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  • The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates

    The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates
    Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....