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  • European art beyond museum walls

    Europeans love to dress up the settings of everyday life, from their piazzas to their back lanes -- and they've been doing it for centuries. Climbing the Acropolis, communing with the druids at Stonehenge, strolling the Croatian shore in the shadow of...
  • The best and worst of Europe

    The best and worst of Europe
    Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes --...
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world

    At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world
    Through the years, I have watched the movies from the various countries at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Canada, China, France and Norway each have a film that showcases their respective lands. But recently, in a first, I saw all of them in the same day...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research

    Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research
    Nobel prizes in science often go to researchers of an advanced age — many are retired by the time the call comes from Oslo saying they've won. Fred Kavli, a Norwegian immigrant who got rich from a business he founded in Van Nuys making...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team. Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
  • Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday. Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...
  • American Sage Kotsenburg wins first gold medal of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics  determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race

    Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Russia swept the medals after a dramatic finish to the 50 km cross-country race on Sunday, with Alexander Legkov edging out compatriots Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ilia Chernousov to claim gold. Just 0.8 seconds seperated the top three and the...
  • Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal

    Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal
    The Winter Olympic record for most medals is in position to be broken after Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the men's biathlon 10-kilometer sprint. The Norwegian won his 12th medal and seventh gold. He is tied with fellow Norwegian cross-country legend...