Minnesotans Urged To Help Millions Struggling Amid East Africa FamineTwin Cities leaders of several nonprofits made a public plea Tuesday for help from Minnesotans.
Report: 2 Sisters In Seychelles Died Of Water In LungsA pair of sisters found dead in the Seychelles last week were found to have excess water in their lungs and brain, according to international reports.
Sisters From Eden Prairie Found Dead During Vacation In AfricaAn Eden Prairie family is in shock after two sisters were found dead while on a trip to Africa.
5 Most Extreme White Water Rafting LocationsA profile of five of the most extreme whitewater rafting locations in the world
5 Largest Animal Sanctuaries In The WorldA look at five of the world's largest protected areas
Kwanzaa Celebration Kicks Off At Minnesota History CenterThe African-American celebration of Kwanzaa kicked off at the Minnesota History Center. The holiday has been honored for nearly 50 years.
Hunters In Africa Say They Have A Role In ConservationIn 1910, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. The former U.S. president and his son, Kermit, shot hundreds of animals.
More Than Just Cecil; Big Troubles For King Of The JungleThe circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion, the Internet exploded with outrage. But scientists who have studied lions say the big cats have been in big trouble for years.
Minnesota Group Holds Food Drive For Ebola Orphans In AfricaA Minnesota group is hosting a food drive to help children who have been left orphaned and neglected by the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Minnesota African Task Force Against Ebola will be collecting food from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.
Minnesota Man Charged In US In Attempted Gambia CoupTwo men have been charged in the United States with conspiring to help overthrow the government in the tiny West African nation of Gambia, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Books For Africa Helps Kids Idled By Ebola CrisisIt’s the face of Liberia that is now capturing world attention. A coordinated fight is taking place in the African nation to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. But fighting the outbreak also has some negative but necessary side effects that will keep Liberian children from attending school.
Red Bulls Heading To Africa To Battle EbolaThe Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against Ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring.