• Dozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided to stay there for thousands of years. "Power and Pathos: Bronze...

  • Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Colleges across the U.S. are debating whether it's safe to let students and faculty study in areas of conflict. Some scholars and students are drawn to conflict zones as subjects of study, including a Tufts University professor who's leading a conference on civics...

  • Embracing a new grain for a fresh take on bibimbap bowls

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Bibimbap is incredibly trendy in urban centers right now. If you're not familiar with it, you'll want to be. Bibimbap is a Korean rice bowl - white rice topped with meats, veggies, kimchee (intensely pickled cabbage) and hot sauce. Often, the meat is tossed in Korean barbecue sauce,...

  • Eat Well: Monument-based cookbook author goes nuts for almond milk

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    The price is sure right: Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is offering free nutrition and cooking classes. Even better, you'll get money back for attending. The store has a Passport to Healthy Eating card, which lists all the classes being offered in upcoming weeks. Each time you...

  • Mexico struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beaches

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks. The state government of Quintana Roo, where the resort of Cancun is located, said there have been no...

  • Seau lawyer: family won't disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said in an...

  • Idaho festival celebrates Basque culture, history

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With more than 300 pounds of chorizo sitting in her freezer and 5,000 portions of Basque-style paella prepared in advance, Tara McElhose-Eiguren says she's finally running out of space in her kitchen in anticipation of helping feed those attending the traditional...

  • Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday to retire after victory tour

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. soccer formally announced that midfielders Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday will retire from the U.S. national team following a victory tour to celebrate the Women's World Cup title. Both players had previously voiced their intention to step down from the...

  • NYC mayor: 400,000 people have obtained municipal ID cards

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that about 400,000 people have obtained New York City's municipal ID card since the program was rolled out six months ago — including immigrants lacking legal documentation. The card is especially useful for the elderly, homeless...

  • Deaf interpreters in Colorado Springs production of 'West Side Story' help unite hearing, deaf communities

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    What would "West Side Story" be without the songs "Tonight" or "America"? We come to a Broadway musical to get caught up in the sweeping ballads and intricate dance moves. But what if you're deaf or hearing-impaired and the deaf interpreter is way off to the side of the stage? By...

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