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North America

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Top North America Articles

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  • Gap to close 34% of namesake U.S. stores by end of 2013

     
    Gap to close stores in U.S., struggling apparel giant Gap to reduce North America store count by 34%...
  • Jewish chaplains memorial opens in Arlington Cemetery

     
      Fourteen Jewish chaplains who died in service were honored with a memorial on Chaplains Hill in Arlington National Cemetery. The Jewish Chaplains Memorial was dedicated Oct. 24 on the 150th anniversary of service by rabbis in the military.  “It is...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Reel China: Chinese companies take stake in China Lion

     
    China Lion gets investment from Bona, Huayi Brothers to expand U.S. film distribution of Chinese-language movies....
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sets sales record; hoopla reigns

     
    Call of Duty: The new video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has had a record-breaking launch, reaching $400 million in North American and United Kingdom sales....
  • Leisure and business travel continue to grow

     
    Despite higher travel costs, the world's hotel industry continued to enjoy a higher pace of leisure and business bookings in October, according to an analysis of global data....
  • Anglican Church in North America adds two dioceses

     
    The Anglican Church in North America, formed by churches that split from the Episcopal Church over issues such as gay marriage, added two new dioceses totalling 32 congregations.   The ACNA added the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes,...
  • A.R. Rahman postpones* remainder of his North American tour [Updated]

     
    Nobody expected the bottom to drop out on A.R. Rahman’s world tour. A Bollywood megastar and prolific film composer estimated to have sold more than 350 million albums worldwide, he’s revered as a musical demigod across the Indian diaspora. In......
  • U2, Taylor Swift have highest-grossing concert tours of 2011

     
    U2 has highest-grossing concert tour of 2011. In North America, Taylor Swift is second, followed by Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga and Bon Jovi....
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • Discovery premieres first independently produced landmark natural history series, “North America”

     
    “We called [North America] the most extreme continent, and we always talked about it being an extreme continent, and every single month there was something else to remind us of why that was true.” — Huw Cordey, North America series...