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  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...
  • Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore

    Ishmael Beah, author and former child soldier, comes to Baltimore
    The author Ishmael Beah grew up listening to his grandmother tell folk tales that explained, among other things, why a spider has a narrow waist. He quickly realized that beneath the whimsy were hidden life lessons he was expected to master. "I...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms
    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others

    Syrian airstrike on Aleppo school kills students, others
    An elementary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo was struck by a missile from a government jet Wednesday morning, killing at least 19 people, most of them children, opposition activists said. Hundreds of students from various schools in the...
  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
    Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays. Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow through the dim streets, at 13...
  • Disney's 'Small World' ride turns 50 with song that's hard to forget

    Disney's 'Small World' ride turns 50 with song that's hard to forget
    It's a Small World started as a way to promote global harmony, but 50 years later the Disney ride may be more famous for a theme song that's hard for visitors to forget — even when they want to. The cheery tune about laughter, hopes, fears,...
  • Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest
    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with. After more than...
  • Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city

    Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city
    When a city councilman in Irvine dreamed up the idea of forming a relationship with a coastal town in Vietnam, the leaders of this increasingly multicultural community got a quick, decisive lesson in foreign relations. Hundreds of Vietnamese Americans,...
  • Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World

    Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World
    Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday. A segment on "Good Morning America," broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, showed groups from Disney theme parks and other locations singing the well-worn...
  • Disney throws big celebration for 'It's a Small World' anniversary

    Disney throws big celebration for 'It's a Small World' anniversary
    From Tokyo to Paris, Orlando, Fla.,  to Southern California, folks all around the globe Thursday are celebrating the ride and song that, for better or worse, has been getting stuck in people's heads for the last 50 years. "It's a Small World" turns 50...
  • Unos 200.000 niños somalíes podrían morir por desnutrición, según la ONU

    Unos 200.000 niños somalíes podrían morir por desnutrición, según la ONU
    Unos 200.000 niños menores de 5 años podrían morir por desnutrición severa en Somalia hacia finales de año a menos que Naciones Unidas reciba fondos de emergencia para evitarlo, dijeron el martes responsables de la ONU. Sólo 15 millones de dólares de...