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  • Girls volleyball | 3A semifinal: Payton falls to LaSalle-Peru

    NORMAL, Ill. — Payton's quest to break new ground by becoming the first Chicago Public League school to win a state volleyball title must wait another year. LaSalle-Peru advanced to its first state championship match with a 25-18, 25-17 win over...
  • Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec

    Girls volleyball | 3A state final: 10th title perfect for St. Francis, Kopec
    NORMAL, Ill. — St. Francis volleyball coach Peg Kopec let loose for a few seconds Saturday when she swayed to Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" at Redbird Arena. The winningest coach in Illinois volleyball history, Kopec figured out a long ago how...
  • W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era

    With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust

    Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust
    Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes. They evoke even more sympathy from observers who know what they've gone through....
  • Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu

    Peru: Bird-watching in the Amazon, Machu Picchu
    Birds of a feather do flock together in Peru, which boasts more than 1,800 avian species, so Inkaterra Hotels is focusing on these exotic creatures by offering bird-watching experiences at two of its in-country properties. The  four-day, three-night...
  • Peru wins maritime border dispute with Chile over key fishing grounds

    LIMA, Peru -- A territorial dispute between Chile and Peru ended Monday with an international court awarding Peru a triangle of Pacific Ocean territory covering thousands of square miles rich in fishing and other natural resources. Peru filed the...
  • Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs

     
    Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...
  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • Perú doblega 1-0 a México con gol de Guerrero

    <b>Per&#250;  doblega 1-0 a M&#233;xico con gol de Guerrero</b>
    Paolo Guerrero anotó su segundo gol del torneo a ocho minutos del final y le dio el viernes a Perú una victoria por 1-0 sobre México que lo mantiene bien encaminado en la Copa América. Perú, que venía de empatar 1-1 con Uruguay con otro gol de Guerrero,...
  • The road less traveled to Machu Picchu

    The road less traveled to Machu Picchu
    Our first view of Machu Picchu was from across a cloud-covered valley. My daughter Betsy and I had hiked three hours in air so thick that you could cut it with a machete. We were exploring the partially restored Inca ruins of Llactapata with our...