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Apr 26 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

TILLER, Ore. — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it.

  • | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Mountain Thunder Coffee, which former management said was the world’s largest Kona coffee company, abruptly shut its gates for good Tuesday after a court-appointed trustee made the decision to end operations.

  • | Posted: Jan 29 2017 - 12:05am

    VIEQUES, Puerto Rico — A small island long known as a Navy bombing range is gradually trying to turn a no-man’s-land into a booming tourist mecca.

  • | Posted: Jan 29 2017 - 12:05am

    CARTAGENA, Colombia — Visitors are flocking to the all-women San Diego prison in this popular Caribbean tourist town — to dine at Cartagena’s trendiest new restaurant.

  • | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 3:22pm

    This Saturday is Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival because it is the start of spring. It will be celebrated by one-fifth of the world’s population, which includes China, Taiwan, Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, South and North Korea, Malaysia, Singapore as well as Hawaii.

  • | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    AGIOS ATHANASIOS, Greece — As a member of a persecuted minority in Iraq, 24-year-old Shaker Mahie has seen his people massacred, raped and scattered across a new continent. Now, the Yazidi — whose faith is older than Christianity — are at the center of a new European dilemma.

  • | Posted: Jan 25 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — A kiss is just a kiss, but as time goes by the first one can be everlasting.

  • | Posted: Jan 22 2017 - 12:05am

    BANGKOK (AP) — Trudging up a lush mountainside to a remote village, plunging through a swift-moving river in the footsteps of elephants and cruising Bangkok’s gleaming luxury malls — with each step, I walked into different worlds, each one beautiful, all in Thailand.

  • | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 12:05am

    BERLIN — Bavarian Catholic church authorities said Thursday they have closed Germany’s last Bridgettine Order abbey at the request of the Vatican — renewing concerns about what will happen to the property, including a precious library, which now goes to the local diocese.

  • | Posted: Jan 18 2017 - 12:05am

    WESTMINSTER, Calif. — The week after Donald Trump was elected president, Dr. Mai-Phuong Nguyen and two dozen other Vietnamese-Americans active in liberal causes gathered in a circle of folding chairs, consoling one another about an America almost beyond comprehension.

  • | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Ilove to bake cakes and usually bake a couple during the holidays. I love to watch other people enjoy my cakes, as I am not able to eat cakes made from American flour because of the additives and chemicals in them.

  • | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    DAVOS, Switzerland — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released today.

  • | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — A master chef is bringing attention to the cuisine of Melania Trump’s homeland.

  • | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    HELSINKI — A children’s event on New Year’s Eve at the National Opera kicked off a year of festivities in Finland to celebrate 100 years of independence from Russia.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday designating an historic civil rights district in Alabama as a national monument, placing several blocks of a city once rocked by racial violence on par with landmarks including the Grand Canyon.

  • | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday designating an historic civil rights district in Alabama as a national monument, placing several blocks of a city once rocked by racial violence on par with landmarks including the Grand Canyon.