Late Monday afternoon, Rich Barcelo, his wife Teresa and their
two young children caught a flight in Charleston, S.C., and
returned to Tucson for the winter.
NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political
power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender
gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.
"Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: The Official Biography"
Brigitte Gosnell wraps her arm around a rugby ball and charges
toward her coach, a bear of a man holding his shield-shaped rucking
pad like a balding Spartan warrior.
JOHANNESBURG — Rene Ngongo, honored with the "alternative Nobel"
on Tuesday, grew up in a Congo where he could marvel at the wealth
of animals and trees.
One quarter of Americans sick enough to be hospitalized with
H1N1 flu last spring wound up needing intensive care and 7 percent
of them died, the first such study of the early months of the
global epidemic suggests.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Three powerful earthquakes rocked the
South Pacific near the Vanuatu archipelago Thursday, generating a
small tsunami just over a week after another, massive wave killed
178 people in the Samoas and Tonga.
Down to business: It's wine-tasting time. Depending on the mood,
the company and the food you're having, you can always find a wine,
not only to fit the occasion but to enhance it.
APIA, Samoa — Convoys of military vehicles brought food, water
and medicine to the tsunami-stricken Samoas Thursday as victims
wandered through what was left of their villages with tales of
being trapped underwater and watching children drown.