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Tourists give hope to residents of battered Lebanese city

As the tour group made its way through the narrow alleys of the seaside city of Tripoli, marveling at its medieval architecture, residents stared back at...

Grafted tree producing 40 different fruit varieties

For most of the year it looks like any other fruit tree.

Preservationists fight to save Haiti's gingerbread homes

It wasn't until the 2010 earthquake devastated Haiti's capital that many people even realized that dozens of the city's grandest old...

Decrepit 110-room Philly estate on market for $20m

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000-square‑foot estate is back on the market, but an architect says the $20 million price tag...

Oscar nominee Julianne Moore to help design Oscar green room

Julianne Moore isn't just the leading nominee for best actress at this year's Oscars, she's also helping design the backstage green room....

Jane Fonda puts ranch up for sale

PECOS, N. M. (AP) — Jane Fonda is putting her northern New Mexico ranch up for sale. The Swan Land Company of Bozeman, Montana, announced Friday that...

Venezuelan classical music system under fire

It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music. But a new book about...

Man turns bedroom into video game arcade

37-year‑old New York man converts one bedroom apartment into an arcade. (June 6)

From Japan, the joy of minimalism at home

If you haven't communed with your socks lately, thanked your shoes for their hard work or bowed (at least mentally) to your home in appreciation,...