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Rhena Schweitzer Miller, the only child of Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian Dr. Albert Schweitzer, who carried on his medical missionary work in the West African country of Gabon after his death in 1965, has died. She was 90. Miller died of natural...
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Zap2It.comWho is more prepared for "Survivor" glory, an Olympic champion or a video game champion? That's one of the mysteries that will be answered this season on "Survivor: Gabon -- Earth's Last Eden." CBS announced the cast for the 17th "Survivor"...
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Zap2It.comScrap those "Survivor" viewing parties for Thursday, Sept. 18, but get ready to schedule an extra-long gala for the following week. CBS announced Monday (Aug. 25) that "Survivor: Gabon -- Earth's Last Eden" will now premiere on Thursday, Sept. 25 with...
Special to The TimesBob WEIS was trolling EBay from his 1962 Palm Springs ranch house, hunting for the African artifacts he has collected for the last 20 years, when he hit the mother lode. There, among the carved wooden stools and ceremonial figures, hand-woven textiles,...
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the steamy twilight of the jungle, Gilles Bokande hunkered beside a mossy stump and pinched his nose between his index and middle fingers. Blowing air through the back of his throat, he bleated like a duiker, a tiny forest antelope. Nothing happened....
Tags: Maryland, Endangered Species, Nature, Finance, Western Africa
Tribune foreign correspondentThe wind has no name. But it is a fierce wind, a bad wind, and when it blows down this tar-black jungle river most people run. Because it turns their eyes to color of blood. Because the wind kills them. Isidore Edjimouagno knows. He survived the evil...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- In a secret campaign to spread its influence beyond Lebanon and Iran, the Shiite extremist group Hezbollah has established a network of operatives in West and Central Africa, an area that may be providing new bases for terrorist acts against...
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