| Oct 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Movies from 65 nations will compete for best foreign film at the Oscars, including entries from Ethiopia and Greenland, which are new to the race. The rundown just issued by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be whittled down to a...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Senate Health Care budget chief Joe Negron has a difficult task this year: slashing potentially billions of dollars in health-care spending from Florida's recession-racked state government. But the Stuart Republican is also racking...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Sad news for Chicago reggae lovers, but happy news for Ethiopian reggae lovers — Wrigleyville reggae club Wild Hare is closing come May 15. NBC Chicago has the scoop: The Wild Hare's last night will be May 15, according to a news release. The...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Libyan Consul Faraj Zarroug in the Philippine capital told the Associated Press that about 85% of his country's 165 diplomatic missions now recognized the rebels' interim government, the National Transitional Council....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Officials called an emergency meeting on the 15-member council, which they said was split almost in half between countries that have recognized the opposition Libyan government and those that have not, including many past supporters of embattled Libyan...
| Oct 30, 2011
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
| Jan 17, 2011
Glendale Adventist Academy High School student A.J. Martinson knew little about podoconiosis before he stepped off a plane in Ethiopia in November 2008.
But there in front of him were the grotesquely swollen feet, the primary symptom of the disease that...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
In today's edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from pension reform in Tallahassee to health care in Ethiopia.
Let's start with the pensions and salaries, where Gov. Rick Scott wants to shake things up.
Some of that is sorely needed....
| Aug 18, 2011
| 2:14 PM
One of the pleasures of being a religion writer in South Florida is that the world comes here. There’s always something new to learn, someone to meet, another culture to discover.
One example is an Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale that&...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Adoption is a subject very near and dear to my heart. For one, I went through the process myself when I became a Bade legally. My biological dad was out of the picture and the Bades made me a part of their family album when Mom remarried. ...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:54 PM
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....