Ethiopia's Lucy fossil to make its public debut in Houston

...million-year-old fossil discovered in Ethiopia, is scheduled for Houston in 2006...project will harm the partial skeleton. Ethiopia, where Lucy is stored in a museum safe...exporting the original Lucy outside of Ethiopia," said Yohannes Haile-Selassie...

The next 20 years: Delph exercise helps people bring future into focus

...Bangladesh, Russia and Japan. Which nation(s) will fall off the list by 2035 (to be replaced by Mexico, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Vietnam or another fast-growing country)?A. JapanB. RussiaC. United StatesD. BangladeshE. Japan and RussiaF. None...

Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...Bangladesh, Russia and Japan. Which nation(s) will fall off the list by 2035 (to be replaced by Mexico, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Vietnam or another fast-growing country)?The most common answer is Japan. My answer is Japan and Russia.6. Today...

Adoption official pleads guilty to fraud in South Carolina

...States by paying bribes to foreign officials and submitting fraudulent documents to the State Department for adoptions from Ethiopia.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a news release Wednesday 42-year-old Alisa Bivens had pleaded guilty in federal...

Kenyans have big day at Chicago Marathon

...World Marathon Majors points championship.Mare Dibaba, of Ethiopia, (2:25:37) was second and Florence Kiplagat, of Kenya...lost a major marathon since she finished second in a sprint to Ethiopia's Atsede Baysa in the 2012 Chicago Marathon. She smashed...

'Ethiopian Idols' offers hope where most don't have TVs

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - "Ethiopian Idols" is a far cry from...We just don't do that here in Ethiopia. But gradually we became addicted because...travel 300 miles from Gonder in northern Ethiopia to Addis Ababa to compete. Contestants...

Ethiopian wins closest race in Bolder Boulder history

...BOULDER, Colo. -- Berhanu Adanne of Ethiopia outmaneuvered Armando Quintanilla and...the women's individual title, but Ethiopia won the $12,000 team championship...and opened a four-second lead over Ethiopia's Asha Gigi just after the five-mile...

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Ethiopian leads pack in Atlanta

ATLANTA --- Ethiopia's Terefe Maregu won the Peach-tree...32:23, followed by Ashu Kasim, of Ethiopia, (32:36) and Pauline Wangui, of...Eight of the top 10 women were from Ethiopia or Kenya. The top U.S. man was Antonio...

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Kenyan runners take titles at New York City Marathon

...clinched the $500,000 World Marathon Majors bonus with the victory. He set a course record in winning London in April.Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa, the 2013 Boston Marathon champ, came in second, 11 seconds behind Kipsang. Another Ethiopian, 2010...

Nurse who had Ebola being released from Emory hospital

...that at least 5,000 more health workers are needed in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to fight the epidemic. Kim was in Ethiopia with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who has spoken out against mandatory quarantines for health care workers...