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  • 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...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • '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...
  • Albania won't be host site for destruction of Syria chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON — Despite pressure from the Obama administration, Albania's prime minister said Friday that he would not allow the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons in the European country. Prime Minister Edi Rama surprised some Western officials...
  • 'I Am Yours' Submitted by Norway for Oscar

    Norway has chosen Iram Haq's first feature "I Am Yours" as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language film. " 'I am Yours' is an impressive debut that touches and raises important questions about being a woman and man in a complex society; the committee...
  • Go Away With ... Billy Campbell

    Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
  • 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 --...
  • 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...
  • Seeking roots in Europe's emigration museums

    When traveling to Europe, I sometimes crank up the voice of my grandmother telling stories of her journey from Norway to Canada. The boat ride was miserable. The only thing she could keep down was beer -- she became a teetotaler the day she saw the Statue...
  • A classical way to see (and hear) Europe

    I've always taught what I loved -- and I've always loved music. I spent my high school years as a piano teacher. I'd start out my students with boogies and pop songs, and eventually get them turned on to Bach and Beethoven. In 1980, a truck dropped off...
  • After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees

    After Thanksgiving, many Carroll families turn appetite to Christmas trees
    The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.  For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...