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  • Portrait of a young singer on the cusp of stardom

    In his tiny dorm room, Nelson Hebo keeps an envelope containing a few tattered photographs of his family. His mother, Maria, gazes distantly from a black-and-white passport photo. His father, Francisco, stands on a patch of dirt outside their house in Angola clutching his young nephew, Fabio, and holding a Bible. Scribbled on the back, in Portuguese, are the words, "remember your father."


  • In this undated photo supplied by the PaleoAngola Project, Louis Jacobs and Nancy Stevens excavating part of a fossilized dinosaur. A paper published Wednesday March 16, 2011, in the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences describes a classic, long-necked, elephant-sized, plant-eating sauropod. The international team that found and identified the fossilized forelimb bone say it is from a new dinosaur, citing unique skeletal characteristics. (AP Photo/PaleoAngola Project/HO)

    1st dinosaur fossil discovered in Angola

    Scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it's a new creature, heralding a research renaissance in a country slowly emerging from decades of war.


  • Briefly

    A U.S.-flagged cargo ship and its load of American food aid for Africa has been delayed for weeks in Angola because of questions about ammunition for Kenya it also was carrying, the U.S. said Wednesday.


  • In this undated photo supplied by the PaleoAngola Project, Louis Jacobs and Nancy Stevens excavating part of a fossilized dinosaur. A paper published Wednesday March 16, 2011, in the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences describes a classic, long-necked, elephant-sized, plant-eating sauropod. The international team that found and identified the fossilized forelimb bone say it is from a new dinosaur, citing unique skeletal characteristics. (AP Photo/PaleoAngola Project/HO)

    First dinosaur fossil discovered in Angola

    Scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it's a new creature, heralding a research renaissance in a country slowly emerging from decades of war.


  • US head coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, talks with Rudy Gay, left, and Kevin Durant before their preliminary round of the World Basketball Championship against Tunisia, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, in Istanbul, Turkey.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    US gets needed practice, expects to look sharper

    After one lackluster victory during pool play, Mike Krzyzewski encountered some feistier competition in his news conference than the U.S. faced on the court.


  • Novica Velickovic, left, from Serbia and Luis Scola, right, from Argentina, during their World Basketball Championship preliminary round match in Kayseri, Turkey, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Compelling round of 16 at basketball worlds

    With the field down to 16 teams, the knockout stage of the basketball world championship begins Saturday with two highly anticipated matchups.


  • Serbia coach Ivkovic devastated by suspensions

    Serbia has been devastated by the suspensions of its two top players for the start of the world basketball championships, coach Dusan Ivkovic said Friday.


  • Trained rodents sniff out mines

    Tell a New Yorker that rats can save lives and he might consider it an impossible trick for the beady-eyed sewer dwellers.


  • Trained rodents sniff out mines

    Tell a New Yorker that rats can save lives and he might consider it an impossible trick for the beady-eyed sewer dwellers.


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