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  • World Cup round-up: Brazil wins opener, Spain-Netherlands 2010 rematch on tap

    World Cup round-up: Brazil wins opener, Spain-Netherlands 2010 rematch on tap
    The result was as expected. The path to victory...not so much. Brazil needed the aid of a controversial penalty kick to overcome Croatia, 3-1, in the World Cup opener on Thursday. After falling behind, 1-0, on Marcelo's own goal, it was Neymar who...
  • Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut

    Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut
    Graham Zusi became the first Orlando-area athlete to be named to a U.S. men's national team World Cup roster, but his inclusion Thursday was overshadowed by other stunning news. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann cut star midfielder Landon Donovan from the...
  • Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction

    Bizarre rib bones show woolly mammoths were vulnerable to extinction
    Unusual rib bones that grow out of the neck are giving scientists new clues about what caused the woolly mammoth to become extinct roughly 10,000 years ago. The so-called cervical ribs – extra rib bones that protrude from the vertebrae at the base...
  • 7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Veendam from $499

    7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Veendam from $499
    Holland America offers a seven-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the ms Veendam for as little as $499, based on double occupancy. The Holland America ms Veendam sails a Thursday-Thursday itinerary from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops at...
  • 7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam from $499

    7-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam from $499
    Holland America Line offers a 7-night eastern Caribbean cruise with cabins as low as $499, based on double occupancy. The ms nieuw Amsterdam sails from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops in Grand Turk, San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and...
  • 10-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Maasdam from $599

    10-night eastern Caribbean cruise on the Holland America ms Maasdam from $599
    Holland America Line offers a 10-night eastern Caribbean cruise with cabins as low as $599, based on double occupancy. The ms Maasdam sails from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with stops in in San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Dominica, Antigua,...
  • Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country

    Going Dutch ... in Holland's polder country
    Today my long-time Dutch friends, Hans and Marjet, are driving me to polder country -- the vast fields reclaimed from the sea where cows graze, tiny canals function as fences, and only church spires and windmills interrupt the horizon. Hans is behind the...
  • Unburying Family's Painful Wartime Past

    Unburying Family's Painful Wartime Past
    Driven out of their homeland by impending war and religious persecution, my paternal grandparents, Hugo and Irma Gärtner Tobias, and their 4-year-old son, Walter, my father, (now 80 and living in Simsbury), immigrated from Germany to America through Ellis...
  • Europe in the Midwest

    Europe in the Midwest
    Long-ago immigrants to the United States sought reminders of home and hopes for prosperity in New World landscapes. Within the Midwest are small towns with big pride in their ethnic heritage. These places, population 3,500 or fewer, flaunt and invest in...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • 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....