Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…
Bill Robinson as the butler is caught in the act of teaching Shirley Temple his world famous stair dance in a scene from "The Little Colonel," 1935. (AP Photo)
Dr. Walter Schreiber, acting mayor of West Berlin, right, congratulates American track star Jesse Owens telling him, "Hitler wouldn't shake your hands, I give you both hands," Aug. 22, 1951. (AP Photo/Hans von Nolde)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the
United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno
Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama
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NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political
power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender
gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.
BEIJING — A $7 billion mining deal between Guinea's repressive
military regime and a little-known Chinese company underscores
China's full-throttle rush into Africa and its willingness to deal
with brutal and corrupt governments.
Truth is not only stranger than fiction, but, at times, edgier
as well, as evidenced by the behind-the-scenes drama that led to
the end of apartheid in South Africa.