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Seven years ago, Burbank resident Shannon Fernando traveled to the Philippines, working in a slum for six weeks with women trafficked as sex slaves. It wasn't the first international foray for the then-UCLA biology undergraduate. The child of a United...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Nursing, Health, United Nations, Travel
It is not every day that one can say a piece of Wellington is in Africa. But that is exactly what happened when Tiger Shark Cove Park's used playground equipment was sent via cargo container to Migori, Kenya. The story begins when Alex DeLange of...
As a teenager, Paul Jorden cared for his cancer-stricken mother, leading her to suggest he become a doctor because of his bedside manner. He took her advice, going on to medical school and a 24-year career as an orthopedic surgeon in private practice....
On Sunday at 2 p.m., the community is invited to an outdoor Sunday afternoon worship service, Blessing of the Seeds, to celebrate and bless the 2013 Growing Project at the farm near Wolfsville, Md. In its eighth year, the project is supported by nine...
NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced two Iranian nationals convicted of plotting attacks against Western targets to life in prison. Ahmad Abolfathi Mohammad and Sayed Mansour Mousavi were arrested in June 2012 and led officials to a...
Tags: Pakistan, Justice System, Prisons, Crime, Law and Justice, Iran
Jene Meece got involved with Kenya on a whim. In 2006, the Newport Beach resident read a news story about Father Henry Simaro, head of the African Child Foundation, visiting the United States to raise money for Fanaka Primary School, in the Kenyan...
The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
Roland Park Country School graduate Jocelyn Young-Hyman, who is now a Peace Corps volunteer, has big plans for the money raised Thursday by her alma mater in its annual All-School Walk. Young-Hyman, a 2007graduate of the all-girls school on Roland...
Kenneth J. Mundy, 84, of Greenfield, Mass., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center. Born June 3, 1928, in Kijabe, Kenya, he was the only child of missionaries, William and Lily (Pierson) Mundy. He...
NAIROBI, Kenya -- The swearing-in ceremony Tuesday for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, already one of the country's richest and most powerful men, involved pomp, a 21-gun salute, an old Bible and controversy. A dozen heads of state attended as Kenyatta...
With a 10th-place finish, Naperville's Chris Derrick helped the United States win a landmark silver medal in the senior men's race Sunday at the World Cross-Country Championships in snowy Bysgoszcz, Poland. It was the first U.S. senior men's medal at...
Tags: Awards and Prizes
Capitol IdeasGov. Tom Corbett announced Monday that Inspector General Kenya Mann Faulkner has resigned to become the University of Cincinnati’s top lawyer. Faulkner, 45, of Ambler, Montgomery County, will become general counsel at the Ohio university. Her...
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