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  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Polio's war foothold

    Polio's war foothold
    Once virtually eradicated, polio again stalks the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. The innocent victims are mostly young children. The perpetrators are insurgents and indifferent governments. The polio resurgence is preventable and it is...
  • South Sudan peace negotiations stall over agenda

    South Sudan peace negotiations stall over agenda
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Face-to-face peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan were stalled Saturday, government officials and rebel delegations said, dashing hopes of a swift end to the bloodshed. Representatives of President Salva...
  • Joel Brinkley: Critical worldwide shortages could lead to water wars

    Get ready for the water wars. Most of the world's population takes water for granted, just like air -- two life-sustaining substances. After all, the human body is nearly two-thirds water. But a Hindustan Times blogger said that in India right now, as...
  • Chelanga, Kamunya win the MRR

    Chelanga, Kamunya win the MRR
     Sam Chalanga of Kenya won his first Manchester Road Race, finishing the 4.748-mile course in 21 minutes, 31 seconds, on Thursday morning.   Chalanga was 12 seconds off the course record (21:19), tied last year by Aaron Braun of Englewood, Colo. Braun...
  • Nelson Mandela and music: 10 essential anti-apartheid songs

    Nelson Mandela and music: 10 essential anti-apartheid songs
    Nelson Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favorite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country’s rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form...
  • African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity

    African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - African Union leaders Saturday said that no sitting African leader should face trial by the International Criminal Court for heinous crimes. But African opponents failed to win support for a mass withdrawal from the ICC at...
  • Diane Nelson Leads Superheroes Fight Against Hunger

    Building brand awareness is something with which Diane Nelson, named president of the newly formed DC Entertainment in 2009, is quite familiar, having managed Warner Bros.' highly successful "Harry Potter" franchise. Now, as Nelson figures out how to...
  • Museums and other free stuff in Orlando this week

    Museums and other free stuff in Orlando this week
    Several members of Historic Seminole will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, scheduled for Saturday, September 28.   Many have free admission. Print your ticket. www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday      The Museum of...
  • National Coffee Day on 9/29: Freebies and the top 10 American cafes

    National Coffee Day on 9/29: Freebies and the top 10 American cafes
    Sunday is National Coffee Day, which means purveyors of joe around the country are offering scads of deals and discounts on what is arguably America’s favorite drink. But first, some background on the beverage. Nearly 85% of American adults...
  • Joel Brinkley: Dam construction raising regional tensions

    Here come those dastardly dams! In Asia, Africa and the Middle East, nations are aggressively building new hydroelectric dams, seemingly heedless of the potentially disastrous effects on the countries downstream. As examples, Laos broke ground on a...
  • Go Away With ... Marcus Samuelsson

    Go Away With ... Marcus Samuelsson
    Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden by his adoptive family, Chef Marcus Samuelsson currently resides in the United States with his wife, model Gate Maya Haile. Samuelsson, a TV personality and "Top Chef Masters" champion, owns three restaurants, Red...