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In Britain, US turkey dinner is business

LONDON (AP) — Big‑breasted turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts....

Mystery of Alexander the Great-era tomb holds Greeks in thrall

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing...

Turner film, exhibition reveal British master to a new generation

LONDON (Reuters) - With an epic sweep worthy of a J. M. W. Turner masterpiece, a new portrayal of one...

Barbie dethroned by Team Elsa

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls. The new reigning champion in the hearts of little girls is Team...

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,...

France's Pompidou opens Jeff Koons retrospective

PARIS (AP) — Paris' Pompidou Center inaugurated a major retrospective Tuesday of U. S. artist Jeff Koons, the polemical 59-year‑old master...

Art of flower arranging meets holiday decor

Holiday decorations in the U. S. are often symmetrical: Two candles on either side of the mantel, a round wreath in the center of the door, a centerpiece...

Ugandan designers seek cut of Africa fashion market

Mention African style and the fashion crowd thinks Lagos, or Johannesburg. But Uganda's emerging designers -- using a mix of local craft and global...

Developers look to create underground NYC park

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York's High Line, the elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks that have...

Santa's little helpers break world record in Bangkok

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren on Tuesday clustered into the shape of the word "Siam", the former name of the Southeast...