| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem.
So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai, the Norwegian foreign minister......
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The promoter for Amir Khan and Devon Alexander said Monday the two have agreed to a welterweight fight Dec. 7, with the venue to be determined.
Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he is awaiting word from officials in Dubai to see whether...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:25 PM
When the Norton Museum of Art tasked Lego man Dan Parker with re-creating the world's best skyscrapers for its new exhibit, the artist made 1 World Trade Center the tallest of them all.
Standing 9 feet 2 inches tall from base to antenna, Parker's Lego-...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:30 AM
On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Justin Bieber was attacked on stage Sunday in Dubai, but the only casualty of the event was a black piano that toppled over when security jumped the young fan who'd rushed the artist.
While Bieber was singing "Believe," seated at the piano, the young...
| Sep 16, 2012
Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok
Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...
| Jan 6, 2012
Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99.
| Oct 24, 2011
ROBERT C. PIERPOINT
CBS News correspondent covered six presidents
Robert C. Pierpoint, 86, a CBS News correspondent who covered six presidents, the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and the Iranian hostage crisis in a career that spanned more than...
| Jul 13, 2012
Tony-winning costume designer
Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
| Feb 27, 2011
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