| Dec 29, 2013
Dr. Carolyn Kirschner believes helping women is not just her job, it's her calling.
"I take care of women with female cancers, and it's difficult for them, but it's a privilege for me to be able to walk the journey with these women," said Kirschner, a...
| Nov 3, 2013
In awarding the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah," we recognize a novel that engages with important ideas about race, and does so with style, wit and insight. Adichie has updated the traditional...
| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México
Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado
Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado
Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza Finalizado
Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Superstar Beyonce did two astonishing things Thursday night: Release a complete album without any promotion or advance notice, and sample Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Adichie, who lives part of the year in the U.S., is the author of the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The protagonist of Okey Ndibe's unforgettable new novel, "Foreign Gods Inc.," is a failed immigrant. Ike (pronounced EE-kay) is a New York City cab driver who brings in lots of cash but can't hold on to it for very long. His mother back home in Nigeria...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:32 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian officials on Tuesday played down the damage wreaked by Al Qaeda-linked militants in an attack the day before on an air base near the capital of Borno state.
The official account -- which said only two civilians...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight.
Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Now here's something you don't see every day: A circle of African men chanting Hebrew prayers while wearing tallitot (prayer shawls) and yarmulkes (skull caps) along with their dashikis — not to mention scenes of African women lighting Sabbath...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
“A Child’s Christmas in Bethlehem,” the Bach Choir of Bethlehem’s fourth release on the Canadian Analekta label, is a festive holiday package. It glitters with carols spanning five centuries in five languages, all bound together...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:03 PM
WASHINGTON — Two Islamist groups in Nigeria have been added to the State Department's list of foreign terrorist organizations for killing thousands of people and threatening Westerners in West Africa, U.S. officials said Wednesday.