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  • Naperville runner Derrick wins team silver at world meet

    Naperville runner Derrick wins team silver at world meet
    With a 10th-place finish, Naperville's Chris Derrick helped the United States win a landmark silver medal in the senior men's race Sunday at the World Cross-Country Championships in snowy Bysgoszcz, Poland. It was the first U.S. senior men's medal at...
  • 'Toonskin show due at Artspace in May

    Artspace has announced a provocative new exhibit, at the gallery from mid-May through late June, about “racial identity, blackness and otherness.” The show uses cartoon images from animation and graphic art to explore these themes. The...
  • Your Scene: Baby boom in Kenya

    Your Scene: Baby boom in Kenya
    "Babies were everywhere," said Linda Taylor, who noticed a baby boom during her safari in Kenya earlier this year. At Lake Nakuru National Park, about 100 miles northwest of Nairobi, this rhino pair caught Taylor's eye as it crossed a road to a field....
  • Former KY3 Photographer creates documentary about aftermath of Kenyan violence

    Former KY3 Photographer creates documentary about aftermath of Kenyan violence
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo --   Bringing hope to Kenya is the goal of a new documentary created by a former KY3 staffer. The film shines a spotlight on post election violence and the fallout. The documentary is titled Kenya--Until Hope is Found. Drury University...
  • Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star

    Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star
    Brother Guy Consolmagno, a staff astronomer and the curator of meteorites at the Vatican Observatory, travels about 100,000 miles each year, splitting his time between Tucson, Ariz., and Rome. The planetary scientist also gives 40 to 50 talks annually...
  • Wangari Maathai dies at 71; Kenyan environmentalist

    Wangari Maathai dies at 71; Kenyan environmentalist
    Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist who made it her mission to teach her countrywomen to plant trees and became Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. She was 71. One of Kenya's most beloved figures, Maathai died Sunday after...
  • Truvada pill urged for AIDS prevention after promising studies

    Truvada pill urged for AIDS prevention after promising studies
    As the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationweighs approval of a radical new method of AIDS prevention — a prescription pill taken once a day — advocates say the results of experimental trials in sub-Saharan Africa argue strongly for the drug's...
  • Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp

    Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has broken out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, home to nearly 500,000 Somali refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Insecurity also continues to hamper aid efforts following the kidnapping of Western aid...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Love and HIV: Couples forge relationships despite challenges

    Love and HIV: Couples forge relationships despite challenges
    Kathy Jacobs-McLoyd didn't expect to fall in love with someone with HIV. But when the man she had recently spent time volunteering with in Kenya sent her a six-page love letter, she opened up to the possibilities. "One day early on, I turned to look at...
  • Fake, faulty malaria drugs alarmingly common, study finds

     
    More than one-third of malaria medicines tested in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were fake or faulty, according to a new study that warns shoddy drugs could fuel the rise of hardier parasites....
  • China now more popular than the U.S., poll says

     
    China has grown more popular than the United States, according to a recently released poll that quizzed more than 24,000 people about whether countries and the European Union affected the world for good or for ill....