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  • Historical journey

    Historical journey
    Long before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
  • Pets are making a slow comeback in Rwanda

    RWANDA, AFRICA -- In September, we flew into the capital city of Kigali before heading out to the Virunga Mountains to see mountain gorillas. Instantly, it was apparent how much rebuilding and growth has occurred since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, when...
  • Guatemalan massacre recalled in trial of suspected war criminal

    Guatemalan massacre recalled in trial of suspected war criminal
    Horrific scenes of a civil war that ravaged Guatemala were relived Wednesday in a Riverside courtroom as testimony continued in the case of a suspected war criminal accused of lying on documents in order to become a U.S. citizen. Jorge Sosa, a Moreno...
  • Sri Lanka president uses his time in U.N. spotlight to lash out

    UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
  • Syrian intervention can only lead into yet another war

    PARIS -- When Barack Obama foolishly remarked last fall that if the Bashar al-Assad government in Syria made use of chemical weapons in its fight to suppress the insurrection in that country, it would cross a "red line" so far as the American government...
  • Guatemala massacre is focus of Moreno Valley man's immigration trial

    Decades after that December day in the Guatemalan village, the former soldier could remember the women's screams. Their cries for help, he said, rang out from the church as the soldiers raped them. He recalled the bloodshed and the victims flung into a...
  • Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office

    Catholic Church in El Salvador shuts down rights and legal office
    MEXICO CITY — The Roman Catholic Church in El Salvador has abruptly closed its important human rights and legal aid office, which for years, and sometimes at great risk, denounced and investigated the most egregious atrocities surrounding that...
  • ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’: Bill Moseley reflects on a monster career

     
    It was a typical day at the office for Bill Moseley. “I was lying on the floor of the house, ......
  • Design selected for Armenian genocide memorial in Pasadena

     
    The winning design for a public memorial in Pasadena commemorating the Armenian genocide was announced Tuesday. The design by Catherine Menard – a student at the Art Center College of Design, which submitted the concept to the Pasadena Armenian...
  • Former Balkan leader proclaims innocence of genocide charges

     
    Former Balkan war leader defends himself in international court; Radovan Karadazic says he is innocent of war crimes and should be rewarded...
  • Iranians react to new EU sanctions over nuclear development

     
    Soon after he learned of the new European Union sanctions on Iran, Mohammad decided to take out a large bank loan so he could place an order for zinc plates from China....
  • Grace under ire: Bill Nelson’s wife’s passionate plea for civility

     
    For his whole career, newly-re-elected U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has preached centrist, bi-partisan politics although his opponents, this time around Republican U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, have insisted he's really a lockstep liberal in moderate's clothing....