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  • '48 Hours' examines international adoptions, Oviedo agency

    '48 Hours' examines international adoptions, Oviedo agency
    Maureen Maher says it would be wrong to say her "48 Hours" report on international adoptions is a negative hour. "There are happy endings in this hour, there are emotional moments," she said this week. "The point of the story is to show there are...
  • Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico

    Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- When a high-ranking officer in the Venezuelan military posted the picture of the burned-up remnants of a small Mexican aircraft this week on Twitter, it launched a flurry of questions. Who had been in the plane? What had it been doing...
  • Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east

    Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — For nearly two decades, warfare in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in millions of deaths and cast the resource-rich region as the world capital of rape and crimes against humanity. One reason...
  • Polio's war foothold

    Polio's war foothold
    Once virtually eradicated, polio again stalks the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. The innocent victims are mostly young children. The perpetrators are insurgents and indifferent governments. The polio resurgence is preventable and it is...
  • Once Hollywood's Best Kept Secret, Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Now a Name to Remember

    Chiwetel Ejiofor has finally arrived. And the proof comes when he doesn't -- at least not immediately. He is now 15 minutes late for his breakfast interview. The owner of the Beverly Hills cafe is anxiously awaiting the appearance of the actor, whose...
  • Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
  • Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens

    Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A series of attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital left dozens of people dead Monday as the army fought off assailants identified as followers of a disgruntled religious leader. The coordinated attacks,...
  • Hillary Clinton Honored by Sumner Redstone, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Rob Friedman,

    Entertainment bizzers and philanthropists rallied on Friday to honor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's humanitarian work and raise money for the International Medical Corps. DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, co-chairman of...
  • Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the LA Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago. In...
  • Congolese peace deal encounters a hitch

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- After 19 years of fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, diplomats and envoys gathered for the signing of a deal to seal the defeat of the Congolese rebel group, M23. But the Congolese government and M23...
  • The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their...
  • International Red List: Conflict, habitat loss imperil world's animals

    The African okapi — the closet living relative of the giraffe — heads this year’s Red List, an international accounting of species threatened with extinction. The okapi — sometimes called a forest giraffe — lives in the...