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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&#...
  • 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...
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    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Court convicts former Congolese warlord of using child soldiers

     
    After waiting almost a decade for justice, Congolese victims of former warlord Thomas Lubanga saw him convicted Wednesday by the International Criminal Court at the Hague, the first verdict in the panel's 10-year history. Lubanga could face life...
  • Happiness tops in Denmark, lowest in Togo, study says

     
    Bhutan is leading an international meeting today at the United Nations, seeking “next steps towards realizing the vision of a new well being” that include gauging happiness in different countries. The South Asian state already uses has a...
  • 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...
  • Story behind missing Russian child takes a chilling turn

     
    The case of a missing baby captured the hearts of Russians when the teenage mother pleaded on TV for its return. And then the story took a gruesome twist....
  • Dr. David L. Rimoin dies at 75; Cedars-Sinai geneticist

    Dr. David L. Rimoin dies at 75; Cedars-Sinai geneticist
    Dr. David L. Rimoin, a medical geneticist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who pioneered studies of dwarfism and other skeletal abnormalities, died Sunday at the Los Angeles hospital. He was 75 and had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer days...
  • Kony militia steps up attacks in Congo, Central African Republic

     
    A notorious militia that has terrorized Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has stepped up its attacks this year, displacing more than 4,200 people, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. The Lord’s Resistance Army and its infamous...
  • 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....
  • 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....