Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts during the past year, according to the U.S. State Department’s annual report about freedom of religion around the world.
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Between concert dates home and abroad, a thriving Hawaiian music halau in Japan, albums that routinely top the world music charts and winning Na Hoku Hanohano awards, Kuana Torres Kahele is on a roll.
Mid-century modern style is now firmly planted in the home décor landscape. And one of its elements, pop art, is cultivating a 21st century following.
With the recent storms we have experienced this month, it’s very likely that many of the plant nutrients have leached from the soil.
We all know there are only two types of people in the world: cat people and dog people. But data from market research firm Euromonitor suggest that these differences extend beyond individual preferences and to the realm of geopolitics: it turns out there are cat countries and dog countries, too.
We pamper our gardens all year, but then desert them to go on vacation during what’s often the hottest, driest time of the year.
Sooner or later in long-term therapy, most adult patients will drift — or dive — toward their family history. They begin to take a more comprehensive, more honest and accurate inventory of realities they faced as children. The strength and weaknesses, health and unhealth, justice and injustice of the families in which they were reared. Because all families have some combination of all of those things.
Zucchini bread is fine and all, but when you’re staring down a mountain of summer abundance, how much of it can you really eat?
From the Portland, Ore., airport, a short walk to the Tri-Met MAX rail depot is a great way to see the town. The tickets can be purchased from the vending machine and are only $2 for senior citizens for an all-day pass. No one checks if you purchased a ticket because it’s on an honor system, but most folks are pretty honest and buy tickets.
Watermelon is one of those foods you really don’t need to overthink.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — There’s no shortage of hot dog stands hawking that spicy, oh-so-Alaska treat, the reindeer dog, in downtown Anchorage.
NEW YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America’s streets and public places.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Overseas visitors coming to Las Vegas could soon be spending less time in customs lines.
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park in Maine has been named America’s Favorite Place by viewers of ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana says it’s building a new roller coaster that will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop among four inversions.