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  • Living on the bay and loving it

    Living on the bay and loving it
    Driving the back roads that hug the periphery of Maryland's shoreline, there is no singular characteristic that defines the homes. The ones that date back to summer-only retreats are usually one-story clapboard structures with the give-away air...
  • Kenyans vote in first presidential election since 2007

     
    Kenya on Monday held its first presidential election since the 2007 vote which ushered in months of tribal violence that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced 600,000 from their homes....
  • "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun

    "Seeds" social gaming app seeks to make micro-lending fun
    On October 5th, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival will be kicking off at the Showplace Icon Theater on Roosevelt Road. Showcasing films that "heighten public conciousness" of social issues, one of the festival's featured screenings...
  • Wangari Maathai dies at 71; Kenyan environmentalist

    Wangari Maathai dies at 71; Kenyan environmentalist
    Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist who made it her mission to teach her countrywomen to plant trees and became Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. She was 71. One of Kenya's most beloved figures, Maathai died Sunday after...
  • Kenyan police say Nairobi blast was a bomb attack

     
    Kenyan police say Nairobi blast that injured more than 30 people was a bomb attack: Kenyan police said Tuesday a blast that injured more than 30 people in a Nairobi shopping center the day before was caused by a homemade bomb, following reports that a...
  • Peru declares state of emergency after violence at mine protests

     
    The Peruvian government on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a southeastern province after eight days of protests over a proposed expansion of a huge copper mine left at least two residents dead and 70 police injured....
  • Russian journalist stabbed outside his Moscow home

     
    A Russian radio journalist known for reporting on the country’s auto industry and corrupt traffic police and who recently referred to the prophet Muhammad as a businessman was stabbed outside his home, police said Tuesday....
  • Another earthquake strikes northern Italy; at least 13 dead

     
    A major earthquake on Tuesday devastated north-central Italy for the second time in less than two weeks, leaving at least 13 people dead, some 200 injured and 14,000 homeless....
  • U.S. ambassador to Kenya quits, citing differences with bosses

     
    J. Scott Gration, a former campaign adviser to President Obama, has resigned his post as U.S. ambassador to Kenya, citing differences with his superiors....
  • Venezuelan diplomat charged with murdering ambassador to Kenya

     
    Venezuela's first secretary at its embassy in Kenya was charged with murdering the newly arrived ambassador as allegations surfaced that officials at the scandal-plagued post in Nairobi may have been trafficking drugs under cover of diplomatic immunity,...
  • Scandal spreads over death of Venezuelan envoy in Kenya

     
    The slaying of Venezuela's newly arrived ambassador in Nairobi has led to the arrest of another senior envoy and unleashed a torrent of scandalous allegations about sexual harassment, embassy power plays and retaliation against whistle-blowers. Since...