| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:35 AM
PRETORIA -- Robert Mugabe was sworn in Thursday for another five-year term as the president of Zimbabwe, despite allegations from political opponents and Western states that the election was rigged.
The 89-year-old, who has ruled the country since its...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Director Michael Bassett loves to blow stuff up. That's why Cinemax's "Strike Back" was the perfect choice for his first TV directing gig.
"I blow up an ambulance and it's one of the biggest indoor explosions I've ever seen," Bassett told me at San Diego...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 9:06 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The CEO of GoDaddy.com is under fire for an online video that shows him shooting and killing an elephant in Zimbabwe.
Bob Parsons, founder of the Scottsdale, Arizona-based web-hosting service, posted the graphic video on his...
| May 24, 2012
The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
| Apr 8, 2011
Mike Campbell, the white Zimbabwean farmer who won a landmark case in southern Africa's highest court challenging the seizure of his farm by President Robert Mugabe's government, died Wednesday. He was 78.
Campbell, whose family said he died of...
| Sep 21, 2011
"When Parents Text" is a book requiring little in the way of explanation. Parents text. Kids submit the texts to a website. Eyes roll.
"Mom: Are you on your way to Zimbabwe?
Mom: I finally got it right."...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:37 AM
When Jekesai, the young African woman at the core of the intense and deeply affecting new play by Danai Gurira, first arrives at the home of Chilford, the catechist who'll change her life, she sniffs his floor. In this part of southern Africa, the part...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:35 PM
HARARE, Zimbabwe â Poachers are using aircraft to hunt and kill rhinoceros, Zimbabwe's wildlife chief said Tuesday, as demand in Asia for their horns' supposed medicinal benefits grows. Seven endangered rhinos were killed in southern Zimbabwe from early...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
GoDaddy.com Chief Executive Bob Parsons has been drawing angry comments and threats of boycotts and cancellations after he posted a video of him killing a problem bull elephant during a hunting expedition in Zimbabwe. The video (viewer discretion...
| May 20, 2011
| 9:36 PM
As 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' nears its last episode, Oprah invites back her favorite guests and gives a one of her biggest gifts...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Libyan Consul Faraj Zarroug in the Philippine capital told the Associated Press that about 85% of his country's 165 diplomatic missions now recognized the rebels' interim government, the National Transitional Council....