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  • Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience

    Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience
    ANTWERP, Belgium — One became a prime minister. Another a songwriter whose compositions included "White Christmas." And a third became an Angeleno who married, raised a family and became a social worker.
  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...

    Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees

     Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees
    Credit the Internet and baby boomers. For Americans of European lineage, the urge to learn the stories of our ancestors on the other side of the pond continues to fuel a strong interest in ancestral travel. Genealogy ranks among the top search...

    'Searching for Tamsen Donner' by Gabrielle Burton

    Searching for Tamsen Donner Gabrielle Burton University of Nebraska Press: 328 pp., $26.95 It's little wonder that some people remain obsessed by the story of the Donner Party. We all know the basic outline: An emigrant wagon train of 90 people headed...