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"Christmas Letter 2014"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

Bystander Jumps Into Freezing Water, Saves Baby Trapped In Overturned Car

The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Good News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife ...

UN Peacekeepers Free 67 Hostages In Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

BANGUI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic freed 67 hostages who had been seized by militia groups, a spokeswoman ...

How to Pay Less for a New Car

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

Because December -- and great year-end deals -- will be here before you know it, I want to share some of the strategies I learned in case you're planning to buy a new car in the next few months.

What Airlines Can Learn From Car Dealerships -- And What It Means for You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Travelers, and particularly airline passengers, are frustrated with a system that took a simple product, such as an airline ticket, and separated it into smaller parts, an act euphemistically called "unbundling."

James Brown Biopic: Should Life Stories Really Include Fabricated Incidents?

Charles Thomson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Thomson

It is surely irresponsible to insert significant, fictitious incidents into movies marketed as true stories. Besides which, James Brown's life story was about as dramatic as they come. If you can't turn that into a compelling movie without inventing non-existent shotgun fire, nobody's life story is safe.

Central African Republic's Ceasefire In Tatters

Posted 08.05.2014 | World

BANGUI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The Central African Republic's Muslim rebels and Christian militia accused each other on Tuesday of violating a ceasefire de...

Six of the Coolest Illinois Roadside Attractions

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.28.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Summer is the perfect time to go on a road trip in Illinois, which is home to many parks, historical sites, and for those who are brave enough, creepy roads.

Warring Factions In Central African Republic Sign Ceasefire

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic signed a cease-fire ...

Central African Republic's Ex-President Named Head Of Rebel Militia

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A spokesman says Central African Republic's former president has been reinstated as head of a rebel movement...

Don't Be 'a Victim of Disorganized Thinking' -- Keep More of Your Hard-earned Cash

Mark Steber | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

As soon as you start thinking about starting a business, you should begin tracking your expenses -- whether you use an app, a notebook or go the old-school route and use shoeboxes, be sure to keep receipts and cancelled checks.

Central African Republic At Risk Of Genocide, Says Human Rights Group

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 08.24.2014 | World

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — In the early hours of Monday morning, a Christian militia swept down on the village of Ardo-Djobi near Bambari in the Central ...

Your Seatbelt Isn't the Only Thing You Should Be Putting On in the Car This Summer

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

As a frequent commuter and lover of the road, I knew that I had to make a few changes to stay safe. I've compiled four key tips that I now follow in the hopes that you'll remember that a seatbelt isn't the only thing you should be putting on in the car this summer.

LOOK: Church Shelters 900 Muslims Despite Death Threats From Militia

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion

CARNOT, Central African Republic (AP) — Men so old their eyes are clouded with cataracts. Orphans who witnessed their parents' slaughter, left alone...

Central African Republic Bans Text Messages

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

While the Central African Republic stands on the precipice of genocide and protests rage in the capital, the government in Bangui has banned text mess...

"Miles to Go Before It Sleeps"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.27.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Any motorist knows that the best way to ensure longevity is to regularly check your parts, monitor your fluids and make sure your und...

Driving in a Foreign Country: What You Need to Know

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

Getting from Point A to Point B in a foreign land is a fundamental part of traveling -- and should be one of the more enjoyable aspects of exploring a new country. So what do you need to know before you get behind the wheel for the ultimate private tour?

Deadly Gunbattles Rock Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

By Marine Pennetier PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) - French peacekeepers killed several militants during a three-hour battle on Monday after c...

Lessons From Beyond the Mass Grave

Salil Shetty | Posted 06.17.2014 | World
Salil Shetty

It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic cleansing. This scene may be reminiscent of one that occurred during the Rwanda genocide. But this happened in February, not 20 years ago.

Riding in Cars With Boys

Dana King | Posted 06.11.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

It's possible that by the ripe age of seven, my child has lost all faith in me when it comes to knowing anything.

Locked Up In Hell

Chris Peak | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Chris Peak

Africa (the continent, not the country) has an Alcatraz, and it's the Central African Republic (CAR). "This is hell within hell," one man states as h...

The Central African Republic's Future Depends on New York and Washington

Florent Geel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Florent Geel

A United Nations peace-keeping mission for Central Africa? This is the ultimate question for the US and the international community as a whole as talks launched in New York on March 6 wend their way to a vote.

Less Than 1,000 Muslims Are Left In CAR Capital City

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As the number of Muslims in Bangui, the Central African Republic capital, dwindles to an estimated 900, the head of a global alliance of churche...

Orphans In The Central African Republic Face Lonely Walk To Safety

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 04.27.2014 | World

CARNOT, Central African Republic (AP) — Ibrahim Adamou's parents had just been killed in front of him. He wasn't sure whether any of his five siblin...

Shocking Violence Against Muslims In Central African Republic Forces Flight

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion

(RNS) African religious leaders are appealing for an end to violence against Muslims in the Central African Republic as thousands flee to neighboring ...