Darell Hammond, founder of KaBOOM!, talks about why kids need unstructured playtime and efforts to map 'play deserts' where playgrounds need to be built or renovated. The key to it all: self-organizing local citizen groups.
More than 95,000 refugees have crossed the remote desert border post at Ras Ajdir, Tunisia, in the past 10 days. President Obama said the US military would help transport home refugees from Libya, and the European Commission boosted aid.
Pupils pray near a scale model of the Kaaba which was constructed at Nile Garden school before the upcoming Eid Al-Adha festival in Cairo, Egypt. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid Al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the haj pilgrimage to Mecca by hundreds of millions of Muslims.
Boy Scouts: Church officials were initially thrilled earlier this month when the Stokes family volunteered as leaders, until they saw on the couple's application forms that they belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Alexander McCall Smith has four books coming out in 2010 – the equivalent of "War and Peace" and then some.
An unused Winnebago went to a needy handyman, with visions of free labor in return.
A Pakistani rescue worker shows a picture album found in the wreckage of a plane that crashed near Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday.
A Michigan man who ran a Boy Scout camp and worked at a pool is alleged to have used his cellphone camera to covertly create video of young boys changing in the locker room. The case is part of a federal crackdown on child pornography.