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Sarah Clark, Interactive Content Producer / FacebookThe United Nations has declared a hunger crisis in parts of Somalia and is calling for a widespread international response to end the suffering. Right now 12 million people in East Africa are at risk of starving to death. Preventable diseases and...
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KTLA NewsYORBA LINDA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 7-year-old boy from Yorba Linda has tackled climbing Mt. Whitney, and is now setting his sights on even higher peaks. "I want to climb every mountain there is, if that's possible," Tyler Armstrong told KTLA. Armstrong...
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Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
Multi-media JournalistTrekking Mount Kilimanjaro is not for the faint of heart, but a local York County man said he can do it, if he does it for a reason. "He's the kind of guy that if there is that kinda challenge that close to where he is gonna be, he's gonna wana do it,"...
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CNNMOGADISHU, Somalia (CNN) -- A top al Qaeda operative in East Africa, Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, was killed at a Somali checkpoint in Mogadishu, a senior official in neighboring Kenya said Saturday. Mohammed, a citizen of both Kenya and Comoros, was long...
OutpostsJason Kontomitras had a dream and a desire. The 12-year-old Los Angeles resident wanted to help blind and vision-impaired children in Guatemala be able to receive sight-restoring surgeries. To accomplish this, he set out on a fund-raising mission --...
Babylon & BeyondTestifying to the infectious fever of calling for democratic change, protests spread Friday to the tiny East African nation of Djibouti, where thousands rallied in demand that the president resign. President Ismail Omar Guelleh has incurred the wrath of...
OutpostsTennis legend Martina Navratilova embarked Monday on her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged youth worldwide through sports-based projects. The...
OutpostsTennis legend Martina Navratilova has reached Day 4 of her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro and is finding the ascent, and the weather, more challenging thus far than she imagined it would be. Here's an excerpt from Navratilova's most......
OutpostsTennis legend Martina Navratilova has suspended her first attempt to climb Tanzania's 19,340-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro after feeling unwell on the fourth day of the ascent. Navratilova, 54, was assisted down the mountain by porters and driven to the nearby...
Tennis great Martina Navratilova recounts having to give up Kilimanjaro climb after becoming seriously illOutpostsTimes sports columnist Bill Dwyre was one of a handful of reporters who spoke to Martina Navratilova by telephone Sunday morning following her release from a hospital where the tennis legend had been after becoming seriously ill during her attempt......
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