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  • Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative

    Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative
    (Reuters) - Somali police said on Saturday that Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operatives, was killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday. Mohammed was reputed to be the head of al Qaeda in east Africa,...
  • Judge Drops Criminal Charges Against bin Laden

    Judge Drops Criminal Charges Against bin Laden
    MANHATTAN -- The United States has formally dropped criminal charges against former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Pakistan last month. In federal court in Manhattan on Friday, prosecutors disposed of a 1998...
  • Philanthropist gives away more than $331 million with hands-on approach

    Philanthropist gives away more than $331 million with hands-on approach
    Ann Lurie isn't very good at being merely a name etched in granite.    Take the coming fundraising gala to celebrate the completion of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million-square-foot facility in Streeterville with...
  • 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...
  • Trevor Bayne fueled by faith

    Trevor Bayne fueled by faith
    Last February Trevor Bayne became the youngest driver ever to win the Daytona 500. But the weeks that followed were anything but smooth. In the spring he was knocked out of racing for a month, and was eventually diagnosed with lyme disease. "I think more...
  • Navy SEAL Team 6 Rescues Kidnapped Aid Workers in Somalia

    Navy SEAL Team 6 Rescues Kidnapped Aid Workers in Somalia
    Washington -- Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia, a spokesman for the base said. The pair are now at Naval Air Station Sigonella, said...
  • 'RuPaul's Drag Race' opens with the Ru-pocalypse

    'RuPaul's Drag Race' opens with the Ru-pocalypse
    Strap in, squirrelfriends, because "RuPaul's Drag Race" is back and Chicago has three queens to scream for all season long. (By the way, this entire recap is one long spoiler. Consider yourself alerted.) We start the first episode with introductions to...
  • President Obama's grandmother injured in rollover car crash

    President Obama's grandmother injured in rollover car crash
    US President Barack Obama's Kenyan step-grandmother sustained minor injuries during a weekend road accident, the Daily Nation newspaper reported Monday. The driver of the vehicle lost control at about 9:00pm local time Saturday evening as Sarah Obama,...
  • Manchester Road Race: Top 28 men, top 10 women

    Here are the top 28 men and top 10 women Manchester Road Race 4.748 miles Top 28 men: 1. Brian Olinger, Westerville, Ohio, 21:33; 2. Landon Peacock, Blowing Rock, N.C., 21:39; 3. Andrew Carlson, Eagan, Minn., 21:41; 4. Matt Gabrielson, St. Louis Park,...
  • Tologs have Master plans in sight

    Checkpoints will be in place throughout the season for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy track and field team. The athletes will receive evaluations from the Tologs' coaching staff at each juncture to help them get a better read on how they are faring...
  • Kenya's conflict isn't 'tribal'

    I first started working in Kenya when conducting research for my master's degree in 1991 at the University of Nairobi. It was a time of great hope and excitement. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, we saw a resurgence of democracy's "third wave," and it...
  • HIV and circumcision

    HIV and circumcision
    My downstairs neighbor, eight months pregnant, recently stopped me in the elevator to share her dilemma about whether to have her baby boy circumcised. For a growing number of American parents today -- particularly in urban centers like Los Angeles and...