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  • Lions and tigers and drugs

    Lions and tigers and drugs
    The hippo and crocodiles were statues made of glass and cement. But the lions and tigers were real. It was one of those odd things drug traffickers do. Like decorating their assault rifles with gold and diamonds. When Mexican authorities raided a...
  • Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever

    Mugabe seems as ensconced as ever
    The two stuffed lions flanked Robert Mugabe like a couple of eczema- ridden dogs, but the Zimbabwean president seemed delighted by the effect. "Are you afraid?" he taunted foreign journalists after his party's resounding victory in 2005 parliamentary...
  • Text of Sen. Barack Obama's 'A more perfect union' speech

    These are the prepared remarks that the Illinois senator delivered today at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia. "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union." Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the...
  • Wildlife filmmakers focusing on endangered cats

    Wildlife filmmakers focusing on endangered cats
    South African wildlife photographers and authors Dereck and Beverly Joubert have worked in some of Africa's most remote areas for more than 25 years, recording the life cycles and decline of some of the continent's most iconic animals, in the process...
  • 'Avatar' wins top Golden Globe

    'Avatar' wins top Golden Globe
    The night belongs to "Avatar." The sci-fi blockbuster -- the most expensive movie ever made and on track to become the highest-grossing film ever made – won the Golden Globe tonight for best dramatic film and best director for James Cameron. "Avatar"...
  • 'Bad Penny,' 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Desert Sunrise' and 'Just Like White People'

    'Bad Penny,' 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Desert Sunrise' and 'Just Like White People'
    "A bad penny always turns up" is a platitude that packs an unexpected existential punch, at least in the sardonic world of New York playwright Mac Wellman. In Wellman's Obie Award-winning short play, the titular "Bad Penny" opens a portal to the...



  • Hikers' encounter with mountain lions prompt temporary park closure

    Two brothers hiking in Pescadero Creek Park in San Mateo County had a close encounter of the threatening kind when they came face to face with two aggressive mountain lions, prompting the temporary closure of the park. The California Department......
  • Paris prepares for major zoo renovation, to be finished in 2014 (no elephants included)

    PARIS — For a zoo, it's a quiet and lonely place. Among the few remaining residents of Paris' main animal park are the giraffes -- whose long necks make travel inconvenient -- and a hippo who was permitted to stay......