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  • 'Project Runway' recap: Almost time for Fashion Week

     
    Janelle reports on this week's Project Runway:Previously, New York City was inspiring. April’s clothes were sad. Now, who will go to fashion week? Heidi tells the final four that they’ll each design a collection, but only three will show at......
  • World traveler's short trip earns National Aquarium lifetime pass

    World traveler's short trip earns National Aquarium lifetime pass
    Campus Hills resident Charles Kloch, a retired 70-year-old banker, began traveling before he could walk, when his father took the family on vacation to Canada. He has no intention of stopping. He has travelled to 105 countries — not counting the...
  • Six Flags America to launch 'Apocalypse' in 2012

    Six Flags America to launch 'Apocalypse' in 2012
    Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster. The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
  • Elizabeth Catlett blended art, social goals

    One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
  • Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another

    Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another
    – Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him. But when Glen Todd first met Mario Gutierrez six years ago, the owner and jockey...
  • Flu spread raises alarm

    Flu spread raises alarm
    Officials advised Monday against most travel to Mexico, the center of an outbreak of swine flu suspected of killing almost 150 people there and sickening at least 50 through its spread to the United States. The acting director of the Centers for...
  • World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

    World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities" - with more than 10 million inhabitants - being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United...
  • Mom of imprisoned ex-Marine in Mexico tells supporters to chill out

    Mom of imprisoned ex-Marine in Mexico tells supporters to chill out
    Looks as if Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine jailed in Mexico after blundering across the border last spring with three loaded guns and 400 rounds of ammunition in his truck, will not be coming home any time soon. On Wednesday, Tahmooressi faced...
  • Supporters optimistic after ex-U.S. Marine appears in Mexico court

    (Reuters) - Supporters of a former U.S. Marine held for more than three months in a Mexican jail on weapons charges said on Thursday they were encouraged by his first court appearance and were hopeful he would be home soon. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, was...
  • Trip Tips: Mexico City for the hipster and history buff

    By Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY, July 11 (Reuters) - An ancient megalopolis built in a drained lake rimmed by mountains, Mexico City consistently flies under the radar. Lacking the samba-steeped allure of Rio de Janeiro or the chic intellectualism...
  • Slim's Mexico telecoms sale opens doors to competitors

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's plan to divest a chunk of his most valuable asset, phone company America Movil, could open Mexico's telecoms market as never before to rivals. After a generation of enjoying a near-monopoly that...
  • Factbox: Mexican telecoms market to feature smaller America Movil

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Carlos Slim's telecommunications company, America Movil, will shed assets to avoid tough new telephone and TV regulations imposed by Mexico's Congress on Wednesday. The company said it will hive off assets to bring down its...