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Parents often flock to books dispensing advice about how to rear children who possess both the social skills to be well liked among their peers and the academic chops to make it to the Ivy League. Hyde Park residents Grayson Kachingwe and Donna...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Public Library's latest selection for "One Book, One Chicago" charts the history of African-Americans who moved to Chicago and other cities after leaving their homes in the Jim Crow South. "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of...
NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenya faced another disputed election Sunday, the country passed an important test: Despite outrage among many Kenyans over a result they saw as flawed, there was no major outbreak of violence. A massive deployment of security...
Tags: Science and Technology, Elections, Electronics, Kenya, Politics
The 115 Roman Catholic cardinals who are about to elect the next pope took different roads to Rome. Some prepared for the priesthood as proteges of renowned prelates. Others followed an academic path, becoming scholars of theology, literature or canon...
Tags: Christianity, Religion and Belief, Blindness, Culture, Education
Nine South African police officers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of killing a man who died after being dragged behind their van, according to news reports. The police officer driving the vehicle said he was unaware of what was happening to the...
Tags: South Africa, Oscar Pistorius, Murder, Shootings, Trials
FrameworkMonday's Pictures in the News begins at the Vatican, where cardinals from around the world have gathered for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope after Benedict XVI's decision to retire....
L.A. NOWOne year after the Kony 2012 campaign, an online video that became the most viral in the history of the internet, San Diego group Invisible Children reflected on the successes and failures of the campaign and announced plans for a leadership summit in Los...
With a winter storm watch in effect and the possibility of several inches of snow Tuesday into Wednesday in Central Maryland, officials at Baltimore Gas and Electric have put out a call for up to 500 out-of-state utility workers to be prepared to help...
In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news. Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single...
Nine women working to immunize children against polio were killed Friday when gunmen opened fire on them in northern Nigeria, Kano state police said. Women involved in the vaccination drive were targeted in two areas of the northern city of Kano, news...
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
Tags: Libya, Armed Conflicts, Algeria, North Africa, France
In what's becoming an annual trip, Clayton and Ellen Kershaw have returned to Africa to continue their good deeds. Partnered with Arise Africa, the Kershaws’ charitable foundation -- Kershaw's Challenge -- is sponsoring an orphanage in Zambia....
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