| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:57 AM
DAKAR, Senegal -- President Obama promoted U.S. efforts to reduce malnutrition and food shortages on Friday, saying initiatives that leverage private investments will lift Africa to self-sufficiency.
“It’s not just a few who are benefiting...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Obama goes to Africa to hail democracy and joint ventures
Wednesday, June 26 -- President Obama embarks on a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday to show support for the continent’s developing democracies and to strengthen the U.S. role in a...
| Jun 17, 2013
They followed their parents to remote regions of the world to preach the Gospel. But in recent years, dozens of adults, known in evangelical Christian circles as "MKs," or missionary kids, have come forward to report decades-old abuse at the hands of...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:13 AM
The Department of Art at Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave. in New London, presents two concurrent exhibits of work by photographer and alumnus David Katzenstein (’76),
“World Views: Ritual and Celebration in Global Culture” and...
| May 17, 2013
Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
| Apr 27, 2013
Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:34 PM
“No Nails, No Lumber: The Bubble Houses of Wallace Neff” by Jeffrey Head centers on the orb-shaped buildings by one of L.A.’s most beloved architects....
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour has announced he will run for president of Senegal....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Unrest is building in Senegal over President Abdoulaye Wade's plan to seek a third term....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Eight thousand communities in Africa have sworn off female circumcision, including almost 2,000 that abandoned the practice this year, the United Nations Population Fund and UNICEF announced today. In northern and eastern stretches of Africa and the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:41 PM
In Senegal, people feared that if the president won a third term in office Sunday, the country might descend into chaos. At least six people have already died in protests over the controversial leader. "At first I thought it would all calm down,"...