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North Africa

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  • Remarkable Woman: Carol Abraczinskas

     Remarkable Woman: Carol Abraczinskas
    Carol Abraczinskas leads a double life. She's got her steady — and fascinating — day job as a scientific illustrator, sketching dinosaur fossils for the University of Chicago's biology and anatomy department. And then there's that other...
  • Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets

    Market Watch: The best mandarins are usually from farmers markets
    Mandarins at their best are arguably the finest-flavored of all citrus, and clementines are potentially among the best of mandarins. California farmers have planted them on tens of thousands of acres over the last decade, and they are readily available in...
  • Safari, so good

    Safari, so good
    The pouting models who stalk the runways wore it first, of course: Earthy but intense color on lids and cheeks, balanced by nude lips in a beauty look that designers are calling safari-chic. This season, it's everywhere. Witness the leopard-hued Dior...
  • Stages are set for a Coachella art spectacular

    Stages are set for a Coachella art spectacular
    In one corner of the field at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, fans will find an unlikely structure — a kind of ad-hoc cathedral. There's no atonement for a boozy weekend inside, however. Instead, beams of light will cascade...
  • Gallup: Just 27% of world's adults work full time for an employer

    Only 27% of people older than age 15 globally are working more than 30 hours a week for an employer, according to a new report from Gallup. The percentage is highest in North America, where it’s 41%. But in sub-Saharan Africa, just 12% of adults...
  • Vivid colors, '70s vibes and Italian craftsmanship at Milan Fashion Week

    Vivid colors, '70s vibes and Italian craftsmanship at Milan Fashion Week
    Making a statement with color. 1970s nostalgia for Mary Tyler Moore and Cher. An appreciation of fine Italian craftsmanship, right down to the table linens. Those are just a few of the takeaways from Milan Fashion Week's display of style for next spring....
  • End of an era: The Sahara Hotel closes

    End of an era: The Sahara Hotel closes
  • Obama sees 'moment of opportunity' in Middle East

    President Obama on Thursday called out American friends in the Middle East for their treatment of peaceful protesters, naming Bahrain and Yemen along with Syria as states he said must yield to the aspirations of their people. While explicitly stating...
  • Gul drops in, talks up the Turkish political model

     
    Turkish President Abdullah Gul came to California this week after addressing the NATO summit in Chicago and talked up the Turkish political model....
  • Universal Language

     
    Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A....
  • Egyptians begin voting in pivotal runoff election

     
    CAIRO -- A tense Egypt began voting Saturday in the runoff to choose a new president amid a tightening military grip and fears that the result will not lift the nation from decades of authoritarian rule. The choice is stark, if unsettling: Muslim...
  • 54 African migrants die trying to reach Italy on inflatable boat

     
    African migrants die of thirst at sea trying to reach Europe, according to UNHCR: An Eritrean man was the sole survivor when an inflatable boat trying to reach Italy was lost at sea, according to the UNHCR. The man, found floating on the remains of the...