| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Though they work in different fields, Susan Hough and Laguna Beach resident Jen Hutchinson share the same goal: to help young girls discover their hidden talents and use them to benefit society.
They want girls to challenge media representations of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:09 AM
MOPTI, Mali (AP) — Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaida's...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 5:45 PM
AUGUSTA (AP) — Fifteen Michigan National Guard members are on their way to Liberia as trainers for the west African nation's armed forces.
Mlive.com (http://bit.ly/TUWMui ) says about 100people were on hand Sunday for a send-off ceremony at Fort...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:59 AM
To Funlayo Alabi, Shea Radiance is much more than a business. It’s a mission.
Started in their Ellicott City home by Funlayo and her husband, Shola, Shea Radiance sells skin and hair products made from shea butter. Since the company’s...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Francesco Clemente, "Clemente > Brazil > Yale"
Through June 2, Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, (203) 423-2600, art.yale.edu/32EdgewoodAveGallery, closed Tuesdays.
Francesco Clemente is, says Robert Storr, "a bit of a nomad,"...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Through the collaboration and sponsorship of Blissfest Music Organization, Petoskey Middle School and Petoskey District Library, Dunuya Drum and Dance will be giving a workshop for the Petoskey Middle School seventh-grade social studies classes on...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
STANFORD — Students at Stanford Elementary School were treated to a very musical black-history event Friday afternoon.
The gymnasium was packed out at the end of the school day for "From Africa to America," a special two-man show tracing the roots...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Some Connecticut leaders must be ashamed. That can be the only reason they continue to conspire to diminish the state's worldwide reputation as a leader in freedom of information laws. Year after year, friends of liberty look to Connecticut for...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Drummer Bryan Fazio and West African dancer Becky Bickford are hosting two separate workshops at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center in the month of March.
The workshops are scheduled to take place March 2, with “Blissful Drumming” set for 1 to 3...