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English King Found After 500 Years


Click here to download video England’s King Richard III has been dead for more than 500 years, but until now his final resting place was…read more

A woman wears a mask while riding a bicycle on the street during severe pollution on January 23, 2013 in Beijing, China. While masks may keep out some larger pollution particles, they are not very effective against fine particles.

Beijing Reacts to Record Smog Cloud


China is the world’s fastest growing major economy, but the resulting pollution from factories and vehicles has made it dangerous for some city residents to…read more


Mali Conflict Puts Manuscripts in Danger


Click here to download video Although the city of Timbuktu in Mali is now an impoverished town of about 30,000 people, it has a long…read more


French Forces Advance in Mali


Click here to download video The ongoing conflict in the North African nation of Mali between the combined Malian and French forces in the south…read more

A Congolese boy shelters from the rain under a truck in a refugee camp about six miles from the town of Goma. The camp houses up to 35,000 people who have been displaced by the violence.

African “World War” Flares in Congo


For the last two decades fighting in the Central East African countries of Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has killed…read more


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