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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Joshua Oppenheimer on 'The Act of Killing,' reconciliation

    Joshua Oppenheimer on 'The Act of Killing,' reconciliation
    Joshua Oppenheimer's provocative documentary "The Act of Killing" is shocking for all the right reasons. The director took nearly a decade to film the Oscar-nominated story about mass murder that showcases the killers of more than 1 million Indonesians in...
  • Netanyahu calls U.S. strategy at Iran nuclear talks a mistake

    Netanyahu calls U.S. strategy at Iran nuclear talks a mistake
    JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned the Obama administration’s strategy in ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, saying any deal based on the approach would be a “mistake of historic proportions.”...
  • Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda

    Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The leader of the rebel group M23, wanted by Congolese authorities for alleged war crimes, has surrendered to Ugandan authorities, according to local media and news agency reports Thursday. Uganda's Daily Monitor cited an...
  • Eve Ensler on trauma, cancer and 'In the Body of the World.'

    Eve Ensler on trauma, cancer and 'In the Body of the World.'
    Eve Ensler has inspired and empowered women all around the world to speak out about their bodies and to protest women-targeted violence. Artistic, courageous, generous and funny, Ensler is a galvanizing playwright, internationally best-selling author,...
  • Preserving Cameroon's treasures

    Preserving Cameroon's treasures
    Cameroon, located on the west coast of Africa between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, is a nation of unparalleled beauty and biological diversity. Mt. Cameroon, in the west, is one of Africa's largest volcanoes, reaching 13,255 feet; in the north of the...
  • Ebola outbreak coming to an end in Uganda, continues in Congo

     
    While Ebola continues to kill in the Congo, an outbreak of the virus in neighboring Uganda appears to be coming to an end, the World Health Organization said Monday, reporting that no new cases of the deadly fever had been confirmed in Uganda for a month....
  • Beijing car crash opens door to another scandal in China

     
    Before dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
  • Pictures in the News | November 30, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • The Week in Pictures | November 26 – December 2, 2012

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Fighting continues in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate atop the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet that was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and...