| May 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Strong programs and great community support are some of the things that work together to make a good library, according to Boyle County Public Library Director Karl Benson. On May 31, Benson will retire from the library, after 35 years.
His career as a...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Eve Ensler has inspired and empowered women all around the world to speak out about their bodies and to protest women-targeted violence. Artistic, courageous, generous and funny, Ensler is a galvanizing playwright, internationally best-selling author,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Sometimes a number is shocking enough to stop you cold.
In filmmaker Dawn Porter's documentary "Gideon's Army," which takes an in-depth look at the professional grind experienced by public defenders (playing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Siskel Film...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Other stories focus on the European debt crisis and Polo model Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, who is trying to make polo more popular in the United States....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:05 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Could your mobile phone, your computer, or even your gaming system help create violence somewhere thousands of miles away? According to one advocacy group, they do.
"You don't think a lot about the purchases you make every day,"...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Long itinerant but a survivor, the Congo Square Theatre Company has landed in the old Black Ensemble space at 4520 N. Beacon St. It feels like the right home, partly for matters of history (Black Ensemble Theatre and the Organic Theatre both thrived...
| May 1, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Conservationists with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have found that larger male gorillas living in the rainforests of Congo seem to be more successful than smaller ones at attracting mates and...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Rep. Todd Akin's fame - more accurately, his infamy - now reaches all the way to the Congo.
There, Eve Ensler, the award-winning American author of ''The Vagina Monologues'' and herself a survivor of rape, wrote an open letter castigating last week's...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:55 PM