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  • Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed

    Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed
    Somali-linked Islamists have killed at least 50 people in a Kenyan coastal town, executing men in front of their families and killing others who had gathered to watch World Cup soccer on television. The al Shabaab group said on Monday that its commandos...
  • New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history

    New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history
    The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
  • China's Enlight Unveils $1.6 bn Studio Facility, Pacts With Bruno Wu

    SHANGHAI - Beijing Enlight Media, one of China's top film groups, unveiled plans to build a $1.6 billion (RMB10 billion) production studio and theme park in Shanghai. It also unveiled a joint venture with Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Media. Enlight, which is...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Cars, trucks and comedy

    This weekend in Ocean City: Cars, trucks and comedy
    Getting revved up to hit the beach? Beyond the excitement of the big car show, it's a relatively quiet weekend in Ocean City. If you're not that into motors, you may want to simply soak in the sunny atmosphere. Or you can head north to Delaware for the...
  • 'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes. But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
  • Gatorama trip recalls old Florida

    Gatorama trip recalls old Florida
    A few years ago, I pledged to finally make my first visit to Gatorland, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Orlando. No, it hasn't happened yet. As a native Floridian, it pains me to admit that I've never stopped at Gatorland, home to the...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • Cunard's Queen Elizabeth to add nine single staterooms

    Cunard's Queen Elizabeth to add nine single staterooms
    Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth will add nine single staterooms -- one inside and eight with ocean views -- to the luxury liner, which began sailing in October 2010. The new staterooms will be available with the Dec. 16 sailing. They were created from...
  • Will $3M anonymous donation save National Museum of Industrial History?

    Will $3M anonymous donation save National Museum of Industrial History?
    The National Museum of Industrial History, the embattled nonprofit accused of misspending millions of dollars, has a $3 million commitment from an anonymous donor and wants to start construction once the Pennsylvania attorney general's office finishes its...
  • Timeline: New-Gate Prison, From Coppermine To Museum

    Timeline: New-Gate Prison, From Coppermine To Museum
    Early-1700s: New-Gate copper mine beings operation. 1773: The mine is repurposed, opening as a prison. 1782: State closes prison after prisoners burn down the wooden guardhouse for a third time. 1790: State reopens New-Gate. 1827: New-Gate...
  • Museum might put you off sushi for a while

    Museum might put you off sushi for a while
    For something educational to do before lunch, I admired bottle after bottle of pickled parasites. Some frilled. Some with suckers. Most hermaphrodite. And all gross. Tokyo's Meguro Parasitological Museum is a research center as well as a tourist...