There's a heartbreaking account in this week's New York Times magazine about Swaziland's "truck-stop girls." And the sad thing is, this is one of the better stories.
There have been dozens of TV detective shows, but The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency presents two things rarely seen on American TV: An African female lead character and a flattering portrait of the continent.
Two German children, ages six and seven, who say they are "very much in love," decided to get married in Africa "where it is warm" and went to the train station, where police apprehended them.
While there are moments of the H&M S/S 2008 collection that are, as Tim Gunn would say, a little "costume-y", we have to admit: We're pretty drooly for most all of it. Sure, it doesn't always function as a "collection" (we're not sure how turbans and ethnic-print earth tones relate to short, swingy shifts in primary…