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  • Afternoon Awwwww: Baby gorilla

    Afternoon Awwwww: Baby gorilla
    Kabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a quarter over the past seven years to reach more than 780 individuals. Two-thirds of them are found in the Virunga chain that straddles Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They were brought to the world's attention primatologist Dian Fossey.
  • The GSA scandal and throwback civil service culture

    The GSA scandal and throwback civil service culture
    By now you've likely heard about the infamous Las Vegas convention bash during which federal civil servants at the General Services Administration indulged in various frivolities to the tune of $823,000 of your money. That conference featured, among other...

    In Uganda, family planning programs for women help save gorillas

    In Uganda, family planning programs for women help save gorillas
    BUHOMA, Uganda — As a wildlife veterinarian for the Ugandan government, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka had dedicated her life to saving the mountain gorilla. She soon realized that if these rare great apes were to survive, she would need to focus on a much...

    Gorilla trek [Journey to Rwanda]

    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. We were outside the...

    Nick Cassavetes sues New Line: What's the real backstory?

    Sometimes you have to wonder if Variety is in the business of reporting the news or just reporting as little of the news as possible. That would be my take-away from the trade paper's coverage of a nasty little lawsuit...