Sure, today's Friday the 13th, and Tax Day is next week. Who cares? Not this girl. The weekend starts today, and that’s reason enough to feel lucky. Watch a film. Shop downtown. Pick up a free tree. Here’s a list of events to ward off bad luck, or at least boredom.
More than a year has passed since South Sudan voted to secede from Sudan and become an independent country. But after months of escalating tension, the two Sudans are once again on the brink of an all-out war.