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  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research
    AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier. An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
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  • Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    The ship's bow sank in a few minutes. The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade. But it could soon be coming to an end. A House-approved bill could clear the way for the names...
  • PASSINGS: Gil Askey

    Gil Askey Arranger for top Motown acts Gil Askey, 89, a trumpeter, conductor and arranger for top Motown acts, including the Supremes, the Temptations and the Four Tops, died April 9 in Melbourne, Australia. He had lymphoma, according to his family....
  • PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz

    PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz
    Wendy Hughes Australian actress dies at 61 Wendy Hughes, 61, an Australian actress best known to American audiences for her performance in the 1979 film "My Brilliant Career," died of cancer Saturday in Sydney, her family said. Hughes began her rise...
  • Two of the world's best restaurants are changing continents -- temporarily

    Two of the world's best restaurants are changing continents -- temporarily
    Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that seats just 45 at lunch and dinner and was ranked best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magazine three years running (2010, 2011 and 2012), is moving to Tokyo for two months at the beginning of 2015. In a note...
  • Rosberg wins, runner-up Ricciardo disqualified in Formula One opener

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- Formula One's season-opening race ended in rancor and controversy Sunday as runner-up Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull was disqualified for a breach of fuel regulations, five hours after Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took the...
  • Formula One kicks off season with Australian Grand Prix

    Formula One kicks off season with Australian Grand Prix
    As the opening race of the Formula One season, the Australian Grand Prix always is fraught with unknowns. But this year's race on the 3.3-mile Albert Park layout in Melbourne on Sunday is especially unpredictable due to rules changes and a shuffling...
  • F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia

    F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia
        El campeonato 2014 de Fórmula Uno arranca este fin de semana en Melbourne con el Gran Premio de de Australia. Entre los participantes se destaca el colombiano Esteban Gutiérrez, a quien tuve la oportunidad de entrevistar a finales de 2012 en...
  • Ivanovic stuns No. 1 Serena, gains Aussie QF berth

    Ivanovic stuns No. 1 Serena, gains Aussie QF berth
    Serena Williams' quest for an 18th career singles Grand Slam title will have to wait a few more months. The world No. 1 will have to start a new winning streak too. Serbian Ana Ivanovic stunned Williams, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Sunday to reach the quarterfinals...
  • GM bids bittersweet end of Australian icon Holden

    GM bids bittersweet end of Australian icon Holden
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - It's as much a part of Australia as kangaroos, the Sydney Opera House or vegemite, and General Motors Co's decision to stop manufacturing Holdens in the country looks like the marketing equivalent of a car crash. Australians have...