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LEXINGTON — Continuing its tradition of offering world-class exhibitions to the public, the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse — a Smithsonian affiliate — is making final preparations for its next exhibition,...
Tags: Mongolia, Culture, Mountains, Arts and Culture, Kentucky
MOSCOW -- Rescue teams found remains of two crew members Saturday morning at the site of a U.S. military plane crash in Kyrgyzstan, an official said. “Fragments of two bodies have already been found as we are continuing the search,”...
MCTSince the Boston terror attacks, an all-too-familiar mantra has re-emerged: American Muslims need more policing and increased surveillance. This demand, encouraged by U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and many others, stems from a lack of understanding of the...
That the name Tugan Sokhiev has yet to ring a bell with most American concertgoers is perfectly understandable: Until his podium debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Thursday night at Symphony Center, he had yet to wield a baton in front of any...
Three new faces will join the Alumni Wall of Fame at Lake Forest High School, which contains photographs and plaques celebrating the accomplishments of former students and inspiring current ones. The three unveiled Wednesday were David Crane, Thomas...
Tags: Vince Vaughn, Schools, High Schools, Western Africa, Graduation
People from central Europe and the former Soviet Union are crazy about dumplings. Over there, the dumpling is such a staple it can be either a main course or dessert. Last week, I talked about food with foreign exchange students from Ukraine,...
Tags: Students, Peanut Butter, Russia, Teaching and Learning, Butter
WASHINGTON -- When John Kerry’s political foes complained in 2004 that he “looked French” and ordered Swiss cheese on his Philadelphia cheese steaks, the Democratic presidential nominee began keeping his affinities for Europe bien...
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - Mananbai Sadykov cuffed his stiff blue jeans over intricately stitched cowboy boots and tread mindfully though minefields of cattle manure at the Helbling Hereford Ranch in central North Dakota. Sadykov, 48, is no citified dandy,...
Tags: Russia, Kazakhstan, Vaccines, John Wayne
For the premiere episode of its third annual Big Cat Week, National Geographic Wild has upped the stakes. Having already explored man-eating lions and most of their lethally gorgeous kindred, this Big Cat Week opens Sunday night in Kabul where big cat...
Even as the European Union reached out to the East this week, sending its foreign affairs chief touring through Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan for a string of meetings marked with smiling photos and words of goodwill, experts say its...
Tags: Europe, Civil Rights, Energy Resources, Russia, HIV
FrameworkTuberculosis is still a very deadly disease – especially in the former Soviet Union. The number of patients with very difficult to treat forms of tuberculosis is growing steadily in that part of the world. Photographer Misha Friedman has spent the...
Maggi Uhland was happy on Tuesday that she decided to pursue German at South Carroll High School. "It is a lot easier than Spanish and a lot more fun," the 14-year-old freshman said, of the language. "And we can choose to come here." Uhland was one of...
Tags: Students, Movies, Schools, High Schools, Washington, DC
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