SAN DIEGO.-Por provenir de una familia que es un poco como un
guiso racial y étnico —su madre es afro-cubana, su padre es
australiano de origen irlandés— Soledad O'Brien, de CNN, puede
optar por identificarse de muchas maneras.
Hundreds of people gathered Saturday night inside the ballroom
at the Tucson Jewish Community Center to celebrate, learn and eat
different foods presented by five women for the Ethnic Flavors of
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Radovan Karadzic's words urging the
destruction of Bosnia's non-Serbs rang out in a courtroom Tuesday
from speeches and intercepted phone calls as U.N. prosecutors
opened their genocide and war crimes case against him.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — On the first day of his trial on
Monday, Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who stands
accused of genocide against Bosnia's Muslim population, refused to
appear in court and sent word once again that he wanted more time
to prepare his defense. The proce…
CAIRO — The warren of slum alleys is called the Jews' Quarter,
but no Jews live there. The ancient synagogue still stands, but its
roof is gone. The government is renovating it, but is doing so at a
moment when anti-Israel feeling is running especially high in
AMBEPUSSA, Sri Lanka — Vinojan's boyhood ended when Sri Lanka's
civil war reignited.
Tucson Unified School District is asking voters to approve a tax
override to replace money lost to state budget cuts and to boost
technology in the district.
KABUL — Facing Taliban threats and approaching winter snows,
Afghan election officials must now scramble to organize a runoff
presidential election on Nov. 7 after a grim President Hamid Karzai
bowed to intense U.S. pressure and acknowledged Tuesday that he
fell short of a majority.
TEHRAN, Iran — A suicide bomber killed five senior commanders of
the powerful Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others Sunday near
the Pakistani border in the heartland of a potentially escalating
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber who hid among the Sunni congregation
in a northern Iraqi mosque sprayed gunfire at worshippers Friday,
then blew himself up, killing at least 15 people, including the
imam leading prayers, officials said.
Arizonans know that a majority of their children complete high
school and go on successfully to college or jobs. They also know
that a sizeable minority of students score low on the high school
AIMS tests, drop out or, even if they graduate, are poorly
educated, leaving them ill-equipped for…