Three Oscar bids from the African diaspora is unprecedented: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o for "12 Years a Slave," and Barkhad Abdi, for "Captain Phillips."
Many Nigerians do see anti-gay legislation as a re-affirmation of African and national values.
'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua is back to tell parents how to get the job done by making their kids more fiercely competitive. Meanwhile, one 'Kung Fu Panda Mom' bear hugs her kids, knowing control is an illusion.
Andrew Coté founded the nonprofit Beekeepers Without Borders to teach beekeeping as a way to fight poverty.
A spirit of cooperation among Nigeria's elites seems scuttled as blistering critique of Mr. Jonathan is leaked by former president.