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Sandy Valdivieso and her husband intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal. They ended up almost 7,000 miles off-course in Dhaka, Bangladesh. How something this bizarre could happen illustrates how a single mix-up on an airline's part can...
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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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — The film festival crowd had filled the last seats in the Cine Neerwaya and, when there was no room left, sat four abreast in the aisles. The opening credits hardly dimmed the buzz in the theater; for those who missed a...
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Anquan Boldin was on another continent when he learned he had been traded from the team that had won the Super Bowl in January to the team that he had helped to beat in the big game. The now former Baltimore Ravens receiver said he had just arrived in...
World NowGlobal Focus: Human rights advocates the world over have been shocked and outraged by Gambia's first executions in 27 years and an escalation in hangings in Iraq that has already sent 91 to their deaths this year. The rash of executions in the two...
FrameworkTuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cambodia, where people mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the...
World NowSecretary of State Hillary Clinton launched a tour across Africa on Tuesday by promising “partnership not patronage” with African nations....
Pop & HissSenegalese singer Youssou N'Dour has announced he will run for president of Senegal....
L.A. at Home“No Nails, No Lumber: The Bubble Houses of Wallace Neff” by Jeffrey Head centers on the orb-shaped buildings by one of L.A.’s most beloved architects....
World NowEight thousand communities in Africa have sworn off female circumcision, including almost 2,000 that abandoned the practice this year, the United Nations Population Fund and UNICEF announced today. In northern and eastern stretches of Africa and the...
World NowSenegal's incumbent president concedes defeat: Incumbent Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's move to swiftly concede defeat after Sunday's presidential run-off election was seen as big step for African democracy, in a ieighborhhod better know for...
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