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4 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Obamas attend wedding of White House chef

President Obama and his family traveled to New York Saturday night for the wedding of White House chef Sam Kass to MSNBC personality Alex Wagner.


Related Topix: Wedding, us Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

3 hrs ago | Mashable

25 Most Popular Travel Destinations for Labor Day Weekend

So where are your friends heading off to for this long, Labor Day weekend? shared its annual Labor Day weekend travel statistics, and unsurprisingly, Las Vegas tops the list.


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7 hrs ago |

Bus crash triggered cascading emergency response

Chinese Consulate in Vancouver confirms that many injured on the bus crash on Thursday Aug. 28th 2014 are from China.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Canada, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel,

7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Welcome to the complaints department

And they've let the city's 311 service know about it -- lodging thousands of complaints about garbage, vegetation and weed problems.


Related Topix: Travel, Canada Travel, Winnipeg, Canada Travel, Bedbugs, Health

10 hrs ago | SFGate

August 30 is Black Restaurant Day in the Bay Area

August is Black Business Month across America, but before September arrives, there is one more day of note involved in the 11th annual event, which encourages visiting at least one black business each day during August.


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14 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Manhattan gets the M12, running along 11th and 12th Avenues, between the West Village and Columbus Circle.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Staten-Island, NY, us Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

18 hrs ago | The Willits News

President Obama's tan suit becomes Internet sensation

Obama spoke Thursday at the White House, addressing military conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Joan Rivers resting comfortably after going into cardiac arrest during minor surgery

Joan Rivers, left, and daughter Melissa Rivers attend the Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Manhattan.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Fashion Police, Melissa Rivers, us Travel, New York City Travel, Travel, New York


Sharon's Tate Sister Speaks about Manson Murders

It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood's latest "It Girl."


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Medical Daily

Fatal Heroin Overdoses Double In NYC: Could It Have Something To Do...

An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Travel, us Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom


Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.


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CBC News

'Slut walk' co-founder out to dispel myths, misinformation

Heather Jarvis of Guelph, Ont., co-founded the so-called "Slut Walk" to draw attention to the issue of sexual violence against women.


Related Topix: Canada, Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel

Ottawa Life

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto: A Fantastic Escape in the Heart of Toronto

Toronto is a great city and there is no doubt that it has some fine hotels. The key to a stay in the Big Smoke is location and you definitely want to stay central for easy access to the subway to head to great areas like Bloor West, Danforth or Yorkville.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BBC News

The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

It's been 200 years since the British burned Washington, but objects looted in 1814 will probably never be returned, writes Tammy Thueringer.


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Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Milwaukee, WI, Barack Obama

Los Angeles Times

Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Books, Los Angeles, CA, Italy Travel, Travel, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, us Travel, Los Angeles Travel


Follow Peaches from Farm to Market in New York

Eating locally and seasonally has been an ever growing idea as food has entered the cultural spotlight.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Fruits, us Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Vegetables, Entomology, Science

CBC News

Vancouver Aquarium to respond to whale, dolphin breeding ban

The Vancouver Aquarium is responding to proposed amendments to the park board bylaw that would prohibit the breeding of cetaceans in captivity unless they are endangered.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Correction: Dwindling Bathhouses story

In a story Aug. 23 about the declining number of gay bathhouses The Associated Press reported erroneously that Todd Saporito, the CEO of Ohio-based Flex Spas, ran the Gay Games that were held in Cleveland.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Ohio, Human Sexuality, us Travel, Travel, Los Angeles Travel, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Chicago Tribune

Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a good husband through a matchmaker.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism, us Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Wedding