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  • A family of 10, surviving on faith

    A family of 10, surviving on faith
    Behind the doors of a modest Rogers Park frame house, Pete and Patty Mueller are acting out their own reality show of "Pete and Patty Plus 8." Home-schooling all eight of their children and surviving on one income, the Muellers have not sought the...
  • Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors

    Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors
    A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
  • Five nonsmokers' paradises

    Five nonsmokers' paradises
    The world's biggest tobacco-consuming countries, including Greece, Russia and Austria, are also among the top travel spots, but the opposite isn't quite the case. Countries with the lowest reported adult smokers, as you'll notice in the list below, don't...
  • Ethiopia's Gibe III dam: a balanced assessment

    Ethiopia's Gibe III dam: a balanced assessment
    The Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric dam under construction in Ethiopia is no small piece of infrastructure. It holds the potential to fundamentally alter flow patterns in the Omo River watershed and will cost about $2 billion to build. It will indeed have...
  • NEIGHBORHOODS: Little Ethiopia

    NEIGHBORHOODS: Little Ethiopia
    L.A.'s Fairfax Avenue has long been a meeting place for diverse cultures. It became an artery for the Jewish community in the 1950s, and the original Farmers Market has been a central gathering ground for Angelenos of every stripe since 1934. The most...
  • Slide show on driving through southern England

    BRITAIN Presentation Patti Brugman will present a slide show on "Driving the Family Through Southern England on a Quest for History." When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626)...
  • Mueller family of 10: Pete, Patty and their eight children, including two Ethiopian adoptees, are lifted by the generosity of multitudes

    Mueller family of 10: Pete, Patty and their eight children, including two Ethiopian adoptees, are lifted by the generosity of multitudes
    Though Christmas comes but once a year, it has come tenfold for Pete and Patty Mueller and their eight children this year. The tale of the Muellers' endeavor to raise eight children, including two adopted earlier this year from Ethiopia, inspired an...
  • Doing Good by Doing Yoga

    Doing Good by Doing Yoga
    Karen Citow has been practicing yoga since she was 14 years old. So when she decided it was time to open up her heart and give back, yoga came to mind. "I thought it was a perfect combination of yoga and the profits of which would go to something else,...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • Behind the scene of a pop miracle

    Early in "the session," the 45 artists began singing the chorus: We are the world We are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So, let's start giving. . . . And to their horror, many of the men discovered that the key was far too...