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Kyiv Diary: European leaders bear witness to war's horror

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Before the ceremony and the serious meetings about war, the European leaders witnessed the devastation wrought by Russia. A must. To understand Ukraine's fight for survival, they ...

Dadaocheng spiritual tour gives food for the post-pandemic soul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new walking tour is being held in Dadaocheng to showcase Taipei’s religious and cultural sites as well as traditional fine foods. The tour is being organized by...

Promisedland Mini-Retreat Spring Break Travel in 2022

Over the past two years, the epidemic has continued to impact all aspects of our lives. People have slowed down their lifestyles, and the ways of work and travel have changed. With the gradual stabili...

Visit Promisedland for a mini retreat

Over the past two years, the epidemic has continued to impact all aspects of our lives. People have slowed down their lifestyles, and the ways of work and travel have changed. With the gradual stabili...

EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on the way

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman’s house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery that keeps him up at night and a massive grain elevator that covers h...

EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on the way

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery whose sounds and smells keep him up at night and a massive grain elev...

Beautiful Day for a Neighbor: Mister Rogers has a sculpture

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A little rain didn't stop it from being a beautiful day at Rollins College in Florida as school officials unveiled a sculpture honoring alumnus and beloved children's TV host ...

Iraqi security forces, displaced vote ahead of elections

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces, displaced people, patients in hospitals and prisoners across the country cast their ballots Friday, two days before the rest of the nation votes in parliamentary ...

Allegations fly as recall vote looms for California’s Newsom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blitz of TV ads and a last-minute rally, California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom urged voters Sunday to turn back a looming recall vote that could remove him from office, while...

Allegations fly as recall vote looms for California’s Newsom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blitz of TV ads and a last-minute rally, California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom urged voters Sunday to turn back a looming recall vote that could remove him from office, while...

Hemingway Look-Alike Contest returns to the Florida Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The 40th edition of an Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest opened Thursday night at an iconic Key West bar once frequented by the author, marking the return of a contest canceled...

Call of the wild: Great outdoors is great escape in pandemic

For those venturing off the beaten path, be advised — it’s a little crowded out there. By nature’s standards, anyway, as the great outdoors has become the great escape. ...

With Americans anxious to go out, walking tours pick up pace

CINCINNATI (AP) — With an eerily quiet and empty stadium plaza behind him, the tour guide tried to help people picture what they would have seen there more than 160 years earlier. Hi...

Artsy Edinburgh, laid low by the virus, hopes for recovery

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Francesca Moody is spending August the way she always does: in darkened rooms in Edinburgh, watching some of the best new theater and comedy the world has to offer. ...

Short film promotes tourism in Taichung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The city of Taichung released a short film earlier this month that promotes 58 attractions and festivities in the city. In a press conference to announce the short film...