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  • Maggie & Steve

    Maggie & Steve
    After my separation in 2004 and subsequent divorce, I was sure I would never want to get married again, I could have joined a convent voluntarily because I wanted nothing to do with men anymore. I embarked on my career as a helicopter pilot with all my...
  • Man charged with importing heroin from Kenya in picture frame

    Man charged with importing heroin from Kenya in picture frame
    A Chicago man has been charged with trying to take possession of heroin concealed in a picture frame he had had shipped from Kenya to the downtown hotel where he worked, court documents show. Taiwo Obayemi, 34, of the 5100 block of South Blackstone...
  • Victims of 1998 Africa bombing still seeking compensation

    Victims of 1998 Africa bombing still seeking compensation
    Fourteen years after a truck bomb ripped through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the families of 12 Americans killed in the attack are still fighting for federal compensation that has been granted to other terrorism victims — a struggle that has...
  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Wangari Maathai, First Female Kenyan Nobel Laureate, Dies

    Wangari Maathai, First Female Kenyan Nobel Laureate, Dies
    NAIROBI - Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died in hospital where she was undergoing treatment for cancer, her organization the Green Belt Movement said on Monday. Maathai, who won the 2004 Nobel Prize, was the...
  • All this traveler needs is a beach

    All this traveler needs is a beach
    After spending most of her career, including a dozen years at CNN, covering hard news, Daryn Kagan launched her own Web site (DarynKagan.com) to showcase "hopeful" news. Her goal is to show the world what's possible, one story at a time. Kagan, 47, has...
  • Malaria's sting spreads as temperatures rise

    THANGATHI, KENYA -- The boy was feverish, vomiting, and wouldn't eat. His mother rushed him to a village clinic, suspecting measles, typhoid or one of the other usual childhood ailments found in Kenya's central highlands. Instead, the doctor diagnosed...
  • Kenya president rules out talks with rival until calm prevails

    President Mwai Kibaki said Thursday that he was willing to meet with opposition leaders, but only when peace was restored in Kenya. Hopes of a political settlement to help end the bloodshed and protests over Kenya's disputed presidential election...
  • Thousands face starvation in Kenya

    Up to 100,000 people face starvation in western Kenya because of election-related tribal violence, the World Food Program warned Friday, as rivals in last week's disputed presidential vote showed no willingness to talk. President Mwai Kibaki and...
  • Talks held to curb Kenya's unrest

    As the head of the African Union met with Kenya's political rivals here Wednesday to try to get them talking, opposition supporters waited tensely on the streets for news and warned of more violence if President Mwai Kibaki stays in power. John Kufuor,...
  • Challenger off to fast start in Kenya vote

    The challenger took a strong lead in early results Friday from Kenya's elections, raising the prospect that President Mwai Kibaki would become the first incumbent here and one of the few anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa to be voted out of office. KTN...