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  • Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care

    Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care
    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from pension reform in Tallahassee to health care in Ethiopia. Let's start with the pensions and salaries, where Gov. Rick Scott wants to shake things up. Some of that is sorely needed....
  • Get a kick out of kik

    Get a kick out of kik
    The farmers market affords the city dweller a taste of fresh. She can stock up on tatsoi and shallot, in anticipation of the wholesome meal to come. Choosing tatsoi and shallot is hungry work, and so she also can stock up on the already ready: spring...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Fashion designer rates Italy the best vacation

    Fashion designer rates Italy the best vacation
    Fashion designer Amsale Aberra, known professionally simply as Amsale, is synonymous with upscale wedding gowns that can cost $75,000. Aberra stars in the WE tv reality series "Amsale Girls," which focuses on the brides who frequent her New York...
  • In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia

    In death, 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith helping thousands survive in Ethiopia
    Nearly one year has passed since Samantha Paul lost her daughter Rachel Beckwith. The 9-year-old from Bothell, Wash., was killed on July 23, 2011, in a car accident on Interstate 90.  Rachel, her mother and baby sister were involved in a 14-car pileup...
  • Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name

    Rachel Beckwith's mother visits Ethiopian water wells built through donations in Rachel's name
    On the one-year anniversary of the death of her daughter Rachel Beckwith, Samantha Paul traveled halfway around the world to Ethiopia to see the outcome of a fundraising campaign that the 9-year-old started before she was killed in a traffic accident....
  • Next generation of filmmakers get shot at recognition

    Having a movie shown at a film festival is no small feat, but imagine being a fledgling filmmaker still in college — or even younger. The Newport Beach Film Festival gives the next generation's Woody Allens or Francis Ford Coppolas their start with...
  • Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp

    Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has broken out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, home to nearly 500,000 Somali refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Insecurity also continues to hamper aid efforts following the kidnapping of Western aid...
  • Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors

    Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors
    A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
  • Getty Museum adds rare Ethiopian book

    Getty Museum adds rare Ethiopian book
    The J. Paul Getty Museum has added a rare Ethiopian Gospel book to its collection of illuminated manuscripts. Created around 1504-05 with five full-page paintings and many ornamental touches, it is one of the few such volumes to have survived wars and a...
  • Toms Shoes' model is sell a pair, give a pair away

    Toms Shoes' model is sell a pair, give a pair away
    The power of shoes. It's something most women and many men understand completely. And it is what transformed the young, shaggy-haired, rope-bracelet-wearing entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie into a visionary business leader hobnobbing with former President...
  • Five nonsmokers' paradises

    Five nonsmokers' paradises
    The world's biggest tobacco-consuming countries, including Greece, Russia and Austria, are also among the top travel spots, but the opposite isn't quite the case. Countries with the lowest reported adult smokers, as you'll notice in the list below, don't...