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  • Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize

    Eleanor Catton's 'The Luminaries' wins 2013 Man Booker Prize
    Eleanor Catton took the 2013 Man Booker Prize for "The Luminaries" at an awards ceremony in London on Tuesday night. At age 28, Catton is the youngest novelist ever to win the prestigious prize -- and her novel, at more than 800 pages, is the longest...
  • Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe

    Mel Reynolds, a former congressman from Illinois, was arrested in Zimbabwe after he was accused of immigration violations and allegedly found in possession of pornography, state media reported Tuesday. Reynolds, who resigned from Congress when he was...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe

    Ex-Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds arrested in Zimbabwe
    Less than a year after disgraced former Rep. Mel Reynolds ran a failed bid for Congress under the slogan of “redemption,” the convicted sex offender is again facing allegations of sexual misconduct, this time in Zimbabwe, according to...
  • Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'

    Lawyer for ex-Rep. Reynolds: 'He's OK. . .and in good spirits'
    WASHINGTON — Former Congressman Mel Reynolds, who is imprisoned in Zimbabwe for alleged pornography and immigration violations, is taking medication for high blood pressure but “is doing fine,” his lawyer said today in an interview...
  • Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped

    Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped
    Former Rep. Mel Reynolds is expected to be freed and deported from Zimbabwe as early as Tuesday after pornography charges were dropped Friday and he pleaded guilty to a visa violation. Reynolds' lawyer, Arthur Gurira, said his client remained in jail in...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him

    Friends and family of late Warhill baseball player Kees van Leliveld feel they are better because they 'connected' with him
    JAMES CITY — Those who knew Kees van Leliveld best say that the missionary trip to the southern African country of Zimbabwe in 2012 was life-changing. During the day he farmed fields at an orphanage or gathered rocks for a meditation garden he...
  • African views on Mandela vary by country [Commentary]

    African views on Mandela vary by country  [Commentary]
    Africa is a continent, not a country. However, most of the world refers to Africa as one collective, with little attention paid toward borders; a practice most Africans resent. And it has never been quite as prevalent as in the last few days since...
  • 'Adore,' 'Golden Notebook' Author Doris Lessing Dead at 94

    Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize-winning author whose novel "Adore" was adapted as a Naomi Watts starter this year, has died in London. She was 94. Her publisher, HarperCollins, said the author of more than 55 works of fiction, opera, nonfiction and...
  • Women warriors on journalism's front lines

    Women warriors on journalism's front lines
    I came out of the hotel, out of this Tuesday evening awards event, feeling wonderful — and terrible. Wonderful because the heroic work being done by the women journalists who’d been honored by the International Women’s Media Foundation...
  • Watch it live: 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards salute 4 brave women

    Watch it live: 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards salute 4 brave women
    Each year, four women in journalism are saluted for their guts and their tenacity by an organization created to spotlight such singular courage. The International Women's Media Foundation is holding a 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards ceremony tonight...