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Lessons From Beyond the Mass Grave

Salil Shetty | Posted 04.17.2014 | 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 04.11.2014 | 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 04.08.2014 | 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 03.24.2014 | 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 02.26.2014 | 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 ...

CAR Man Brutally Murdered By Crowd

AP | ANDREW DRAKE and JEROME DELAY | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — In a shocking display of violence that underscores the anarchy in Central African Republic, soldiers and rec...

Jon Ward

Hillary Clinton's Comment She Hasn't Driven Since '96 Is Out Of Tune With Populist Mood | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rising inequality, a sense of the system being rigged in favor of the powerful: Those themes have been building for years, among conserv...

The Big 6-Oh

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.24.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an age-old maxim that has never appeared in Maxim, the racy men's magazine whose target audience is not exactly geezers like me, age is relative, especially if you have old relatives.

France's 19th Century Foreign Policy Fails in 2014

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Since Operation Sangaris was launched, however, the French military has proven powerless to stop the sectarian violence, which took more than a thousand lives in Bangui last month.

New Mass Grave Discovered In CAR

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister says French intelligence services have reported the discovery of a new mass grave in Central African Republic...

Chinese Cities May Limit Car Sales In Effort To Curb Pollution

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

If car sales were an Olympic sport, then China would take the gold medal. According to recent data from the China Association of Automobile Manufa...

Pssst... Your Car Is Spying On You

Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Turns out NSA officials aren't the only ones spying on us: Ford is, too. Ford's Jim Farley, who happens to be a cousin of the late comedian Chris ...

Well, Now Your Car Can Help You Order Pizza

Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Just what we've always wanted. Ford and Domino's have teamed up to create an app that makes it possible to order pizza using Ford's SYNC in-car inf...

Half Of Central African Republic Needs Aid, On Brink Of Catastrophe: UN

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. officials are warning the Security Council that Central African Republic is on the brink of a catastrophe, with half the ...

Toyota Brings Us One Step Closer To The Future With Hydrogen Concept Car

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota said Monday that it expects to sell more hydrogen-powered electric cars in the U.S. than previously planned. The car, which...

Heavy Weapons Fire Spreads Fear In CAR Capital

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

By Paul-Marin Ngoupana BANGUI, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Heavy weapons fire rang out in the north of Central African Republic's capital Bangu...

6 Peacekeepers Killed In Central African Republic


BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The spokesman for the embattled president of the Central African Republic confirmed that assailants had atte...

Is It Wrong That We're Drooling This Much Over Lamborghini's New Sports Car?

Posted 12.20.2013 | Business

Hip-hop artists have a new Lamborghini to name-drop on their tracks. The new Huracan LP 610-4 replaces the Gallardo as Lamborghini’s least expen...

WATCH: This Actual Lego Car Runs On -- Wait For It -- AIR

Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology

Take more than a half-million Lego bricks, a young Romanian, an entrepreneurial Australian and an air-powered Lego engine, and you’ve got the making...

Power To Hold Leaders Accountable For Human Rights Violations

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations plans an eight-hour visit to the Central African Republic to press transitional leaders ...

Let The Jaguar-Mercedes Ad War Begin!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

You may remember the recent chicken commercial by Mercedes-Benz. You know, the one that showcased the "magic" ability of chickens to keep their heads ...

A Craptastic Car Never Looked So Fancy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy

If you were an Orlando-based filmmaker named Luke Aker, and needed to sell your 1996 Maxima GLE Sport Sedan, what would you do? 1. Put an ad on Cr...

Dashboard Camera Captures Woman's Car Crash - And Her Reaction Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Her car crashes. It flips off the road, and everything inside is thrown violently to the right. The windshield shatters, showering her with glass. The...