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  • Deadly clashes in Kenya

    Deadly clashes in Kenya
    Clashes between police and protesters in several cities Friday resulted in as many as 12 deaths, bringing the toll to nearly two dozen in three days of "mass action," witnesses and officials said. The deadliest skirmishes occurred in the Nairobi slum...
  • 'A Change in Altitude' by Anita Shreve

    'A Change in Altitude' by Anita Shreve
    Acute mountain sickness affects people at high altitudes. Symptoms include dizziness, confusion and fatigue. In her 15th novel, "A Change in Altitude," Anita Shreve writes about it knowledgeably. Perhaps she was suffering from it as she wrote, because...
  • In Kenya, a spiral of killings

    In Kenya, a spiral of killings
    When Gabriel Okelo rose early Thursday to join a banned opposition rally, he did not take his machete. But he was sure he would be using it to kill again very soon. Just the day before, he said, he had slashed two people to death because they were from a...
  • Talks held to curb Kenya's unrest

    As the head of the African Union met with Kenya's political rivals here Wednesday to try to get them talking, opposition supporters waited tensely on the streets for news and warned of more violence if President Mwai Kibaki stays in power. John Kufuor,...
  • Thousands face starvation in Kenya

    Up to 100,000 people face starvation in western Kenya because of election-related tribal violence, the World Food Program warned Friday, as rivals in last week's disputed presidential vote showed no willingness to talk. President Mwai Kibaki and...
  • Kenya president rules out talks with rival until calm prevails

    President Mwai Kibaki said Thursday that he was willing to meet with opposition leaders, but only when peace was restored in Kenya. Hopes of a political settlement to help end the bloodshed and protests over Kenya's disputed presidential election...
  • Malaria's sting spreads as temperatures rise

    THANGATHI, KENYA -- The boy was feverish, vomiting, and wouldn't eat. His mother rushed him to a village clinic, suspecting measles, typhoid or one of the other usual childhood ailments found in Kenya's central highlands. Instead, the doctor diagnosed...
  • Challenger off to fast start in Kenya vote

    The challenger took a strong lead in early results Friday from Kenya's elections, raising the prospect that President Mwai Kibaki would become the first incumbent here and one of the few anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa to be voted out of office. KTN...
  • Walter Plowright dies at 86; invented vaccine that eliminated serious cattle disease

    Walter Plowright dies at 86; invented vaccine that eliminated serious cattle disease
    Dr. Walter Plowright, the British veterinarian often called one of the "heroes of the 20th century" because of the massive increase in meat and dairy products resulting from his invention of a vaccine that has almost totally eliminated the cattle...
  • Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi

    Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi
    In Nairobi's slum district of Kibera, people prayed for peace Sunday under the charred cross and blackened walls of the burned Lutheran church. But in the narrow alleys just 100 yards away, the thugs with machetes still rule. When the service ended,...
  • Global warming: enough to make you sick

    Oysterman Jim Aguiar had never had to deal with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus in his 25 years working the frigid waters of Prince William Sound. The dangerous microbe infected seafood in warmer waters, like the Gulf of Mexico. Alaska was way...
  • PASSINGS

    Simon Channing Williams British film producer Simon Channing Williams, 63, a British film producer who made a string of acclaimed movies with director Mike Leigh, died Saturday after battling cancer for several years, his London production company...