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Teach students, not facts

My expression écrite teacher likens the mind of a French student to a computer.

Lovers from across the world place "Love Padlocks" on the Isabel II Bridge in Seville, Spain, as a symbol of their love and devotion to one another. The tradition of Love Padlocks was started in the 1980s in Hungary and has since spread to gates and bridges of many major cities.

Keep your love locked down (for 15 days)

Cutting free more than 1,000 symbols of love, city workers bore bolt cutters and garbage bags while clearing “Love Padlocks” from the wrought iron railing of the Isabel II Bridge in Seville, Spain, last week.

No place like B-town

Forget “I love New York” T-shirts and give me one with the words “I love Bloomington.”

A Thanksgiving abroad

CANTERBURY, England - It’s easy to imagine the type of questions one would encounter during the first few weeks of living in a foreign country. But there was one question I wasn’t expecting to come from my international roommates and friends with such genuine curiosity and interest.

Chile-Peru tension boils over with spying allegations

SANTIAGO, Chile - The countries of Chile and Peru have had issues in diplomatic relations for many years. However, just recently they were confronted with the most serious offense in decades.

A woman works on a loom in a weaving cottage Wednesday in Hyderabad, India. The work is an example of Himru weaving, which is quickly dying out.

Woman teaches art of weaving

HYDERABAD, India - Picture an elderly woman in a highly polluted city creating a certain haven for workers and school children.

Peru’s Great Lake

The sleepy island of Amantani sits in the middle of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.

GM shows progress, loses only $1.2 Billion

DETROIT — General Motors Co. says it lost $1.2 billion from the time it left bankruptcy protection through Sept. 30, far better than it has reported in previous quarters and a sign that the auto giant is starting to turn around its business.

Fears of a sexless Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known for its liberal views on otherwise taboo topics such as marijuana and prostitution.

Give Scrooge a chance

FLORENCE, Italy - People can be too hard on Ebenezer Scrooge.

Crosses with poppies in front of Westminster Abbey in London remember fallen British soldiers for Remembrance Day on Nov. 11.

In Remembrance, wear a poppy

While the U.S. honors all soldiers who have served in the armed forces with Veterans Day, citizens in the United Kingdom, France and Belgium celebrate Remembrance Day – also known as Poppy Day or Armistice Day.

The lost Incan city of Machu Picchu, which is Quechua for “Old Mountain," is one of the "New Seven Wonders of the World."

Trek to Machu Picchu

Peru’s most famous landmark, one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World,” is the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu. There are two ways to reach it: by trail or by the ancient four-day path known as the Inca trail.

A moveable (and delicious) feast

It is clear the French have a great reverence for food and dining. French cuisine is strongly influenced by the different regions of France, and a great deal of pride goes into preparing the dishes.

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