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North Africa

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  • UK Raises Its Terror Threat Level To 'Severe'

    UK Raises Its Terror Threat Level To 'Severe'
    LONDON - Britain raised its terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe" on Friday, meaning a terrorist attack is considered highly likely. The threat level had stood at "substantial" - indicating a strong possibility of an attack - since July. In...
  • A different kind of sweet and sour

    A different kind of sweet and sour
    With Rosh Hashana coming in just a few days on the evening of September 18, it's that time of year again when many of my friends and restaurant customers ask me the perennial question: Do you have any ideas for something different I can cook for the...
  • See Running the Sahara at the Wadsworth

  • A Complicated History

    When Pedro da Cintra sailed from Portugal down the West Coast of Africa in 1462 he spotted a promontory that some say looks like the shoulders of a lion at rest and called it Serra Lyoa- Lion Mountain. The people who lived in the region around the...
  • Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves

    Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves
    In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
  • Filmmakers' mania for Romania

    Filmmakers' mania for Romania
    Along the route to MediaPro Studios, packs of feral dogs wander unpaved streets, children as young as 7 beg for handouts, and some government buildings still bear the bullet scars of the 1989 revolution. But for a growing cadre of Hollywood producers, the...
  • On Top of the World

    On Top of the World
    Michael Palin may be best known for his roles in "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and the highly irreverent film "Life of Brian," but it is through his travels that many of us feel a common bond. In 1988, he undertook a globe-circling trip for the BBC...
  • Hot Breath Of War In Mojave

    In the Mojave Desert of California, somewhere between Palm Springs and nowhere, is an Iraqi village built for the U.S. Marine Corps. An Iraqi flag jerks in the desert wind above neighborhoods where people in traditional Arab dress walk the dirt streets....