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  • Olivia Wilde fetes designer, dress for Conscious Commerce

    Olivia Wilde fetes designer, dress for Conscious Commerce
    New York fashion designer Yoana Baraschi celebrated the 10th anniversary of her business last week at the Anthropologie store in Beverly Hills. The fete showcased the designer’s exclusive 11-piece anniversary line, including the New Light dress ($...
  • Two militants reported killed in U.S. drone attack in Somalia

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Two leaders of the Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group Shabab, including the coordinator of its suicide attacks, were killed Monday in a drone attack, according to witnesses and a spokesman for the fighters. A senior U.S....
  • Kenya mall attack: Four Somalis charged with aiding deadly assault

    Kenya mall attack: Four Somalis charged with aiding deadly assault
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four Somali men were arraigned in a Kenyan court Monday, charged with aiding the September terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in which at least 67 civilians and members of the security forces died. The men...
  • Anne Sweeney, founder of group to help refugees

    Anne Sweeney, founder of group to help refugees
    Anne Sweeney doesn't shy away from a challenge. "There are over 600,000 refugees in Kenya and over 100,000 refugees in Nairobi," says Sweeney, 35, executive director and co-founder of Heshima Kenya, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect...
  • Kenya Bizzers Hope Nyong'o's Oscar Win Can Boost Local Production

    Still abuzz over Lupita Nyong'o's supporting actress win at the Oscars, Kenya's emerging film biz is looking to build on the attention that the homegrown star's success has generated abroad. Best known for a locations industry that's created iconic...
  • World Class Gymnastics wins fourth consecutive state title | Community news

    World Class Gymnastics extended its rule over the top two levels of girls gymnastics at the Virginia State Championships on Saturday and Sunday in Richmond. The WC Level 10s, though not as strong as last year’s team, still had enough firepower to...
  • Dominic Monaghan checks off beastie bucket list in 'Wild Things'

    Dominic Monaghan checks off beastie bucket list in 'Wild Things'
    When you're working with wild animals, sometimes things don't go exactly as planned. "I've been hurt quite a few times by animals—stung and bitten and scratched and stabbed," actor/adventurer Dominic Monaghan said. "This year I have about 40...
  • Rajendran Raja 1948-2014

     Rajendran Raja 1948-2014
    Rajendran Raja, an Indian-born physicist who was educated in England and came to the United States in the1970s to work as a physicist at Fermilab near Batavia, is considered a driving force in some of the more significant discoveries in physics over the...
  • Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'

    Yale Drama Grad Wins Oscar For '12 Years A Slave'
    Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama. Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
  • An elephant conservationist never forgets

    An elephant conservationist never forgets
    One of the first elephant paintings Liora Davis ever completed, "Mother and Son," depicts a baby African forest elephant nuzzling his mother's trunk amid the tall savannah grass of the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. Although...
  • Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care

    Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care
    For anyone in Hollywood or the heartland who didn’t fall in love with Lupita Nyong’o’s talent after seeing her performance in best picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” or was somehow unmoved by the supporting actress’s...
  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out. Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...