Fascinating people making headlines.
October 7, 2011 by Leila Taha
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was one of three women awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today. Elected in November 2005, Johnson Sirleaf is the first female head of state in Africa.
Born in Monrovia, the 72-year-old worked as an economist, was...also in this article
Prime Minister / 1917 - 1984
Indira Gandhi was India's third prime minister, serving from 1966 until 1984, when her life ended in assassination. She was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister.
September 30, 2011 by Jennifer Ball
It isn't uncommon to dream of a new life—maybe one where you're a rich, or famous, or an exotic hero with amazing talents. What if you could have that new life, if you just told a few white lies? Could you rise to the challenges of the new persona you...