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  • Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust

    Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust
    Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes. They evoke even more sympathy from observers who know what they've gone through....
  • Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu

    Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu
    Birds of a feather do flock together in Peru, which boasts more than 1,800 avian species, so Inkaterra Hotels is focusing on these exotic creatures by offering bird-watching experiences at two of its in-country properties. The  four-day, three-night...
  • Findery lets you leave your mark

    From the co-founder of Flickr comes a new travel app that's three parts photo-inspired sticky notes and one part treasure map. Name: Findery Available for: Website and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch What it does: Geo-tags "notes" all over the world...
  • Peru wins maritime border dispute with Chile over key fishing grounds

    Peru wins maritime border dispute with Chile over key fishing grounds
    LIMA, Peru -- A territorial dispute between Chile and Peru ended Monday with an international court awarding Peru a triangle of Pacific Ocean territory covering thousands of square miles rich in fishing and other natural resources. Peru filed the...
  • Berlin: Shoreline Takes 'Boys,' 'Night,' 'Portrait, ' Mouse' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN - Acquiring world sales rights to four new Spanish-language titles in the run-up to Berlin - "Good Old Boys," "The Magician," "The Night of the Mouse," "Portrait of an Animal Behaviour" - U.S sales company Shoreline Entertainment is also building...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • Public markets of the world

     Public markets of the world
    The Santa Fe Farmers Market sits parallel to the tracks of the historic railroad depot. As you approach, the sweet smell of chilies wafts through the air. A man is turning the crank of a metal drum of bright green Hatch peppers roasting over an open...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era

    W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era
    With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...
  • Freddy Smalls BBQ, Son of a Gun lunch, Local Hive at Cognoscenti Coffee, more

    Freddy Smalls BBQ, Son of a Gun lunch, Local Hive at Cognoscenti Coffee, more
    Freddy Smalls' Summertime Backyard BBQ takes place Aug. 18. in the West L.A. gastropub's back parking lot. It's $45 for an all-you-can-eat menu of beer-steamed Maryland blue crab, smoked Mary's chickens, grilled tri-tip with Texas toast and chimichurri,...
  • Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec

    Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec
    NORMAL, Ill. — St. Francis volleyball coach Peg Kopec let loose for a few seconds Saturday when she swayed to Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" at Redbird Arena. The winningest coach in Illinois volleyball history, Kopec figured out a long ago how...