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  • Deep Creek's Blue Moon Rising vacation village

    More than 150 years ago, famed philosopher Henry David Thoreau published his iconic book “Walden,” which chronicled his two years living as one with nature in a cabin set on Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Today, some travelers who seek a...
  • Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage

    Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage
    Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
  • UF's Kurt Roper looks to reignite, not reinvent offense as Gators prep to face Vols

    GAINESVILLE — It's been less than a month, but the Eastern Michigan game seems like a long time ago for Kurt Roper. When UF visits Tennessee on Saturday it will four weeks since Roper's up-tempo offense seemed to signal a new, optimistic era under...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism

    The Sports Xchange Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism CLEVELAND -- One year after making the American League wild-card game, the Cleveland Indians were competitive again in 2014, remaining in contention until the season's final week. While the...
  • Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains

    Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains
    For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...
  • Syria raids show Saudi, UAE ambition to extend regional authority

    By William Maclean and Angus McDowall DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - The decision by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to join air strikes in Syria reflects an increasingly muscular foreign policy by the Gulf Arab heavyweights that has already...
  • Japan consumer mood dips as sales tax hike saps morale

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese consumer confidence worsened for a second straight month in September, suggesting the government's policy efforts to boost shopper sentiment and promote growth are losing traction. The survey's sentiment index for general...
  • Solvines Moradel's Survival Story

    Solvines Moradel's Survival Story
    The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013. ┬áMy cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...
  • Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born

    Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born
    The ingenuity of big corporations knows no bounds, especially when it comes to disguising self-interested PR as objective information. Say hello to the latest such effort, a website devoted to communicating information about "sustainable" -- that is,...
  • 'Hollywood Costume' exhibition gets a fashion welcome

    'Hollywood Costume' exhibition gets a fashion welcome
    Curator, author and UCLA David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design founder Deborah Nadoolman Landis is adamant that costume design is not fashion. (Costume design is about bringing a story to life, she likes to say, and fashion is about...