| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades as the U.S. military deepens its footprint in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:45 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Almost a week after the African Union called for the International Criminal Court to delay its prosecution of Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, the judicial body responded by excusing Kenyatta from having to be in court for...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Los Angeles Fashion Council kicked off its second day at the Grove shopping center with a pair of runway shows by the winners of its recent Open Runway competition (for "brand-new and barely emerging designers"), Amabelle Aguiluz and Rose La Grua....
| Oct 14, 2013
|| NASCAR || K&N Pro Series: Dover (T) || FS17 ||
|| F1 || Japanese Grand Prix || NBCSN12:30 a.m. ||
|| MLB || ALCS, Gm. 2: TBA@Boston (T) || MLB2 ||
|| NLCS, Game 3: St. Louis@Dodgers || TBS8 ||
|| NBA pre....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- Military interventions by powerful nations into lesser ones, such as now continues in Mali (and Afghanistan), and is being urged by many into the Syrian civil war, are inherently reckless since even the most powerful states can have the whole...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market, now in its 19th year, will feature 330 films from 49 countries, including 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres and 14 U.S. premieres.
The films will be showcased in 53...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:11 PM
As soon as Amanda Mages learned through a middle school research project that 1 billion people worldwide do not have access to quality drinking water, she wanted to do something.
But it wasn't until years later that she started talking about her desire...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Cate Blanchett and Adam Driver are among thesps appearing in shorts at the 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest and Short Film Market. The fest, now in its 19th year, will showcase 330 films including 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Guitarist Bombino's performance at a wedding in the desert city of Agadez, Niger, six years ago was, in some ways, a typical job. Then 27, he had been playing music since childhood and toured globally as a member of the band Tidawt. But this gig became...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When the South African delegation arrives at the Annecy toon fest, members will be looking to cement their growing reputation for world-class animation.
"For South Africa, it's a great year," says Veronique Encrenaz, head of projects at Annecy's film...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:09 AM
MOPTI, Mali (AP) — Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaida's...