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  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects. Born with Down syndrome, the late artist...

  • 5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

    Updated: 4 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned "The Raven," along with...

  • Blog: Lululemon joins forces with Dalai Lama. Seriously.

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: 29 min ago

    An interesting couple has formed: lululemon athetica inc. and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace + Education. From the press release: Today, the Dalai Lama Center for Peace + Education and lululemon athletica inc. announced a new partnership following an address by His Holiness the...

  • 7 ideas for Colorado adventure on this warm weekend

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 31 min ago

    It's summer again in southern Colorado - or at least it feels like it. Though autumn began more than a month ago, the weather forecast is promising lots of sun and temperatures approaching 80 degrees Friday through Sunday. Now's the time to mark off whatever is left of the season's...

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for...

  • NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday. Although North Korea released...

  • Buncombe County awards $5 million for tourism

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tourism officials in Buncombe County are handing out nearly $5 million for projects in the area. Multiple media outlets reported that Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority officials on Wednesday selected the projects they hope will attract visitors. The...

  • North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that Pyongyang may ban foreign...

  • Groundbreaking held for Sioux City museum

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Children's Museum of Siouxland in Sioux City has broken ground after a decade of planning. A crowd gathered on Wednesday for the ceremony at the downtown location where children ceremoniously shovel dirt. The museum is intended to provide interactive...

  • Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period thanks to a recovering economy and a bumper summer tourism season, official statistics showed Thursday. The number of jobless people fell by...

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