| Aug 24, 2010
| 4:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya â Wildlife officers seized 2 tons of elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Kenya's main airport that were to be illegally shipped to Malaysia, an official said Tuesday. Paul Udoto, a spokesman with the Kenya wildlife Service,......
| Mar 21, 2010
The best way to Kenya
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Nairobi, Kenya, is available on Air France, Virgin Atlantic, British, KLM, Air Tahiti Nui and Emirates, all connecting to Kenya Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,009....
| Jul 31, 2010
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...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 3:52 PM
If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:09 PM
It’s a well-known fact that any reference to “pants” in Africa means you are talking about one’s underwear.
That much, at least, I knew as I walked across the Tarmac to board the 540 airline to Nairobi, Kenya, not much over a week...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
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...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
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...
| May 27, 2011
| 12:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of deaths, the details of which have remained...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 11:20 AM
(Reuters) - Somali police said on Saturday that Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operatives, was killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday.
Mohammed was reputed to be the head of al Qaeda in east Africa,...