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Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China’s ire over THAAD

  BY YOUKYUNG LEE and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due...

Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings

  BY NOMAAN MERCHANT LIUMINYING VILLAGE, China (AP) — Four men in traditional yellow costumes bang large drums to announce the start of the New Year's...

China says it will shut down ivory trade by end of...

  BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA JOHANNESBURG (AP) — China says it plans to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 in a move designed...

Harvard museum to dust off curiosities long kept in storage

BY PHILIP MARCELO CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — As one of the world's oldest museums dedicated to anthropology turns 150, it's undergoing some big changes to...

Credit card sensation: The hottest new plastic is metal

BY KEN SWEET NEW YORK (AP) — The demand has been so overwhelming that the manufacturer ran out of raw material in just a few...

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center: The Treasure of First...

Often, we find treasures in the most conspicuous places...occasionally, right beneath our noses.  We go about our days paying little regard and notice to...

WGCU Pays Homage to Myra Janco Daniels by Naming Public Media...

Distinguished guests filled the newly-named Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center on Wednesday evening, all hoping for an opportunity to express sincere appreciation for...

The body, animals and deities: Mayan art on show in Berlin

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewelry, animals from frogs to jaguars and depictions of deities are going on...

Muslim Student Association Celebrates Diversity with World Hijab Day

You start with the short side of the scarf draped over the right side of your head, concealing the hair but exposing the face....

Nobody knows body like Barbie: Tall, petite and curvy

BY JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel, the maker of the iconic plastic doll, said it will begin selling...

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Lee Commission pursuing Edison Farms land for conservation

The Lee County Commission voted to begin negotiations to purchase the piece of Estero wetlands known as Edison Farms. The 4,000-acre property has been high...

Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

BY BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed...

Citizens’ Insurance proposes rate hike

Property Insurance rates could be on the rise for some around the state next year, as the Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors voted...