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  • 600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors

    600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors
    Centuries before Captain Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a daring feat remains something of...
  • 'Human sacrifice' removed from Horror Nights scare zone

    'Human sacrifice' removed from Horror Nights scare zone
    Simulated human sacrifices have been removed from a scare zone at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights. Bayou of Blood, a Louisiana voodoo themed street experience for the event, originally was designed to include a hourly staged production featuring a...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Debate round up Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic opponent Tom Wolf wrapped up their third and final debate last week. For those keeping score at home, Corbett smoked Wolf in the first debate, which was held before the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business...
  • Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

    Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?
    International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating...
  • Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations

    Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations
    WHAT: As Halloween approaches, the spooky and not-so-spooky events at Central Florida theme parks begin to fade. Here's a wrap-up of what's left in the bag. •SeaWorld Orlando: The park's Spooktacular, a gentle trick-or-treat affair, runs Saturday...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Oct. 26: Open team bass tournament from safe light-3 p.m. in the L-29 Canal along Tamiami Trail. Entry fee is $60 per team and $35 for an individual. Call Matt at 786-390-3073. Oct. 27: Last day of the first phase of the season for mourning and white-...
  • Birds of Chicago a family thing, on and off stage

    Birds of Chicago a family thing, on and off stage
    Touring is a family affair for JT Nero and Allison Russell, the husband-and-wife duo at the center of the music collective Birds of Chicago. The two hit the road with their 9-month-old daughter Ida Maeve in tow. The Chicago-based singer-songwriters...
  • Top kids authors to visit Bethlehem

    Two of today's most popular and well known children's book creators will make rare appearances in Bethlehem next month. Jeff Kinney, whose best-selling series of "Diary of A Wimpy Kid" books are sold in 40 countries, will meet fans at the Bethlehem...
  • Grammy winner Bela Fleck and wife Abigail Washburn are partners in picking

    Grammy winner Bela Fleck and wife Abigail Washburn are partners in picking
    Ten years after starting a romantic partnership, bluegrass and banjo luminaries Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have begun an artistic union as well. The couple is crisscrossing the country in a bus equipped with a bunk for their 16-month-old son Juno,...