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Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dies at 71

Pool photo by Bjorn Sigurdson Wangari Maathai of Kenya holding her Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on Dec. 10, 2004. “Wangari Maathai was known to speak truth to power,” said John Githongo, an anticorruption campaigner in Kenya who was … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic and Haiti braced for Hurricane Irene

A hurricane warning is in effect for the north coast of the Dominican Republic. A hurricane watch is in effect for the northern coast of Haiti and the central Bahamas. All of Haiti is under a tropical storm warning. Haiti, … Continue reading

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