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  • Leisure and business travel continue to grow

     
    Despite higher travel costs, the world's hotel industry continued to enjoy a higher pace of leisure and business bookings in October, according to an analysis of global data....
  • Walking with Dinosaurs

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles for "WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Arena Spectacular" opens today at the STAPLES Center with shows through Sunday, September 12th. The show returns to STAPLES Center for its final engagement after originally playing...
  • Muslim Groups Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

    Muslim Groups Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero
    Leaders of prominent U.S. Muslim groups called Monday for a national week of interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero. "We stand for the constitutional...
  • Summit bites back at bedbugs

    Summit bites back at bedbugs
    You can cook them or freeze them. Poison them, stab them with a screwdriver or smear them on the wall. People have tried all these tactics and more, but bedbugs continue to thrive and spread across the country, experts say. An entire industry emerged...
  • Muslims in Indiana react to death of Osama bin Laden

    Muslims in Indiana react to death of Osama bin Laden
    Leaders of the Islamic Society of North America are applauding the efforts of the Obama Administration in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice. Leaders of the group traveled to Washington, D.C. Monday morning to deliver a message of peace and tolerance in...
  • Mass bird, fish deaths occur regularly

    Mass bird, fish deaths occur regularly
    First, the blackbirds fell out of the sky on New Year's Eve in Arkansas. In recent days, wildlife have mysteriously died in big numbers: 2 million fish in the Chesapeake Bay, 150 tons of red tilapia in Vietnam, 40,000 crabs in Britain and other places...
  • Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles

    Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles
    TOKYO -- Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market. Toyota's latest recalls are...
  • Governor Jindal Announces Whooping Cranes Return to Louisiana

    Governor Jindal Announces Whooping Cranes Return to Louisiana
    Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be re-introducing the whooping crane to Louisiana later this month. The Department of Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) cleared...
  • Indianapolis International Airport recognized as #1

    Indianapolis International Airport recognized as #1
    The Indianapolis International Airport has been recognized as the number one airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI). The ranking is part of ACI's annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards for performanace and service...
  • Nestle enjoys strong 2010

    Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday. Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
  • Vice President Joe Biden Stresses Firm Support For Israel

    Vice President Joe Biden Stresses Firm Support For Israel
    The eyes of the world have been on New Orleans for disasters, but now it's diplomacy. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to about 2,500 people from across the country and the globe in New Orleans for the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North...
  • German seat manufacturer opening first U.S. facility in Elkhart

    German seat manufacturer opening first U.S. facility in Elkhart
    Kiel NA, LLC, a manufacturer of seating systems for the transportation industry, announced plans Tuesday to locate its first U.S. facility here, creating up to 62 new jobs by 2015. The Nördlingen, Germany-based company, which specializes in seating for...