| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:05 AM
You've probably never heard of the "Boko Haram." The name "D-Company" isn't likely to ring any bells either. Nor will the "Arauco Malleco Coordinating Group."
The first is from Africa; the second from India; and the last from South America. They don't...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
When Shepherd University dean Virginia Hicks saw Jennifer Penland’s application for a teaching post, she knew a common bond connected them — a passion for studying indigenous peoples.
Deeper even was the passion the experienced educators...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The regional tribal government in Southwest Alaska says the state has turned a group of fishermen into criminals, when they were only trying to feed their families, according to tribal leadership.
The head of the Association of Village Council...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:11 PM
In the late ’60s I worked part-time as a street gang counselor in the East Bronx. Under the umbrella of the police department, my job was to interdict street gangs and keep them from killing each other. I used the old “good cop-bad cop”...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:13 AM
With his surprising selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, Republican Mitt Romney is asking Americans to choose between competing narratives of our past, interpretations of present realities and visions of our future.
According to the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Celebrate the season by learning how Native Americans once cooked their food, and what they ate in the early spring at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum's spring harvest cooking demonstration. Seeqan Keepunumooôk, which means "spring harvest," will feature...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Last spring, Corina Roberts found herself with 2,500 pinyon pine tree seedlings and nowhere to plant them.
Now she has the baby trees in the ground near a former La Cañada Unified School District campus high in the Angeles National Forest. Later this...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Opens Sunday, March 17 , through March 23, at the Cinestudio in Hartford, at Trinity College, cinestudio.org
Members of PETA might not want to watch Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, the new documentary by Dmitry...
| Feb 21, 2013
Serendipity is what gives us "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga," an intimate portrait of the vanishing breed of hunters and fishers still making a life in the isolated heart of Siberia, where a mild winter day is minus 30 and the only way in or out is by...
| Feb 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John said she's always loved singing. She was in her first singing group by the tender age of 15.
"But I didn't know that I would be able to make a career of it. But I'm very grateful that I could," she said during a telephone interview...