| May 2, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Posted by Rick Pearson at 12:30 a.m. U.S Sen. Mark Kirk, a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, credited the work of military and intelligence officials in carrying out a special operations mission to kill Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. “It shows......
| Jul 31, 2010
After spending most of her career, including a dozen years at CNN, covering hard news, Daryn Kagan launched her own Web site (DarynKagan.com) to showcase "hopeful" news. Her goal is to show the world what's possible, one story at a time. Kagan, 47, has...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
NAIROBI - Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died in hospital where she was undergoing treatment for cancer, her organization the Green Belt Movement said on Monday.
Maathai, who won the 2004 Nobel Prize, was the...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 11:20 AM
(Reuters) - Somali police said on Saturday that Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, one of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operatives, was killed in the capital of the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday.
Mohammed was reputed to be the head of al Qaeda in east Africa,...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 3:52 PM
If working out in a traditional gym is not your thing, consider Hidden Talents, an acclaimed studio in Huntington Beach that offers atypical fitness classes like hip-hop, go-go, burlesque, pole, pole fitness, cardio stretch, lap dance, chair, floor, hoop,...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 1:55 PM
After my separation in 2004 and subsequent divorce, I was sure I would never want to get married again, I could have joined a convent voluntarily because I wanted nothing to do with men anymore. I embarked on my career as a helicopter pilot with all my...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:43 PM
A Chicago man has been charged with trying to take possession of heroin concealed in a picture frame he had had shipped from Kenya to the downtown hotel where he worked, court documents show.
Taiwo Obayemi, 34, of the 5100 block of South Blackstone...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Fourteen years after a truck bomb ripped through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the families of 12 Americans killed in the attack are still fighting for federal compensation that has been granted to other terrorism victims — a struggle that has...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website.
The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
| Jan 11, 2008
Efforts to resolve Kenya's disputed presidential election faltered Thursday as diplomats from the United States and African Union left the country without forging an agreement.
As he departed, African Union Chairman John Kufuor, who is president of...
| Dec 29, 2007
The challenger took a strong lead in early results Friday from Kenya's elections, raising the prospect that President Mwai Kibaki would become the first incumbent here and one of the few anywhere in sub-Saharan Africa to be voted out of office.