Angelique Kidjo: We are 'This Close' to a Polio-Free World

Singer celebrates one year of no cases reported in Nigeria.

World Celebrates Mandela Day By Lending a Hand

People give 67 minutes of service for Madiba's 67 years.

Google Doodles Celebrating People of Color From Around the World

Historical figures acknowledged by the search engine.

Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo Escapes From Prison Through Tunnel

Authorities launch manhunt for kingpin Joaquin Guzman.


Hashtag goes viral with images of the motherland.

South African First Lady Talks Apartheid and Charleston

"Topic of racism is not heard enough in the news," she says.

Haitians Flee the Dominican Republic

Undocumented locals become refugees in citizenship fight.

Zimbabwe Loses Another Beauty Queen to Nude Photo Scandal

Pageant winner dethroned for second year in a row.

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