| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
For Becky Perlow, the next destination looms 19,341 feet above sea level. The goal? Reaching the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, located 3 degrees south of the equator and deemed by many the highest free-standing and "walkable" mountain in the world....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Kabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Flannery McArdle, 21, rolled into Baltimore on Aug. 13, on a 4,000-mile bike trip from San Francisco to Boston Harbor to raise money for HIV/AIDS research.
And her first stop, with 17 other riders following, was to her family's house on Uffington Road in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
MONROVIA, Liberia A Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia has died in a Madrid hospital, medical sources said on Tuesday, as the outbreak spreads through West Africa.
Miguel Pajares, 75, was the first Ebola patient to die in Europe. He had...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:18 PM
In 1994, I was tasked with stopping a genocide waged, in part, by children and youth.
At the time, I was the United Nations Force Commander for the UN Assistance Mission to Rwanda. My opponents, the Interahamwe, were highly organized in their recruitment...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Documentary filmmaker Don Edkins is at the helm of the Durban Festival's Finance Forum, mentoring a selection of 10 documentary projects from South Africa, Egypt, Rwanda, Uganda and Mozambique.
Subjects range from the history of 1970s funk in Durban ("...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
HARTFORD — With a class of nearly 50 students — many of whom live in poverty and travel long distances to attend school — and a classroom without any projectors or computers, Candide Ingabire faces challenges every day she teaches...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Orphaned during the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Emmanuel Habimana posed a question to Stevenson High School students, including Rafi Stifelmann, that chilled her to the bone.
How long will it be until we actually mean it when we say, "Never again?"...
| Apr 6, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In scattered villages on steep green hillsides, many who killed their neighbors in Rwanda's genocide 20 years ago now live side by side with relatives of the dead.
Speech that creates ethnic divisions has been...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Industrial-sleek coffee shop and roaster Bar Nine Collective officially opened its doors to the public Tuesday in a cavernous warehouse in the Hayden Tract of Culver City.
Founded by Zayde Naquib, who ran the coffee installation at MOCA's Mike D-curated...