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  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • In Ypres, Belgium, a vibrant present stands proudly with the WWI past

     In Ypres, Belgium, a vibrant present stands proudly with the WWI past
    "In Flanders fields," the old poem says, "the poppies blow / Between the crosses, row on row." And in the middle of those fields stands Ypres (pronounced "EE-preh"), haunted by World War I but also sustained by it. Helmets, shells and maps crowd the...
  • Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire

    Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire
    Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the...
  • Bayern Munich goes Green for U.S. Tour

    (Reuters) - Julian Green has been touted as the new face of U.S. soccer but it is one few Americans recognize. That may change this week as the Bayern Munich 19-year-old wunderkind enters the spotlight during the Bundesliga champion's heavily promoted...
  • Getting Started: Young Americans average on personal finance knowledge

    When it comes to personal finance, a new survey shows high school students in the U.S. may not have the knowledge they need to manage money. The survey was part of the Programme for International Student Assessment, a test conducted every three years...
  • British royals walk through moat of poppies commemorating WWI

    British royals walk through moat of poppies commemorating WWI
    Wondering why Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry seem to be walking in an ocean of red poppies? That's because they are -- except it's actually a moat around the Tower of London and they're actually walking through an art installation by...
  • ECB says Hungary's new law could hurt financial stability

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's plans to force banks to refund borrowers for overcharging could hurt financial stability and the authorities should consider the effects carefully when drawing up further measures, the European Central Bank said. The...
  • Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - From 2010, the Locarno Fest's ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America's dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte...
  • Peace remains elusive [Editorial]

    As Briton paused on Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the war to end all wars, it is hard to see where we've made much progress in our quest for world peace, or advancement in our ability to get along with our neighbors. World War I started...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • Cooperstown beyond the hall

    Cooperstown beyond the hall
    Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...
  • World Cup: U.S. loss, huge audience

    World Cup: U.S. loss, huge audience
    The United States' loss to Belgium in the World Cup was the biggest show on TV Tuesday but not the most-seen match for the USA in the sports extravaganza. The match drew 16.5 million viewers on ESPN and 5.1 million on Univision -- or a total of 21.6...