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  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • São Paulo: Culture by day, partying by night

     São Paulo: Culture by day, partying by night
    SÃO PAULO, Brazil — This mega city 270 miles southwest of Rio is the largest in South America and Brazil's main destination for culture, night life and cosmopolitan gastronomy. Where you'll see soccer: The action kicks off at the new Arena...
  • Anti-Gay Crusader May Have Aided His Foes

    Fred Phelps once told me, "I'm the best friend that homosexuals have." In a way, he had a point. Although it is only now, almost 21 years later to the day and with the news of Phelps' death all over the Internet, that I'd concede it. He told me this...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations
    It was a richly rewarding Tony Award morning for two regional theater companies, including one in Southern California. "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the darkly comic musical that ran at the Hartford Stage Co. in Connecticut and the Old Globe...
  • Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates

    Bloomsburg University announces winter graduates
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates. Area graduates include: Lehigh County: Derek J. Beisel, Laurys Station, BSBA Business Adminisstration Marketing; Christopher Brogan, Allentown, BSBA...
  • 1888 shipwreck in San Francisco Bay hailed as big historical find

    The rediscovery near the Golden Gate Bridge of a 202-foot-long passenger steamship that sank in 1888 is being hailed as restoring an important historical link to San Francisco’s early Chinese American community. The City of Chester was headed up...
  • East Stroudsburg University awards degrees

    East Stroudsburg University awards degrees
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded 1,079 degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 9 and May 10. The three graduation ceremonies include one for graduate students on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m....
  • Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer

    Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer
    Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88. Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
  • Vacationing in the U.S. this summer? Check out these festivals

    Vacationing in the U.S. this summer? Check out these festivals
    Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of festivals and fairs to enjoy in various parts of the country this year. Here are more than a dozen events –- but just some of what’s on tap for the summer — arranged...
  • Carnival Sunshine makes Port Canaveral debut

    Carnival Sunshine makes Port Canaveral debut
    Port Canaveral may have lost a Dream, but now it has some Sunshine. The Carnival Sunshine arrived this week to replace the Carnival Dream, which had sailed out of Central Florida since its debut in 2009. The Sunshine, while smaller, is one of Carnival...