| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Boca Raton, may be on his way to New Zealand and Samoa.
His nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa is once again on its way to the U.S. Senate, which gives a thumbs up...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:26 PM
News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Save the date for the 2013 Girl Scout Samoa Soiree, which will be held Feb. 23 at The Mariners’ Museum.
Sponsored by the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast, this adult evening features desserts and appetizers created by Hampton Roads chefs...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The head of a regional airline serving Samoa says a controversial pay-by-weight policy is working, and profits have increased 20 percent since it started. Samoa Airlines faced criticism when the policy took effect earlier this month.
The airline flies...
| Dec 10, 2012
UPDATE: The Department of Corrections says Eneliko Atofau has been arrested.
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October is ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’, putting a spotlight on the fight against woman abuser's like high-violent...
| Feb 27, 2011
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-...
| Dec 18, 2011
Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Initially, there was the myth of Earl Sweatshirt: The foul-mouthed 16-year-old rap prodigy/Odd Future linchpin was sent from Los Angeles to parts unknown when his mother allegedly heard the profane lyrics on his debut, "Earl." After his fellow Wolves...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Mortgage fraud scheme: A 36-year-old British national is accused of defrauding mortgage lenders out of millions of dollars....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:08 AM
Samoa Soiree, a fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Westin Town Center in Virginia Beach.
At this fourth annual fun event, chefs create original desserts using Girl Scout...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Girl Scout Cookies are coming to the midway--with a twist that's all too appropriate for the Indiana State Fair.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Girls Scouts of Central Indiana announced Monday that they’ll offer deep-fried Girl Scout...