Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Will Egypt's parliamentary elections bring the change needed, or simply rebuild a defunct system of government?
From Colin Sage's "Environment and Food" to Michael Carolan's "The Real Cost of Cheap Food," here are a handful of new food books from the fall season that are worth checking out
Activists say Vision Vancouver members falsely accusing them of not finding places to live for ‘real’ homeless
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An Israeli man, descended from Libyan Jews, is trying to preserve the vanishing history of the Jewish people of Libya.
With shark populations threatened around the world, the Bahamas has become a sort of sanctuary for the creatures. And it's also become a beacon for people who want to get up-close with the powerful creatures.
Dr. Jacques Pépin, who spent years battling disease in Africa, has published a new book that looks at the history of HIV/AIDS, tracing not only the current outbreak, but also looking at earlier outbreaks perhaps dating to the 1920s and 1930s.
An exchange between Hamas and Israel is underway this morning. Gilad Shalit is back home in Israel and nearly 500 Palestinian prisoners are headed for Gaza, the West Bank or other parts of the Middle East.