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  • Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru
    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America’s oldest English-speaking region? If your wife’s roots lie in South America — and she’s drawn by the past, too — you might...
  • Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, VP/community relations, Nova Southeastern

    Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, VP/community relations, Nova Southeastern
    Last week: What a week for news! IBM eliminating medical benefits for retirees as they will now be eligible for the health care exchanges sounded the bell that health care reforms are starting to be implemented and the effects are coming in ways people...
  • 18 indicted in alleged gambling ring that used violence to collect

    SAN DIEGO -- Eighteen members of a gambling ring that allegedly used the Internet and toll-free numbers to take sports bets and then violence to collect from losers were indicted Wednesday in San Diego. The 18 suspects, most from San Diego and Los...
  • Untouched royal Wari tomb found in Peru predates Inca civilization

    Untouched royal Wari tomb found in Peru predates Inca civilization
    Archaeologists have discovered a hidden tomb of the Wari, a monument from an early civilization that predated the Inca, nestled in a site 175 miles north of Lima, Peru. The funerary chamber, ensconced in a stepped pyramid, had been filled with more than...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats

    Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats
    JERUSALEM — Israel’s military on Thursday night ordered the nation’s southern airport in Eilat closed until further notice, citing unspecified security threats. [Updated 1:28 p.m. PDT, Aug. 8: The airport was reopened about two hours...
  • Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia

    As a security alert kept millions on edge throughout the Muslim world, suspected U.S. drone attacks in Yemen killed 12 alleged militants Thursday, and Saudi security forces arrested two foreign men they say were plotting suicide attacks in the region....
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • Literary lucha libre!

    Literary lucha libre!
    Literary lucha libre: It's a battle of words between writers wearing luchador wrestling masks. Husband and wife tag team Christopher Vazquez and Angie Silva founded an event for Peru's up and coming writers to compete in the ring, based on the Mexican...
  • 51 dead after vehicle plunges off road in Peruvian highlands

    51 dead after vehicle plunges off road in Peruvian highlands
    MEXICO CITY — Fifty-one people, including 14 children, were killed when a vehicle plunged off of a mountain road in southeast Peru and fell more than 650 feet, local news media reported. According to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, the vehicle...
  • Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter

    Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter
    LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk. At least 15,000 dolphins are being...