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Picasso's rarely seen ceramics featured at Kennedy Center

While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long...

Q&A: Measles pops up in outbreak linked to Disneyland parks

Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday.

Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

The chief of Nepal's mountaineering association says human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and...

2 US men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in free climb

Years of practice, failed attempts and 19 grueling days of scaling by their fingertips have culminated in success for two American rock climbers who...

Rio samba school goes green in reused, recycled costumes

With their formations of spandex‑clad samba dancers, fruit‑topped drummers in Carmen Miranda headgear and legions of ladies swathed in reams of...

Red Symons tastes one of Starbucks' first US flat whites

Watch musician and 774 ABC Melbourne's Red Symons taste one of the first flat whites prepared by US coffee chain Starbucks.

Harry Potters zapped at Japan hole-digging contest

A team of women dressed as fish and half‑a-dozen Harry Potter lookalikes were among those whose efforts ended in glorious failure at Japan's...

Taking a knife to fast-food culture: US chef Alice Waters on why we must...

Pioneering chef Alice Waters on why voting with our fork matters and why seasonal food is the key to...

AP PHOTOS: India celebrates spring with festival of colors

Holi, India's joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring combined with several religious legends, has long ceased to be only a Hindu...