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  • A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on

    A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on
    The mean girl won the beauty pageant. What a shock. On Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015. The contest featured nothing out of the ordinary: boobs, bikini butt glue and, of course, talent. (Well, talent. Kazantsev...
  • Bethesda volunteer takes 98th birthday in stride

    Beulah Gladstone, who turned 98 on Sept. 4, has been a volunteer at Bethesda Hospital East since January 2000 and has logged more than 17,000 hours of service. Most recently, Gladstone, who counts "14 3/4 grandchildren" (the latest one is due shortly)...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • U.S. eager to forget about new India premier's 2005 visa denial

    When President Obama hosts new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dinner at the White House next week, the leaders will have a long list of issues to discuss: trade disagreements, China's rise, nuclear policy and counter-terrorism, among others....
  • When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek

    When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek
    Randy Jackson, singer and guitarist for the band Zebra, will perform a free show at Nectar in the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek at 8 p.m. Friday. Which may mean nothing to you, or it may elicit a flashback of the many Long Island Iced Teas spilled...
  • 'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere

     'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere
    Writer-director Jason Michael Brescia's "Bridge and Tunnel" follows a group of Long Island twentysomethings over the course of one rocky year. It tries to be a kind of "St. Elmo's Fire" for "the change-at-Jamaica crowd," as the railroad-riding locals...
  • Llega a Nueva York servicio de taxi solo para mujeres

    NUEVA YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nueva York va a ser testigo próximamente del nacimiento de una aplicación para taxis manejados por mujeres solo para mujeres, según informa The New York Times. Prestando servicio a la ciudad de Nueva York y a las...
  • New York wine makers vie with France's top Merlot producers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Long Island wineries are smaller, younger and have less experience than their French counterparts, but some local vintners think the Merlot wines they produce compare favorably with those made in Bordeaux. Many different types of...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier

    Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though...
  • Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others

    Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others
    Ron Feldman was a consummate musician and teacher, but his interest went far beyond showing a student how to sing or hit a certain note. "It didn't just stop at the music with him," said Matt Bloodwell, a longtime friend of Feldman's and former student....
  • New York man pleads guilty to trying to join al Qaeda

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to join the militant group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, considered to be one of the most active wings of the network, prosecutors said. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, was arrested...