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Eliminating Chilean slums

Chile is a leader in Latin America in many areas, including human development, quality of life and political stability.

12 days of EuroAdventures

A three-day trip to the Amalfi Coast for a sweet-sounding sticker price of €200 seemed like a steal at first.

Single white female minority

I’ve never really felt like a minority before. In fact, I’ve never thought much about minority status at all.

In this July 27, 2009 file photo, University of Illinois President B. Joseph White testifies at a meeting of an independent commission appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn to investigate clout-driven admissions at the university in Urbana, Ill. On Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009,  Quinn said that White plans to resign. White has been at the center of the controversy over reports that the university admitted politically connected students over more qualified applicants. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz, File)

U. of Ill. president resigns after scandal

President B. Joseph White resigned Wednesday following reports that the school admitted politically connected applicants over more qualified ones at its Urbana-Champaign campus.

Story of the Sydney shells

In 1956, the government of New South Wales housed an international design competition with very broad design specifications and no cost limit, an idea that would later be the subject of much criticism.

Castles are real

Those castles you see in movies like “Harry Potter” and “Braveheart” – yeah, they exist.

Dancing with the red underground

American politics, especially President Obama, sparks a curiosity among Italians and leads them to ask question after question.

Superman? Nah, Obama’s just a dude

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - I’d like to clear up a couple misconceptions you might have about the French. First of all, they don’t all speak English – and when they try, it’s often frustratingly incomprehensible.

Culturally confused

FLORENCE, Italy - Florence is the city that birthed the Renaissance, the city that houses Michelangelo’s David and the prodigious walls of the Duomo – but it is also a city of complete contradictions.

Stepping into North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea - Entering the most heavily armed border in the world can make anyone a little tense.

3 arrested for false statements in US terror probe

DENVER — The FBI arrested a 24-year-old Colorado man on charges of making false statements to federal agents in an ongoing terror investigation, and supporting documents contend the man admitted receiving weapons and explosives training from al-Qaida in Pakistan.

Arrest in Yale homicide prompts questions about employee screenings

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Thursday’s arrest of Yale University employee Raymond Clark for the murder of Yale graduate student Annie Le — as well as conflicting reports regarding Clark’s character — have led some to question how Yale could hire a man capable of such a horrific crime in the first place.

Cyclist invade Avenida Paulista

Last Friday, the bicycle-enthusiast and activist group Bicicletada took to the streets of Sao Paulo in order to spread awareness and support of bicycle use in the city, or as Bicicletada participant Paulo Jabardo put it, “To show that we are traffic, too.”

Haggling: Practice makes perfect

In the U.S. if I want to purchase something, I walk into the nearest Target, pick up the item, and then pay for it. I never thought I’d be one to haggle.


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