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  • CNN honors unsung heroes of the world

     
    Hollywood award shows come with glamorous stars, popular bands and tearful acceptance speeches, and CNN's laurels offered all of that along with a rare humanitarian twist. The globetrotting cable news channel is celebrating regular people who toil -–...
  • Leo donates $1 million to save the tigers

     
    Leonardo DiCaprio dropped some serious change on worldwide efforts to save tigers from extinction. A foundation he set up donated $1 million on behalf of tigers. Righteous. As world leaders gather for a historic summit to save tigers from extinction, L.....
  • Crafts go corporate: Indie movement glue-guns its way into the mass marketplace

     
    When Renegade and Unique L.A. go head-to-head this weekend in Los Angeles, the two craft fairs have some additional competition from an unlikely source: the mall. Many merchants have dabbled in handmade crafts, especially during the holiday season. But...
  • He's the big cheese: How a Frenchman became the cheese king of Katmandu

     
    Raised in a Parisian suburb of sidewalks and shopping malls, Francois Driard knew nothing about cheese-making until a few years ago. Now he's getting rave reviews from mostly foreign customers in Nepal, one of the world's poorest nations. And he's......
  • Short films run the gamut

     Short films run the gamut
    Visit Nepal. Follow a 1930s Old West bank robber. Or enjoy animation. You can do all that and more at Laguna Beach Film Society's "August Summer Shorts" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at South Coast Cinema in Laguna Beach. All the films were made by current or...
  • Making his first the biggest

    Paul Morrow, principal at Marina High School, had never left the United States. That all changed last week when Morrow, 57, left to climb Mt. Everest. This journey will mark the end of reading about the world and the beginning of seeing it, he said....
  • No easy choices in 'Red and Green'

    No easy choices in 'Red and Green'
    Last weekend's earthquake in Nepal brought some glancing international attention to the remote Himalayan nation — especially when a wall at the British embassy in Kathmandu collapsed and killed three Nepalese citizens, setting off protests. But...
  • Nepal Crash

    Nepal Crash
    Two Americans were among the 19 tourists killed in Nepal overnight .The turboprop plane crashed just south of Katmandu. You can see the devastation as rescue rushed to village where the small Buddha air plane crashed in the fog. Visibility is typically...
  • Yonkers Mom Amy Stokes Named A 2011 CNN Hero

    Yonkers Mom Amy Stokes Named A 2011 CNN Hero
    CNN, the worldwide leader in news, today announced the Top 10 CNN Heroes for 2011, recognizing everyday people who are changing the world. The network also announced that online voting for the "CNN Hero of the Year" opened Thursday, September 22, 2011, at...
  • Victims Families Want Justice: "We Haven't Forgotten"

    Victims Families Want Justice: "We Haven't Forgotten"
    There are some new developments in a fatal crash that took place on July, 9 2010. A man charged with three counts of intoxication manslaughter for killing three teenagers reportedly fled the country to Nepal. On Friday, Jan. 21, family members gathered at...
  • Gender Bender

    Gender Bender
    After 40 years of waiting Juani Santos, a 61-year-old welder from Cuba, has made the switch from seniora to senior! He is one of the first Cubans to undergo sex reassignment surgery, a revolutionary new program funded by the socialist island back in...
  • Toms Shoes

    Toms Shoes-best-known for the utilitarian fabric footwear sold under its one-for-one charity model--announced the company's new product category, sunglasses. Priced from $135 to $145 a pair, the glasses won't be distributed in the same way that Toms...