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  • Dutch go into mourning for victims of Malaysia jet downing

    Dutch go into mourning for victims of Malaysia jet downing
    The Netherlands went into national mourning Friday over the scores of Dutch victims in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, which took off from Amsterdam but never reached its destination. More than half of the 298 people who died were Dutch....
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: Holland America Line has a 14-day South America Passage cruise departing Nov. 24 from Valparaiso, Chile, priced as low as $1,399...
  • Interview: James Brown's son talks about being the child son of the Godfather of Soul

     
    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
  • AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash honored in L.A.

    AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash honored in L.A.
    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is holding a memorial today to honor the contingent of HIV researchers who were among the 298 people who perished when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine. The foundation announced that it would...
  • AIDS activists hit hard by losses from downed Malaysian jet

    AIDS activists, researchers and caregivers often gather to learn from each other, swap notes and look ahead at how to fight one of the greatest public health challenges of their lives. This year, the 20th International AIDS conference is being held in...
  • Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months

    Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months
    The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said Friday. The Arctic Sunrise was...
  • Feds: Man fondled sleeping passenger on Detroit-Amsterdam flight

    DETROIT A 19-year-old female passenger en route to Amsterdam from Detroit fell asleep mid-flight, only to wake up and discover the man seated next to her had his hands down her underpants and was fondling her, according to a criminal complaint filed...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research
    AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier. An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
  • CNN's Chris Cuomo Talks Malaysia Airlines Coverage

    Chris Cuomo has his share of harrowing on camera moments, but on Tuesday he had a dramatic one off-camera: While talking to a reporter about his current effort to follow the remains of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the CNN anchor was stopped...
  • Why Chocolope? To sell marijuana, you need a clever name

    Why Chocolope? To sell marijuana, you need a clever name
    Adam Orenstein spent years cross-breeding marijuana plants before arriving at his proud new strain, a tall stalky plant frosted with white crystally hairs prized by growers and smokers. But before releasing it to the public, he and his partners toiled...
  • TV Networks To Expand Newscasts To Cover Malaysia Airlines Disaster

    ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News are among the TV networks that will offer expanded programming Thursday evening to cover the Malaysia Airlines disaster that has taken place earlier in the day in Ukraine. ABC, NBC, and CBS will offer hour-long versions of...
  • Exigen investigación internacional tras derribo de avión de Malasia sobre Ucrania

    Exigen investigación internacional tras derribo de avión de Malasia sobre Ucrania
    Líderes mundiales exigieron una investigación internacional sobre el derribo de un avión de Malasia sobre el este de Ucrania en el que murieron las 298 personas que viajaban a bordo, una tragedia que podría aumentar aún más las tensiones entre Rusia y...