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  • The world within Vanessa Williams

    The world within Vanessa Williams
    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...
  • The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa

    The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa
    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...
  • On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American

    On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American
    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
  • Gambia, Iraq executions buck worldwide abolitionist trend

     
    Global Focus: Human rights advocates the world over have been shocked and outraged by Gambia's first executions in 27 years and an escalation in hangings in Iraq that has already sent 91 to their deaths this year. The rash of executions in the two...
  • Pictures in the News | October 16, 2012

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cambodia, where people mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 15 – 21, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • How can you help to improve the lives of men and women in Africa?

     
    Two weeks ago, I saw my wife draw from her inner strength to give birth to our son. I witnessed how she spoke to him, urging him to change position. I saw her dance in a powerful trance of fury and tenderness until my son emerged from her depths,...
  • Debate: Is it time to retire the Peace Corps?

     
    Is the Peace Corps just a government-subsidized vacation for well-to-do white kids? Nonsense, writes Jessie Seiler in an Op-Ed about her experience in the Peace Corps that ran in Sunday's Opinion pages. Before I joined the Peace Corps, I had......
  • The rise and fall of Wallace Neff's bubble houses

     
    “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....
  • Singer Youssou N'Dour to run for president of Senegal

     
    Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour has announced he will run for president of Senegal....