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Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
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From childcare to medical internships, Projects Abroad offers high school students an opportunity to travel and help nurture a community in another country. This year about 1,000 students from around the world will volunteer through Projects Abroad's...
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L.A. NOWA former foreign exchange student from Ghana has been convicted in Orange County of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts while he worked for the non-profit, prosecutors said Thursday....
You know all those warnings about how America's addiction to deficit spending is going to make us look like Greece? Stop worrying. The bigger concern should be that America will look like Argentina. That could happen, theoretically, if the...
World NowThe late Illinois poet Carl Sandburg once called President Obama’s town, Chicago, the “hog butcher of the world.” Here in Kabul, the former Midwest capital of slaughterhouses has a kindred spirit in Butcher Street, a small road lined...
World NowDozens of people were trapped and at least three people died when a multi-story shopping mall in the capital of Ghana collapsed shortly before opening Wednesday, according to Ghanaian authorities....
JOHANNESBURG — Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, who vowed that the nation's oil reserves would be used for the good of the people, died Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, officials said. Mills, who turned 68 on Saturday, had planned to run...
Tags: Politics, Western Africa, Africa, Elections
World NowGhana president, John Atta Mills, died suddenly Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement by his office....
L.A. NOWU.S. officials Tuesday were trying to assist an Irvine couple who were detained by police in Ghana after adopting four children in the African nation....
Friday morning, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee — along with her country's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Yemeni activist Tawakul Karman — was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. A decade ago, this moment would have seemed unthinkable....
Evelyn Robertson was consulting in Canada and the Caribbean for Xerox when she decided to enroll in Pepperdine University’s Organization Change Program at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology to broaden her career internationally. The...
Money & CompanyScientists say climate change will eventually claim many victims -– including, according to a new report, chocolate. As temperatures increase and weather trends change, the main growing regions for cocoa could shrink drastically, according to new...
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