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  • For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro

    For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro
    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....
  • Mount Washington resident rides bike cross country to raise money for HIV/AIDS research

    Mount Washington resident rides bike cross country to raise money for HIV/AIDS research
    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...
  • Afternoon Awwwww: Baby gorilla

    Afternoon Awwwww: Baby gorilla
    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...
  • Lessons learned in Iraq, Rwanda

    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...
  • Durban Fest, AfriDocs Throws Spotlight on Local Nonfiction Pics

    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 ("...
  • Libya asks U.N. Security Council for help protecting oil, airports

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Libya asked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday for help protecting its oil installations, oil export ports and civil airports, warning that without more international assistance the North African oil producer could become a...
  • Palestinian terror: Genocide by another name?

    It's time to say the G-word out loud. Palestinian terrorism is not just another form of violence. It's genocide by another name. A word such as "genocide" should never be used lightly. If it is to have any meaning, it dare not be flung about just to make...
  • From Rwanda to Redlands

    From Rwanda to Redlands
    As a boy, Patrick Manyika looked up and watched packages of corn and canned fish fall from the sky. An airplane streamed overhead, dropping supplies to the hundreds of refugees living in isolation in the rolling hills and forests of northeast Rwanda....
  • Genocide survivor shares story with students

     Genocide survivor shares story with students
    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?"...
  • Progress, Rwandan style

     Progress, Rwandan style
    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...
  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out. Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...