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  • Five questions for Anthony Ashton

    Five questions for Anthony Ashton
    Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that. Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
  • The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest

    The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest
    The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts

    A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts
    When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
  • Monkton nurse returns from Zambia

    Monkton nurse returns from Zambia
    While her family feasted on turkey, Monkton resident Karen Starr spent Thanksgiving day stranded in an airport at Ndola, Zambia. After 11 days of African food and water, she was very sick and she was dead tired. Even so, Starr, who is now back home,...
  • For Africa and its entrepreneurs, credit bureaus the path to growth

    By David Dolan and Chris Mfula LUSAKA/LAGOS (Reuters) - When Joyce Musonda wanted to start a business two years ago selling kitchen tiles from her backyard in an up-and-coming district of Zambia's capital of Lusaka, she braced herself for a battle to...
  • TV This Week May 11 - 17: 'Penny Dreadful' and more

    TV This Week May 11 - 17: 'Penny Dreadful' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 11 - 17, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Keep calm and get animated: John Oliver brings...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Go Away With ... Blair Underwood

    Go Away With ... Blair Underwood
    Fans are used to seeing Blair Underwood playing a variety of roles: a hotshot attorney ("L.A. Law"), a charismatic doctor ("Sex and the City") and a ruthless businessman ("Dirty Sexy Money"). But in the new NBC series "Ironside," Underwood tackles the...
  • EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed. Africa, with its...
  • Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?

    Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?
    Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about  65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
  • Chinese manager slain during labor dispute at Zambian mine

     
    Chinese manager slain at controversial coal mine: In a riot over a pay dispute, enraged Zambian miners killed the Chinese mine manager, Wu Shengzai, 50, and wounded another representative of the Chinese-owned Collum coal mine, according to Zambian...
  • $5 million prize for former African leader goes to ... no one

     
    Millions of dollars hung in the balance as a committee huddled in London, trying to decide which former African leader was worthy of their hefty cash prize. Monday, they announced which government chief won. Nobody. For the third time in its six years...