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  • 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 …...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • UNICEF's Taste of TAP

     
    On March 26, almost 150 guests raised $8,000 for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s water and sanitation programs at the Taste of Tap event held …...
  • Companies tracking travelers

    Companies tracking travelers
    Like many Americans, John Clifton spent Sept. 11, 2001, in a panic. As travel manager of Houston-based global engineering firm KBR, he scrambled for hours trying to determine whether his company had anyone on the four hijacked planes. KBR often has...
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  • Nearly 300 elephants slain in Cameroon for ivory, government minister confirms

    Nearly 300 elephants slain in Cameroon for ivory, government minister confirms
    Poachers in search of ivory in northern Cameroon have slaughtered nearly 300 elephants for their tusks since mid-January, according to the country's minister of forestry and wildlife. Minister Ngole Philip Ngwese backed up a claim by the International...