| Jul 23, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Police agencies across Australia put out alerts Monday declaring as fake text messages and emails sent to thousands of Australians that said they had two days to pay $5,000 or die.
"Do not respond," said Detective Superintendent Brian Hay of the...
| Jul 26, 2012
Celebrity makeup artist Thomas Dye has worked with big name stars like singer Beyonce and supermodel Iman.
But Thomas is using his brushes for a good cause: to teach orphan boys and girls in Ghana, West Africa about health, beauty, skin care and self-...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:33 PM
It's hard to think of a more harrowing inspiration for a band than that of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. The West African group met in a Guinean refugee camp after fleeing the brutal, decade-long civil war in their native Sierra Leone. But rather than...
| Aug 17, 2012
UPDATE: An eviction notice was spotted on Alain's door the week of Sept. 24 and calls to the restaurant have not been answered.
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| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Though they work in different fields, Susan Hough and Laguna Beach resident Jen Hutchinson share the same goal: to help young girls discover their hidden talents and use them to benefit society.
They want girls to challenge media representations of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:24 AM
| May 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Some Connecticut leaders must be ashamed. That can be the only reason they continue to conspire to diminish the state's worldwide reputation as a leader in freedom of information laws. Year after year, friends of liberty look to Connecticut for...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
STANFORD — Students at Stanford Elementary School were treated to a very musical black-history event Friday afternoon.
The gymnasium was packed out at the end of the school day for "From Africa to America," a special two-man show tracing the roots...
| Jan 13, 2013
SAO PAULO, Brazil — After a few hours, you sink into a pleasant trance. Time no longer matters. You stop checking your phone, if it hasn't already lost its charge. You're comfortable. Your mind settles into the little there is to do — think,...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Before he and his wife moved to Seattle a few years ago, Abdoulaye Sylla had taught West African dance at Trinity for years, and he’d also presided over weekly drum and dance classes at Hartford’s West Indian Social Club. But before that Sylla...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for "erections lasting more than four hours," but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections.