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  • Pope Francis to visit US next year

    Pope Francis to visit US next year
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis announced on Monday he would visit the United States next year, his first trip there as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church. The official confirmation of the trip was keenly awaited in the United...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • Crowd of 27,000 expected at IAAPA's annual expo

    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday. About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
  • Lakeside bassoonist to perform in Cuba

    Bassoonist Janet Harris leaves Tuesday for Cuba, but she is not heading to the Caribbean island to sample the mojitos or to ride in a 60-year-old car with fins. Harris will travel to the International Contemporary Music Festival of Havana as a...
  • Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher

    Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher
    Charles R. Morrison, a former Polytechnic Institute teacher who later joined the faculty of what is now the Community College of Baltimore County at Catonsville, died Nov. 2 at the Little Sisters of the Poor-St. Martins Home in Catonsville of cancer. He...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • Gas prices to average less than $3 next year

    Gas prices to average less than $3 next year
    Good news for motorists: Gasoline prices will less than $3 per gallon nationwide next year for the first time since 2010, a federal agency says. The U.S. Energy Information Administration slashed its estimate by 44 cents to $2.94 per gallon for next...
  • Tourism Cares gives L.A.'s waterfront landmarks a good scrub-down

    Tourism Cares gives L.A.'s waterfront landmarks a good scrub-down
    It was a landmark day in every sense of the word. More than 250 volunteers from the travel and tourism world swarmed San Pedro last Friday to paint, scrub, plant, mulch and perform other fix-up duties at L.A. waterfront landmarks big and small....
  • CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus

    CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus
    After years of contentious budget hearings about proposed service cuts, increases in the prices of unlimited ride passes and the rocky transition to the Ventra fare payment system, the looming public hearing for the CTA’s 2015 budget should be...
  • Author to share tips for first-time travelers to India

    INDIA Presentation Author Sharon Arpana Edwards will share tips for first-time visitors to India, including advice on shopping, traveling within the country and communicating cross-culturally. She will also read from and sign her book, "Pioneer...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Holiday Shopping Tips for Dementia Patient Caregivers

    When planning for a holiday shopping trip with an older adult who is in the early stages of dementia, caregivers need to focus on including the patient’s needs in the planning process. In addition to considering the patient’s needs,...