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The Week in Review: Thaw in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Ties between the United States and Cuba, severed more than 50 years ago, were restored this week after months of negotiations and a prisoner …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

Volcanic France: exploring the unsung Auvergne region

Fire and brimstone have indelibly marked the Auvergne. The craters and valleys of this French region were shaped by the Chaîne des Puys volcanoes, while architecture in its towns and cities glower with volcanic stone.<p>Mercifully for this slow-paced region of central France, the volcanoes sleep …

France

Why Ebola is so dangerous

<b>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the world's deadliest to date and the World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency as more than 3,850 people have died of the virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria this year.</b><p>What is Ebola?<p>Ebola is a viral illness of which …

An Air Traveler's Guide to Ebola Outbreak

Canceled flights? Extra screenings? Here's what you need to know.<p>As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe …

Disease

Many rivers to cross

FOR an hour it seemed as if Liquid Telecom’s grand scheme to bring fast internet access to Zambia and other landlocked parts of Africa might be …

Africa

South Africa Rejects United States Offer of $10 Billion A Year From 2014 To House Yellowstone Refugees

The Yellowstone caldera under Yellowstone National Park. The hot springs in the area are due to the huge live volcano beneath the surface.<p>The ANC …

15-year-old victim of Boko Haram takes her story to Capitol Hill

A little girl forced to watch as members of Boko Haram butchered her father and shot her brother showed true grit Wednesday when she recounted the details of her nightmare on Capitol Hill.<p>Deborah Peter, 15, told her story to members of the media before attending a House hearing where lawmakers …

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Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote To Donate $1.2 Billion To Foundation

Africa’s wealthiest man Aliko Dangote is cementing his position as the continent’s most generous individual.<p>Dangote, who spoke to the newspaper yesterday, said the endowment will be funded from his personal cash reserves. He is will also transfer shares from his listed companies into the foundation …

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The origin of the name Africa

The name ‘Africa’ came into Western use through the Romans, who used the name to refer to the “land of the Afri” (plural or “Afer” …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Airplanes

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …

A First for Africa: an Advanced Degree in Gender and Peacebuilding

Djenebou Diallo, a 27-year-old woman from Côte d’Ivoire, at her graduation ceremony.<p><b>DAKAR, February 26, 2014</b> <b>-</b> On his Facebook page, Charles Lauandino …

The 10 Most Amazing South Africa Safari Lodges Offering Thrilling Experiences

What could be more outstanding than an African safari? The wildlife encounters are definitely something to look forward to but there’s more to the …

South Africa

Step Inside Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room

Africa opened its first underwater hotel room this month, making it the second in the world.<p>The room, at the Manta Resort on the Zanzibari island of Pemba, was designed by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg, who also built the first underwater hotel room in a lake in Sweden. The Manta Resort room sits 4 …

Mnemba Island Lodge

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Pope's Approval Rating Soars: CNN Poll

The Holy See is about to get an early Christmas present this year.<p>A new CNN poll released Tuesday found that 88% of American Catholics view Pope Francis favorably. Additionally, nearly 75 percent of Americans in general think he's doing a good job.<p>It's been quite a year for the new pope. Named …

Forbes Africa Turns 2, Celebrates With New Project, Supermodel Alek Wek (PHOTO)

This October marks the second anniversary for Forbes Africa, and Forbes coupled the anniversary with the launch of two new magazines focusing on the continent: Forbes Woman Africa and Forbes Life Africa.<p>"Forbes Woman Africa follows the success of Forbes Africa," said founder and vice chairman of …

The Richest People In Africa 2013 - Ventures Africa

The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 billion, …

Africa's biggest wind farm opens in Ethiopia

Africa's biggest wind farm has begun production in Ethiopia, aiding efforts to diversify electricity generation from hydropower plants and help the country become a major regional exporter of energy<p>Africa's second most populous country - plagued by frequent blackouts - plans to boost generating …

Africa's secret weapon: The diaspora

Each year, bright, optimistic Africans leave home to earn an education or seek a better economic life abroad for themselves and their families. With fewer opportunities in their home country, many never return home.<p>The African Diaspora is broadly defined by the African Union Commission as "peoples …

Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel room opens off Tanzania coast | CNN Travel

Rise Africa! We Have No Time to Lose

Today, we have come a long way since the first case of HIV was discovered. We have made great advancements since the time of desperation, when it seemed as though an epidemic would destroy our families, our countries, and our continent. This progress has not been made through coincidence or chance. …

The 20 Young Power Women In Africa 2013

This generation of young African women is the most ambitious yet. They are eager to build industries, reform societies, save lives, rewrite history, and transform the continent.<p>Our annual “20 Young Power African Women” list illuminates the brightest stars and Africa’s most outstanding female game …