an...
  • Central African leader appeals for ceasefire as talks open in Congo

    BRAZZAVILLE/DAKAR (Reuters) - Central African Republic's mainly Muslim Seleka rebels will sign a ceasefire with 'anti-balaka' Christian militia on Wednesday, having dropped their demands for the country to be split in two along religious lines, Seleka...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Gear Up Student Chitunga Chisenga

    Meet Chitunga Chisenga: An 18 year-old Bassick High School student who will help defy the statistics that claim only 15 percent of Bridgeport residents have a college education. On June 25, Chisenga will graduate from high school and journey on to...
  • Mountain gorillas could be at risk in Virunga National Park, Congo

    Mountain gorillas could be at risk in Virunga National Park, Congo
    The nearly 2 million acres in the Democratic Republic of Congo encompass some of the world's most biodiverse topography: glaciers, tropical rain forest, acacia savanna, lakes and active volcanoes. It's home to mountain and lowland gorillas, chimpanzees,...
  • Toms Shoes launches new program to benefit gorilla habitat in Africa

    Toms Shoes launches new program to benefit gorilla habitat in Africa
    Venice-based Toms Shoes is going animal-style with a new partnership that benefits endangered mountain gorillas living in Africa's oldest national park. A version of Toms classic alpargata silhouette bearing the embroidered logo of Virunga National Park...