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  • Kenya Wildlife Service reports deaths of three suspected poachers, five elephants, over the past week

     
    NAIROBI, Kenya — The Kenya Wildlife Service says three suspected poachers have been killed after the poaching deaths of five elephants in two national parks over the last week. The wildlife service said Monday that rangers gunned down a suspected......
  • Kenyan officials seize 2 tons of ivory, rhinoceros horns destined for Malaysia at Nairobi airport

     
    NAIROBI, Kenya — Wildlife officers seized 2 tons of elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Kenya's main airport that were to be illegally shipped to Malaysia, an official said Tuesday. Paul Udoto, a spokesman with the Kenya wildlife Service,......
  • All this traveler needs is a beach

    All this traveler needs is a beach
    After spending most of her career, including a dozen years at CNN, covering hard news, Daryn Kagan launched her own Web site (DarynKagan.com) to showcase "hopeful" news. Her goal is to show the world what's possible, one story at a time. Kagan, 47, has...
  • Greer's OC: Special offer for fitness classes

    If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...
  • Maggie & Steve

    Maggie & Steve
    After my separation in 2004 and subsequent divorce, I was sure I would never want to get married again, I could have joined a convent voluntarily because I wanted nothing to do with men anymore. I embarked on my career as a helicopter pilot with all my...
  • Wangari Maathai, First Female Kenyan Nobel Laureate, Dies

    Wangari Maathai, First Female Kenyan Nobel Laureate, Dies
    NAIROBI - Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died in hospital where she was undergoing treatment for cancer, her organization the Green Belt Movement said on Monday. Maathai, who won the 2004 Nobel Prize, was the...
  • Film Reviews: 'The Hangover Part II,' 'Kung Fu Panda II' and 'The First Grader'

    Film Reviews: 'The Hangover Part II,' 'Kung Fu Panda II' and 'The First Grader'
    * * 1/2 The Hangover Part II Directed by Todd Phillips. Written by Craig Mazin & Scot Armstrong and Todd Phillips. With Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis. (R) How do you follow the top-grossing R-rated comedy of all time? Copy it exactly,...
  • Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative

    Somalia Says Killed Top Al Qaeda African Operative
    (Reuters) - Somali police said on Saturday that Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operatives, was killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday. Mohammed was reputed to be the head of al Qaeda in east Africa,...
  • Kenya's conflict isn't 'tribal'

    I first started working in Kenya when conducting research for my master's degree in 1991 at the University of Nairobi. It was a time of great hope and excitement. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, we saw a resurgence of democracy's "third wave," and it...
  • Obama's brother: Nightmares from father

     
    by Mark Silva They had the same father, but they have very different life stories. And today, the more reclusive half-brother of President Barack Obama is telling his. Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo, who has lived in the Chinese city of......
  • Travel tips, trips and deals

    Photo safari in Kenya Combine unforgettable wildlife, the expert guidance of a National Geographic wildlife photographer and luxury accommodations during Fairmont's "Kenya Photo Safari Adventure." Dates: Sept. 1 to 10. Itinerary: Nairobi to Samburu...
  • Gasoline prices hit harder outside the U.S.

    Gasoline prices hit harder outside the U.S.
    Honked off by Los Angeles pump prices? Cheer up. You could be commuting in Oslo, where gasoline costs $9.85 a gallon and filling up a Mini Cooper would set you back $130. That's the priciest petrol on a list of world gas prices released Wednesday by...