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A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
Fifty years ago on March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order which established the Peace Corps. Three days later, he appointed Sargent Shriver, his brother-in-law, to be the organization’s first director. Shriver was charged...
Glendale Adventist Academy High School student A.J. Martinson knew little about podoconiosis before he stepped off a plane in Ethiopia in November 2008. But there in front of him were the grotesquely swollen feet, the primary symptom of the disease that...
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
Mueller family of 10: Pete, Patty and their eight children, including two Ethiopian adoptees, are lifted by the generosity of multitudesTribune reporterThough Christmas comes but once a year, it has come tenfold for Pete and Patty Mueller and their eight children this year. The tale of the Muellers' endeavor to raise eight children, including two adopted earlier this year from Ethiopia, inspired an...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe world's biggest tobacco-consuming countries, including Greece, Russia and Austria, are also among the top travel spots, but the opposite isn't quite the case. Countries with the lowest reported adult smokers, as you'll notice in the list below, don't...
Tags: Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Health, Rihanna
Gold DerbyMovies from 65 nations will compete for best foreign film at the Oscars, including entries from Ethiopia and Greenland, which are new to the race. The rundown just issued by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be whittled down to a...
Scott MaxwellIn today's edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from pension reform in Tallahassee to health care in Ethiopia. Let's start with the pensions and salaries, where Gov. Rick Scott wants to shake things up. Some of that is sorely needed....
Tags: Government, Health, Politics, Suzanne Kosmas, Florida
Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
Tags: Fiji, Palau, Serbia, Papua New Guinea, Burundi
The farmers market affords the city dweller a taste of fresh. She can stock up on tatsoi and shallot, in anticipation of the wholesome meal to come. Choosing tatsoi and shallot is hungry work, and so she also can stock up on the already ready: spring...
Tags: Cheese Corn, Shallots, Garlic, Butter, Salt
WrigleyvilleSad news for Chicago reggae lovers, but happy news for Ethiopian reggae lovers — Wrigleyville reggae club Wild Hare is closing come May 15. NBC Chicago has the scoop: The Wild Hare's last night will be May 15, according to a news release. The...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Senate Health Care budget chief Joe Negron has a difficult task this year: slashing potentially billions of dollars in health-care spending from Florida's recession-racked state government. But the Stuart Republican is also racking...
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