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Bern (Switzerland)

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  • There's heaven, and then there's Lauterbrunnen

    There's heaven, and then there's Lauterbrunnen
    LAUTERBRUNNEN, Switzerland — Coming down Highway 6 from Switzerland's capital, Bern, you turn north into the lovely lake resort of Interlaken. Turn south and you enter the spectacularly beautiful Lauterbrunnen Valley. Picture this: a box canyon cut...
  • Suu Kyi falls ill on first day of European tour [Video]

     
    On the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
  • Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'

    Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'
    It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...
  • Swiss central bank chief resigns over wife's currency trades

     
    The chairman of Switzerland’s central bank abruptly resigned Monday following controversy over foreign-exchange transactions that made tens of thousands of dollars for him and his wife....
  • Kim Jong Un makes first appearance since father’s death [Video]

     
    The son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il made his first public appearance after his father's death Tuesday, bowing before a glass coffin containing his father's body....
  • Kim Jong Il death: Powerful uncle could overshadow Kim's son

     
    The death of Kim Jong Il leaves his family's business -- running North Korea -- in terrible shape. Under his leadership, North Korea lost 2 million people to starvation. His youngest son, Kim Jong Un, still in his 20s, has before him what appears to be...
  • Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker

    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker
    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
  • Monster Mash: Wisconsin governor replaces painting in mansion; 'Million Dollar Quartet' moving

     
    Wisconsin governor Scott Walker removes painting depicting children...
  • Physician, educator and composer Richard Bing dies at 101

    It could be said that Dr. Richard John Bing, who died Monday just weeks after his 101st birthday, had lived several lives — all of them distinguished. The longtime La CaƱada Flintridge resident excelled as a medical doctor, scientific researcher,...
  • What's new in Germany, Switzerland

    What's new in Germany, Switzerland
    It's been 20 years since the Berlin Wall came down in Germany, and unification seems like old news. From a traveler's point of view, the business at hand seems to be to keep the economy going and visitors entertained. Things are changing in Switzerland as...
  • Twelve-year-old Indiana Boy Missing In Switzerland

    Twelve-year-old Indiana Boy Missing In Switzerland
    Swiss Police are continuing their search for a missing Indiana boy who disappeared on Friday. Investigators say the 12-year-old went missing during a hike at the Truemmelbach waterfalls near Lauterbrunnen. That's about 30 miles from the Swiss capitol...