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  • Clinton calls to 'rid the world' of Kony as attacks rise

     
    The notorious militia headed by Joseph Kony that has kidnapped hundreds of children and forced them to fight and serve as sex slaves must be stopped, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday in Uganda. But refugee and activist groups say the Lord&#...
  • Former Congo warlord sentenced to 14 years over child soldiers

     
    Former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga was ordered Tuesday to serve 14 years in prison for enlisting children as soldiers, the first sentence handed down by the decade-old International Criminal Court....
  • The U.N.'s 'list of shame': Where children are tools of war [Map]

     
    A new United Nations report shows that children are recruited and used as combatants in countries spanning from Colombia to the Philippines. Click for an interactive map based on the information and numbers gathered by the U.N....
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 4, 2013

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: People leave Damara, the last strategic town keeping Central African Republic rebels from the country's capital, Bangui; Palestinians celebrate the 48th anniversary of the Fatah movement in Gaza; firefighters carry a...
  • Undercover doc lacks clarity

    Who is the ambassador? He's not a real ambassador. He's a fake ambassador, a persona adopted by Danish documentarian Mads Brugger, the man behind this sardonic investigative essay on the corrupt blood diamond trade centered in the Central African...
  • U.S. lends support in hunt for notorious African warlord Kony

    U.S. lends support in hunt for notorious African warlord Kony
    The lush, green forests of central Africa have long been the playground and refuge of the continent's most-notorious warlord, Joseph Kony. His Lord's Resistance Army, which began with the aim of overthrowing the Ugandan government, has since spread to...
  • Poetless

    A nation without poets. Could there by anything sadder? Well, not exactly a nation. Monaco is more of a resort -- a kingdom by the sea, or rather a principality. It stretches across a whole couple of kilometers of scenic coastline on the French Riviera....
  • Southern California Close-Ups: The gentle and genteel Santa Barbara

    Southern California Close-Ups: The gentle and genteel Santa Barbara
    If all of California had been created by a romance novelist, it would probably look like Santa Barbara -- whitewashed walls, red-tile roofs, gentle slopes, lapping waves, swaying fronds, stately churches and private estates suitable for Oprah, Rob Lowe...
  • News of the Weird: Monopoly Money

    News of the Weird: Monopoly Money
    In March, Microsoft was fined 561 million euros (about $725 million) by the European Commission after, apparently, a programmer carelessly left out just one line of code in Microsoft's Service Pack 1 of European versions of Windows 7. That one line...
  • Kony video sequel tries to tackle some of the criticisms

     
    The makers of an explosively popular video that spotlighted the brutality of a Ugandan guerrilla leader have released a second video that redoubles their calls to stop Joseph Kony and grapples with some of the criticisms aimed at their controversial...
  • Elgin pastor shares experiences, passion for malaria cause

     
    For Elgin pastor Olin Sletto, the effects of malaria in Africa are more than just statistics, he’s seen them firsthand, having contracted the illness while …...