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The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's microphysics laboratory and founder of a Bolingbrook tech company was recently named one of the White House's 11 national "Champions of Change," a distinction that honors immigrant innovators in America....
LONDON – Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old...
"Doctor Who" is celebrating 50 years on the air this year, new episodes begin airing Saturday and to top it all off, the good Doctor has just received a Peabody Award for 50 years of "evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known...
SEATTLE—A Portland, Ore., man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday on charges of aiding one of three suicide bombers who conducted a deadly attack near the headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service in Lahore in 2009. At least 30 people...
Tags: Maldives, Prosecution, Suicide, Justice System, Pakistan
By the time their rickety boat was rescued last week off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, nearly a hundred of the weakened passengers had lost their lives – roughly three times as many as survived. The starving people had endured nearly two...
Tags: Thailand, Human Rights Watch, Bangladesh, Burma, Bodies of Water
The above contraption may look a little funny, but it can be essential in the kitchen. Meet the heat diffuser. When you have a recipe that requires stove-top cooking over an extremely low and gentle flame, or are using a delicate cooking vessel such...
Facing continued pressure over alleged wartime abuses, Sri Lankan officials rejected renewed accusations that a 12-year-old boy was executed in the final throes of its bloody civil war. Questions surrounding the death of Balachandran Prabhakaran, the...
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
WDBJ7 BloggerIt is the finale; it is go time for the teams! Trey and Lexi are the first to leave the Pit Stop. Teams travel to Barcelona, Spain then catch a train to the Loire Valley in France. Once there they have to find the Garden of France. While on...
Tags: Auto Racing, United Nations, New York City, France, Travel
WDBJ7 BloggerWE have two episodes left of this season of The Amazing Race. Teams are in Amsterdam which Europeans call it the Venice of the north due to its numerous canals. Racers travel to Barcelona, Spain for this leg. Nadiya and Natalie book a 6 o'clock flight...
Tags: Entertainment, Tennis, Auto Racing, Music, Trips and Vacations
Suresh Krause laid out his career path for his uncle on Christmas day last year: He planned to spend about 20 years in the U.S. Army, eventually moving up in rank and becoming a flight instructor. Then he'd change careers, but with the same purpose in...
WDBJ7 Blogger“Make Your Way to the Capital of THIS Country” Teams are given a flag and have to figure out where their next destination is. James and Jaymes figured out that the flag is the Netherlands. The Texans and Twins think they are flying to...
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