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PHOTOS: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, offers unique travel experience

Despite the dark chapters of the past, today Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is defined by what locals call the “Sarajevo Spirit.”


PHOTOS: Annual Royal Ascot horse racing

the annual five day horse race meeting that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attends every day was started in 1711 under Queen Anne, with the first four day meeting starting in 1768.


PHOTOS: Israel Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people took part in the city’s annual gay pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East where gays feel free to walk hand-in-hand and kiss in public.


Photos: High Roller, world’s tallest Ferris wheel opens in Las Vegas

Tourists began taking in the view Monday from a skyline-changing observation wheel that offers a unique overview of sparkling Las Vegas Strip resorts, wide skies and craggy brown mountains in the distance. Its height eclipses the 541-foot Singapore Flyer and the nearly 443-foot London Eye, and the attraction is expected to be the world’s tallest [...]


PHOTOS: Holi – Festival of Colors in India

Hindus are celebrating the festival of Holi by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at one another.


Photos: Puerto Rico — Broke but mostly beautiful

Puerto Rico’s debt has been downgraded to junk status by all three major credit ratings agencies, and the timing couldn’t be worse. The recession never ended for Puerto Rico — whose residents have U.S. citizenship — and it’s looking to borrow more money to stay afloat. But lenders are getting harder to find, and investors [...]


PHOTOS: Whitby Gothic Weekend, England

WHITBY, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 02: Crowds took over the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby for the Goth weekend on November 2, 2013 in Whitby, England. The Whitby Gothic Weekend that takes place twice yearly in Spring and Autumn started in 1994 and sees thousands of extravagantly dressed followers of Victoriana, Steampunk, Cybergoth and Romanticism visit [...]


Photos: Oktoberfest 2013 beer festival in Munich, Germany

The Oktoberfest 2013 beer festival opened at Theresienwiese on September 21, 2013 in Munich, Germany.


Photos: Moais – the giant volcanic rock statues on Easter Island

From its famed giant stone statues to finding a good, affordable hotel, Easter Island is full of mysteries.


PHOTOS: London Taxi Company resumes production of iconic TX4 black cabs

Photos of the London Taxi Company on September 11, 2013 in Coventry, England. The business secretary, Vince Cable, officially restarted the production line of the iconic TX4 black cabs six months after the company behind the famous vehicles was rescued by the Chinese company Geely Group.


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Photos: Shelton soccer def. Amity, 5-0

Shelton defeated Amity, 5 – 0, in soccer action at the Dr. William E. Sim Athletic Facility at Amity High Sch


Dancing With the Stars’: Randy Couture knocked out of the ring as two couples earn perfect 40s

Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy received four 10s for a perfect score of 40 for their ‘West Side StoryR


Elm City Market up for sale

The Board of Directors of the Elm City Market met with condo owners Monday evening, Sept. 29, 2014 to explain the s