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2021 Taipei Rose Festival to showcase 700 varieties of roses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the tulip show at the Shihlin Residence is wrapping up this weekend, another attraction is set to continue captivating visitors during the flower season. The 2021 Ta...

Pandemic forces route change, other precautions for Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Traveling across the rugged, unforgiving and roadless Alaska terrain is already hard enough, but whatever comforts mushers previously had in the world’s most famous sled dog r...

Officials seeking answers to Puerto Rico telescope collapse

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation said Friday that it could cost up to $50 million just to clean up the debris at a renowned radio telescope that collapsed last year in Puer...

Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope

HAVANA (AP) — Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private businesses that had arisen in what was once a near-w...

Agreement could free Robert Indiana's estate from lawsuit

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A New York-based copyright holder that sued the late artist Robert Indiana a day before his death has reached a settlement with his estate and the foundation set up to transform...

American Academy of Arts and Letters expands, diversifies

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's oldest cultural instititutions, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, is undergoing some of its biggest changes in more than a century. For ...

Widow of Dallas officer slain by Lee Harvey Oswald dies

Associated Press (AP) — Marie Tippit, the widow of the Dallas police officer killed by Lee Harvey Oswald about 45 minutes after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, has died. She was 92. ...

Taiwan's Tainan to conduct more self-driving bus tests with passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the completion of self-driving bus tests with passengers along the Shalun route in February, the city of Tainan will start tests along the Southern Taiwan Science Pa...

Cityneon to Tour Egyptian National Treasures Globally - Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs

The largest collection of Ramses II original artefacts from Ancient Egypt approved to be exhibited outside Egypt for the first time for a new generation after 32 years Titled " Ramses The Great and th...

Taiwan's traditional shipbuilding expert shares story of 'Free China' junk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foremost expert on traditional Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasty (1644-1912) ships recently shared the story of the “Free China” (自由中國號) junk wi...

Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the U.S. government’s pandemic response, has donated his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American Histo...

Cityneon to Tour Egyptian National Treasures Globally - Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs

The largest collection of Ramses II original artefacts from Ancient Egypt approved to be exhibited outside Egypt for the first time for a new generation after 32 years Titled " Ramses The Great and th...

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Talk about your yard sale finds. A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 a...

2nd Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 6 decades located

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A second panel from American artist Jacob Lawrence's sweeping series “Struggle: From the History of the American People" that has been hidden from public view for decades has been ...

6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

BOSTON (AP) — Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business...