| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:37 PM
No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Lynchburg entrepreneur, Thomas Johnson wants start a school to help local community members learn woodworking skills.
“You have to understand that woodworking is big,” said Johnson. “When you were born, you were welcomed by what? A...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Siriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead.
He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A former foreign exchange student from Ghana has been convicted in Orange County of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts while he worked for the non-profit, prosecutors said Thursday....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:35 AM
U.S. officials Tuesday were trying to assist an Irvine couple who were detained by police in Ghana after adopting four children in the African nation....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Ghana president, John Atta Mills, died suddenly Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement by his office....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Dozens of people were trapped and at least three people died when a multi-story shopping mall in the capital of Ghana collapsed shortly before opening Wednesday, according to Ghanaian authorities....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:24 AM
The late Illinois poet Carl Sandburg once called President Obama’s town, Chicago, the “hog butcher of the world.” Here in Kabul, the former Midwest capital of slaughterhouses has a kindred spirit in Butcher Street, a small road lined...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Dive teams found a body in Lake Michigan as they searched this morning for a freshman at St. Scholastica Academy who disappeared while swimming with two other students Thursday afternoon in Rogers Park.
Lexie Adu, 15, whose family immigrated from Ghana...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:00 PM
As an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, Alexander Kinyua was described by a professor as "docile" and dedicated, always looking to improve himself. On the Internet, Kinyua — now accused of killing a family friend and...