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  • Uganda, Rwanda deny U.N. accusations of backing DRC rebels

     
    Uganda and Rwanda angrily rejected accusations of backing rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after a United Nations report tying them to the insurgents was leaked to reporters this week. The confidential U.N. report, leaked to Reuters on...
  • Sudan accuses Israel of bombing arms factory

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Sudan accused Israel of launching an air strike Wednesday that caused a large explosion at a munitions factory, killing two people, in a residential area of the capital, Khartoum. Sudan Information Minister Ahmed Belal...
  • Third generation von Trapps charm with harmonies

     
    The great grandchildren of Maria and Baron von Trapp of "Sound of Music" fame did their famous ancestors proud Thursday at Artsquest Center in Bethlehem. The four von Trapp siblings - Justin, Amanda, Melanie and Sofia - delivered soaring and......
  • Grace under ire: Bill Nelson’s wife’s passionate plea for civility

     
    For his whole career, newly-re-elected U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has preached centrist, bi-partisan politics although his opponents, this time around Republican U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, have insisted he's really a lockstep liberal in moderate's clothing....
  • Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead

    Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again. That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
  • Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty

    Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty
    Cow bones, car parts and old toggle buttons don't sound like the most glamorous materials to use in jewelry. But some designers are managing to turn such found and throw-away objects into chic and versatile pieces, proving that with good design,...
  • Genocide survivors' testimony [Journey to Rwanda]

     
    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. Thursday, Nov. 10: It's......
  • While 'Obamacare' under fire, universal care catches on globally

     
    While the Obama Administration is under stiff scrutiny for overhauling healthcare and requiring citizens to have insurance in the United States, the idea of universal health care is taking off elsewhere around the globe, according to a new report from the...
  • Ben Affleck's message to Congress about securing peace and prosperity in Congo

     
    Last month's capture of Callixte Mbarushimana -- the executive secretary of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR -- represented positive news for Congo, where rebel soldiers from Rwanda brutally rape and mutilate women. [Read our...
  • Mountain gorilla deaths linked to respiratory disease in humans

     
    A virus that causes respiratory disease in humans has been linked to the deaths of wild mountain gorillas, according to a study conducted by researchers in Africa and two U.S. universities....