Leisure Travel

Grief, hope over news that Emmett Till case reopened

Jul 13, 2018

As news emerged that federal authorities are reopening the investigation into the 1955 slaying of Emmett Till, visitors to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture had his case very much on their minds

Rio city council votes against opening impeachment of mayor

Jul 12, 2018

The city council of Rio de Janeiro has voted against opening impeachment proceedings against Mayor Marcelo Crivella, rejecting accusations he misused his office to grant favors to members of his evangelical church

Kansas officials seek altered US flag's removal from museum

Jul 12, 2018

Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer and a top GOP rival have called for the University of Kansas to remove an altered U.S. flag from its campus completely rather than showing it in an art museum

University of Kansas removes altered US flag art

Jul 11, 2018

The University of Kansas on Wednesday removed an art display that includes an altered U.S. flag after complaints from Gov. Jeff Colyer and other GOP political candidates that it was disrespectful

The Latest: University of Kansas says flag moved for safety

Jul 11, 2018

University of Kansas Chancellor Doug Girod says a controversial public art exhibit featuring an altered U.S. flag was moved because of concerns over public safety

Show tells backstory of icons like Rushmore, Lady Liberty

Jul 11, 2018

Geoffrey Baer's '10 That Changed America' gives the real story behind iconic sites like Mount Rushmore and Statue of Liberty

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

Jul 11, 2018

Conservationists on Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time

Mexico's incoming president to meet with Trump son-in-law

Jul 10, 2018

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is enjoying a bit of a honeymoon with U.S. President Donald Trump, and is effusive in praising the U.S. leader's restraint in not bringing up his proposed border wall

Psychology museum explores what makes us human

Jul 7, 2018

The new National Museum of Psychology explores what makes us all human

Franciscan museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus' time

Jul 7, 2018

Jerusalem's Franciscan friars have opened a new museum filled with artifacts related to daily life in Jesus' time

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