3 hrs ago
Chicago Speaks: Yoruba, as Spoken by Artist Dayo Laoye
As a global city, Chicago is home to many languages beyond English. Chicago Speaks profiles speakers of these languages, and shares some of their personal stories along the way.
Trending on the Topix Network
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Looking ahead to 2016
It's always good to get outside of Washington, D.C. and take the temperature of the nation, and it's even better to do it in some very different places on the map.
Parents, children enjoy an egg roll
When Beth Van Vorhis was growing up, her parents dressed her in her Easter best each year and took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center for the Easter Egg Roll.
Skirmish on the Rivera Civil War Re-enactment
The Town of Gilbert has collaborated with the Larry Joe Harless Community Center, WV Humanities Council, County Commission and WV Division of Culture and History to provide the 3rd Annual Civil War Re-enactment "Skirmish on the River".
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction
If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
White House makes economics focus of Asia trip
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL The south portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. The White House is focusing President Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic ... (more)
From Washington, D.C. to Brussels: 7 Cities That Are Surprisingly Romantic
Every newlywed couple wants their honeymoon to be as romantic as possible, but not all just-married pairs want to jet off to the usual suspects like Paris or Venice.
GPS2014 Panel Examines Performance through Local and State Data
Local jurisdictions coming together from all over the region to take advantage of performance improvement best practice-that's Mid-Atlantic StatNet.
Lower Township Gazette
Easter egg hunt taking Tuckahoe family to White House
The Morales family plans to leave Easter Sunday for Washington, D.C. and take part in one of five Easter egg rolls at the White House.
3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation
UTA has been expanding its train and bus services so rapidly, Salt Lake City may eventually become a car-less commuter city like Washington, D.C., or New York City.
Washington state joins others seeking approvals for U.S. Bicycle Routes
Washington Bikes reported that the state Department of Transportation has submitted its plans for USBR 10 to cross the northern part of the state from Anacortes to the Idaho border.
The Afro American Newspaper
Morgan Students Participate in Design Challenge for Liberian University
War ravaged infrastructure, inconsistent power, and a shortage of hot water were a few of the obstacles Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning students had to overcome in designing a library and student center, called an E-brary, for William V.S. Tubman University in Harper, Liberia.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
RLT Presents PINOCCHIO, Beg. Today
A lively musical version of Carlo Collodi 's classic tale, Pinocchio, is the final Youth Series play in RLT's 2013-14 season, opening today, April 18 in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre.
Suburbs Are Out, Cities Are In - Now What?
American public policy massively subsidizes a way of life that appeals to a shrinking number of Americans.
Las Teresitas makes Travel & Leisure's list of best Mexican restaurants in the U.S.
We've been proponents of Las Teresitas since it opened about two years ago. The south Minneapolis cantina was our pick for Best Mexican Restaurant in 2013 and our Best Taco winner in 2012.
Chef and New Orleans native David Guas returns home Thursday to...
Bayou Bakery owner and chef, David Guas, a New Orleans native, will be the host and a judge on the new Travel Channel competition cooking show, 'American Grilled.'
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Brasch WordsPENNSYLVANIA Needs to Re-Affirm the American Way
You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.
Carla Hall's cooking is all about comfort
Carla Hall's new book "Carla's Comfort Foods" has chapters on soups, vegetables, pickles and preserves, meat and vegetarian entrees.
The Huffington Post
America's Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues 'Sort Of Disappear'
APRIL 07: U.S. President Barack Obama visits with students in a 10th grade Microbiology class at Bladensburg High School April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Maryland.
Baltimore's Washington Monument is still closed, but you can get...
After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening in May - and you can start reserving your tickets now.