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  • Cabbie dies after armed robbery: 'He was very effervescent'

    Cabbie dies after armed robbery: 'He was very effervescent'
    Cab driver Edwin Obazuaye was in good spirits after he was shot twice by robbers while driving the South Side for fares last week. He had survived a health scare last year and he was now expecting to make a full recovery from a gunshot wound to the...
  • Chinua Achebe, author of 'Things Fall Apart,' dies at 82

    Chinua Achebe, author of 'Things Fall Apart,' dies at 82
    Nigerian-born author Chinua Achebe has died. The 82-year-old was best known for his gorgeously written historical novel that served as an indictment of colonialism, "Things Fall Apart." Published in 1958, "Things Fall Apart" soon became an international...
  • 3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl

    3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl
    Three South Side brothers accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her in December appeared in bond court Sunday. Prosecutors say Aziz Animashaun, 22, jumped out of a black SUV at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and told the...
  • Joel Brinkley: No reason to postpone Afghanistan withdrawal

    The generals and Pentagon officials who manage the Afghan war should take note: A few days ago, Yemen's Interior Ministry announced that government forces had arrested a senior al-Qaeda operative -- "one of the most dangerous criminal elements in al Qaeda...
  • A history of person, country in 'There Was a Country'

    -------------------- There Was a Country A Personal History of Biafra Chinua Achebe Penguin Press: 352 pp., $27.95 -------------------- Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author of the groundbreaking 1958 novel "Things Fall Apart," is widely considered...
  • Columbia's Shea Radiance nourishes skin, empowers entrepreneurs

    Columbia's Shea Radiance nourishes skin, empowers entrepreneurs
    To Funlayo Alabi, Shea Radiance is much more than a business. It’s a mission. Started in their Ellicott City home by Funlayo and her husband, Shola, Shea Radiance sells skin and hair products made from shea butter. Since the company’s...
  • PASSINGS: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Jeno Paulucci, Walter Doniger, Lynn Margulis, Irving Elman

    PASSINGS: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Jeno Paulucci, Walter Doniger, Lynn Margulis, Irving Elman
    Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Nigerian secessionist leader in '60s Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, 78, a millionaire's son who led Nigeria's breakaway republic of Biafra during the country's civil war that left 1 million dead, died Saturday in a London...
  • A Nigeria 'Taliban' leader tells of a desire to fight the U.S.

    A Nigeria 'Taliban' leader tells of a desire to fight the U.S.
  • Pope Benedict XVI calls for peace in his Easter message

     
    Pope Benedict XVI calls for peace in the Middle East in his Easter address Sunday. The pontiff urged Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations and called for violence to cease in Syria....
  • Sudan and South Sudan teeter on the edge of war

     
    Sudan and South Sudan teetered dangerously on the edge of war Thursday after South Sudan refused to withdraw its forces from a conquered oil field, despite calls to do so by the U.N. and African Union. Sudan, furious about South Sudan's seizure of the oil...
  • At least 38 people killed in Easter suicide bombing in Nigeria

     
    At least 38 people were killed Sunday in a suicide bombing near a church in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, news services reported....