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  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • Reporter jailed in Ethiopia among women journalists honored

     
    Reeyot Alemu missed an important dinner engagement in Beverly Hills. But she had a good excuse. The 31-year-old journalist is jailed in the notoriously brutal, rodent-infested Kaliti prison in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. She’s two years...
  • Ethiopian officials: No major change after Meles Zenawi's death

     
    After the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian officials were at pains Tuesday to reassure the world there would be no major policy deviations or power vacuum. While Meles’s lengthy illness meant he had time to plan a smooth...
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi dies abroad after illness

     
    Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for 21 years, died in a hospital abroad after weeks of speculation about his health. He was 57....
  • In Kenya, ethnic clash over land kills 52

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Men armed with machetes, bows and arrows, spears and guns attacked a rival village in southeastern Kenya on Wednesday in a dispute over land, killing 52 people, according to Kenyan police. Found dead at the scene were 31...
  • Famed Ethiopian journalist, dissidents convicted of terrorism

     
    An Ethiopian court convicted prominent journalist Eskinder Nega, along with a group of others including political dissidents and activists, on terrorism charges Wednesday, alarming human rights groups. "This is a dark day for justice in Ethiopia, where...
  • Orange students honored for changing communities

     
    Two Orange County students have been honored for making an impact out of proportion with their young years. Tiffany Tang of Cypress Creek High was named a “Distinguished Finalist” and Merrie Grace Harding was awarded a “Certificate of...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
  • Next generation of filmmakers get shot at recognition

    Having a movie shown at a film festival is no small feat, but imagine being a fledgling filmmaker still in college — or even younger. The Newport Beach Film Festival gives the next generation's Woody Allens or Francis Ford Coppolas their start with...
  • Joel Brinkley: Heads of state show lack of faith in their own health-care systems

    Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's dictator, died last week -- in a Brussels hospital. Why didn't he get medical care at home? Look at the state of his people's health, and you'll understand. The government provides vaccinations for only 5 percent of the...
  • In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia

    In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia
    Nearly one year has passed since Samantha Paul lost her daughter Rachel Beckwith. The 9-year-old from Bothell, Wash., was killed on July 23, 2011, in a car accident on Interstate 90.  Rachel, her mother and baby sister were involved in a 14-car pileup...
  • Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name

    Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name
    On the one-year anniversary of the death of her daughter Rachel Beckwith, Samantha Paul traveled halfway around the world to Ethiopia to see the outcome of a fundraising campaign that the 9-year-old started before she was killed in a traffic accident....