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  • Culver City gallery owner gives crutches to Sierra Leone disabled

    Culver City gallery owner gives crutches to Sierra Leone disabled
    As a Culver City art gallery owner and marketing and advertising executive, Lisa Schultz wondered whether there was anything she could do about the plight of disabled men, women and children in Sierra Leone. Many had lost limbs during unspeakable...
  • A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts

    A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts
    When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
  • In the Pipeline: The feeding of some 25 million

    So an Indian priest, a retired cop and a Thai saleswoman walk into a coffee shop. No, it's not a joke. Quite the contrary, in fact. It's three friends coming together at a special event to help some of the most put-upon children on earth. The Indian...
  • Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source

    Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin is common, a new study suggests. The study tested so-called Golden Rice against both spinach and...
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  • In Annapolis' arts district, it's chickens to the rescue

    In Annapolis' arts district, it's chickens to the rescue
    The first of the 51/2-foot-tall fiberglass chickens roosts in a vacant lot beside an Annapolis restaurant, a tire's skid marks stretched across its belly and a set of X's for eyes. Apparently, the owners joke, it had trouble crossing the road. The...
  • Selena Gómez da un giro a su carrera artística

    Selena Gómez da un giro a su carrera artística
    Selena Gómez saltó a la fama por hacer papeles de niña buena en cuentos de hadas para cine y televisión. Ahora que la precoz actriz se volvió una jovencita, ciertos personajes oscuros empiezan a rondarla. Algunos fanáticos de Gómez aún no salen del...
  • Does GOP want more war?

    In his recent column, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where leadership is needed," Oct. 14) believes he has shown that weakness is an integral part of the Obama administration's foreign policy. While it is true that the government...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 6/22 listings (updated Thursday PM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Eastbourne semifinals (in England).--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Practice for Formula One European Grand Prix (in Valencia, Spain).--Speed 9 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open second round (in Cologne, Germany).--...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 6/23 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Eastbourne final: Tamira Paszek vs. Angelique Kerber.--Tennis Ch. 8 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open third round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One European Grand Prix qualifying (in Valencia, Spain).--...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 6/24 log (updated Saturday PM)

    7 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open final round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; episode 215, on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Football: Sept. 1991: Kecoughtan vs....