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Orlando Ballet was the only American organization to bring home two medals from the annual Youth America Grand Prix competition, which took place in New York earlier this month. Youth America Grand Prix, the world's largest student ballet scholarship...
Germany: Berlin will charge a 5 percent tax on overnight stays in hotels, hostels and campsites, starting July 1. The third most visited city in the European Union reported more than 20 million overnight hotel stays in 2010. The levy is expected to...
CantonThomas Kelley of Canton plays tenor saxophone for University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet and will perform later this month at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., and two days later during the first-ever Dave...
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Vernon McClure, 48, is a Kentucky native who has been living in Italy for the last...
On a Saturday morning in a brightly lit classroom at the Burbank Adult School, a group of students are practicing their language skills. Except it's not English they're learning. It's not even Spanish. It's Armenian. Though its Western counterpart...
Tags: Education, Arts and Culture
By some measures, Matthew Karanian was a Connecticut Yankee: a 34-year-old litigator in Hartford, American-born and bred. But he had a wild idea. So he took a summer off, headed for the rustic land of his ancestors, and soon found that Armenia was...
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
Tags: Steaks, Gelato, Atlantic Ocean, Argentina, Lifestyle and Leisure
A boating accident off the Philippines coast has exposed Chinese poaching of a protected species of scaly anteater, or pangolin, prized in traditional medicine. A 500-ton Chinese fishing vessel, the Min Long Yu, crashed into a coral reef April 8. When...
Tags: U.S. Navy, Wildlife, Malaysia, World Wildlife Fund, Philippines
This post has been corrected. See below for details. The gavel came down on 70 sacred Hopi Indian masks at the Drouot auction house in Paris on Friday, generating $1.2 million for the owners and auctioneers – and anger and emotional cries from...
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
The following commentary was written by Terry Newton, president of Rotary Club of Petoskey. Recently we have seen a new TV ad asking the question where you will be when you see the news that cancer has been cured. This...
Another antiquities auction has turned into another international art dispute. This time it’s the sale, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Sotheby’s in Paris, of the Barbier-Mueller Collection of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and Central...
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