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  • Readers pack in nominees for overrated destinations

    There's just no accounting for taste. When we asked readers to talk about the places they visited but thought were overrated, the results amazed us. Can someone really dislike the Grand Canyon? Yes. In fact, two readers did. Others registered their...
  • Market watch: Hard times for California asparagus

    Market watch: Hard times for California asparagus
    The long ranks of asparagus bunches standing at attention at the Zuckerman stalls at local farmers markets look much the same as in previous years, and the green, herbaceous spears are just as tender and delicious. But according to Roscoe Zuckerman, who...
  • The best present ever

    The greatest Christmas present I have ever received came two days early and with a rough beard. It was my father, weary and unshaven, after five days as a hostage. He and my mother left our home in Lima, Peru, on Dec. 17, 1996, to attend a party at the...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like. The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
  • Something's fishy in Peru

    Are food and drink -- their need, their taste, their origin -- hot political matters? Yes they are, at least here in Peru, where the politics of catastrophe have collided with South American squabbles twice recently. The first fracas was the canned...
  • Houston Peruvian Festival

  • Rare sacred art exhibition boosts Indianapolis Museum of Art attendance

    Rare sacred art exhibition boosts Indianapolis Museum of Art attendance
    El Greco's vision of the veil of Veronica hangs near a golden crown with 447 emeralds. Just a few steps away, a recumbent sculpture of the crucified Jesus Christ rests before its return to a Spanish hermitage in time for Holy Week. "Sacred Spain: Art and...
  • Peru Good Samaritans Save Lives

    Peru Good Samaritans Save Lives
    Residents of a small community in Miami County are mourning the death of a mother of three who died as a result of injuries she suffered in a fiery car crash. The accident happened Sunday in McGrawsville, Indiana near Peru. Good Samaritans pulled the...
  • Peru offers bald dog of Incas to Obamas

    Peru offers bald dog of Incas to Obamas
    Peruvians crazy about their national dog, a bald and often toothless breed popular among Incan kings, offered Monday to send a hypoallergenic puppy to the Obama family. U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has promised daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, a...
  • Latin recipe: Peruvian-Style Fried Rice (Arroz Chaufa)

    Latin recipe: Peruvian-Style Fried Rice (Arroz Chaufa)
    Chinese immigrants settled in Peru during the 19th century. Arroz chaufa, a popular Peruvian adaptation of fried rice, shows the Chinese influence in Peru's cuisine. • 2 large eggs, beaten • 3 tablespoons roasted sesame oil* • 1...
  • Houston Mother Demands Justice for Daughter

    Houston Mother Demands Justice for Daughter
    Its been a while since we've seen Marilyn Datz, and if you talk to her today, she says the same things from two years ago. "It's extremely frustrating, extremely frustrating." Datz is still waiting , wondering and watching for the woman accused of...
  • Foreign tourist boards

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