Monday Apr 7
From cheek sniffing to bending over: Eight weird greetings after Kate Middleton's nose rub
The Duchess of Cambridge rubbing noses to greet Maoris as she arrives in New Zealand may look a little odd, but there are stranger ways to say hello.
The Arizona Republic
Angela Lansbury to be dame in New Year's honors list
Beloved TV, movie and stage actress Angela Lansbury will be made a dame of the British Empire, according to media coverage of the annual New Year's honors list published today in London.
Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
Today is Independence Day in Cyprus and Nigeria , and Tuvalu . And of note, The people that keep Georgia and National Reads separate have been furloughed.
Secretary's Remarks: Tuvalu Independence Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Tuvalu on the 35th anniversary of your independence on October 1. The United States and Tuvalu are working together on issues of great importance, such as climate change and fostering security and development within the Pacific region.