| Jul 23, 2010
A new study finds that African ancestry is linked to a more aggressive type of cancer that is more deadly.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor found that, among women with breast cancer, 82 percent of...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 4:58 PM
When Eviane Leidig wanted to step out of her comfort zone, she turned to AFS Intercultural Programs.
Since 1919, AFS Intercultural Programs, formerly known as the American Field Service, has been sending people on journeys they will hopefully remember...
| Feb 27, 2011
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-...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Do you have a small tractor, seeder or baler collecting dust beside your barn? It could be put to good use helping farmers overseas.
That's the message of Tractors for Peace, a nonprofit seeking small farm equipment donations throughout the Great Plains...
| Oct 17, 2010
The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $26.95
V.S. Naipaul's world is what it is, a place with little sentimentality for the powerless.
That world has been constructed from more than five decades of...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Baltimore City police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with leading a heroin distribution operation, including allegations that he arranged drug transactions while on duty and met conspirators in the parking lot of his district station,...
| Oct 28, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Omega Ensemble Free Chamber Concert 2) a look at an African photographer's portraits: Pieter Hug's, "Permanent Error"
Some of the world's finest young chamber music...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Wichita city officials are headed to Africa, on your dime. Next week, the mayor and vice mayor will attend a Sister Cities International Conference and they're not just bringing suitcases. Two police officers including the police chief are travelling...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer is back from a ten day trip to Ghana. He and vice mayor Lavonta Williams attended a convention there to learn about what they call new trade opportunities. Wichita Mayor says trip to Africa worthwhile
"If i see that there are...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In the past three years, my dog and I have had several encounters with coyotes. At times, we've been within 20 to 30 feet of them, but at no time did I ever feel threatened. On one occasion, I witnessed a dog interact with two coyotes and walk away...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:20 AM
OSLO, Norway — Africa's first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen's autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in recognition of the importance of women's rights in...