Apr 18 2014 Mourning, Memories in Garcia Marquez’s Languid Hometown

The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write “One Hundred Years of Solitude” mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.
 
A day after Garcia Marquez's death, his cousin Nicolas Ricardo Arias leafed through dog-eared photographs and recalled with a smile the family reunions on [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Mourning, Memories in Garcia Marquez’s Languid Hometown

The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write “One Hundred Years of Solitude” mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.
 
A day after Garcia Marquez's death, his cousin Nicolas Ricardo Arias leafed through dog-eared photographs and recalled with a smile the family reunions on [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Pope’s Good Friday Service Underscores Plight of Suffering

The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum as he led Catholics around the world in commemorating the day Jesus died.
The pope, in the run-up to the second Easter of his pontificate, presided at the traditional "Via Crucis" (Way of the [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Pope’s Good Friday Service Underscores Plight of Suffering

The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum as he led Catholics around the world in commemorating the day Jesus died.
The pope, in the run-up to the second Easter of his pontificate, presided at the traditional "Via Crucis" (Way of the [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Fifty-Eight Killed in Attack on UN South Sudan Base

U.N. officials say the death toll from a Thursday attack on a U.N. compound in South Sudan has risen to 58, and that more than 100 people are injured.
Officials say the victims include women and children. They say many of the victims are ethnic Nuers who sought refuge at the compound in Bor after fighting [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Fifty-Eight Killed in Attack on UN South Sudan Base

U.N. officials say the death toll from a Thursday attack on a U.N. compound in South Sudan has risen to 58, and that more than 100 people are injured.
Officials say the victims include women and children. They say many of the victims are ethnic Nuers who sought refuge at the compound in Bor after fighting [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Scientists Will Test New Drugs on Artificial Micro-Organs

Testing new drugs on lab animals is not the same as testing them on the species they are intended for.  But in early stages of research, testing on humans is sometimes nearly impossible. Scientists are now trying to develop human micro-organs they say may greatly advance development of new medicines.
Testing new drugs on lab animals, [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Scientists Will Test New Drugs on Artificial Micro-Organs

Testing new drugs on lab animals is not the same as testing them on the species they are intended for.  But in early stages of research, testing on humans is sometimes nearly impossible. Scientists are now trying to develop human micro-organs they say may greatly advance development of new medicines.
Testing new drugs on lab animals, [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Obama Signs Law Blocking Iran’s UN Envoy

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a law that bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy to the United Nations.The legislation is aimed at blocking Hamid Abutalebi, whom the U.S. alleges was involved in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran. The law signed by Mr. Obama Friday bars anyone from [...]

 

Apr 18 2014 Obama Signs Law Blocking Iran’s UN Envoy

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a law that bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy to the United Nations.The legislation is aimed at blocking Hamid Abutalebi, whom the U.S. alleges was involved in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran. The law signed by Mr. Obama Friday bars anyone from [...]

 
 
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