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Iranians avoid bad luck with outdoor festival

Iranians avoid bad luck with outdoor festival

"I know a family who stayed in and later in the day the leg of their young boy was broken when he fell down the stairs." said Tehran resident Fatemeh Moshiri, 48.

How to save money on your summer vacation hotels

How to save money on your summer vacation hotels

A recovering economy and the return of business traveler spending have helped to drive up the cost of a good night's rest.

Go For the Food: Simple treats in garish Las Vegas

Go For the Food: Simple treats in garish Las Vegas

"There's enough Vegas in Vegas," she said, raising her voice a little to be heard above the buzz of a typically packed morning at Eat.

New exhibit sheds light on Japanese after WWII

New exhibit sheds light on Japanese after WWII

"American people need to know," she said. "This is part of American history. You can't erase it. I know it's on the shameful side of history, but you can't ignore it."

Craft beer reaches for the skies on US airlines

Craft beer reaches for the skies on US airlines

"We already had our drinkers on airplanes, we just didn't have the beer," says Jim Koch, co-founder of the Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams. "They want to drink in the air what they're drinking on the ground."

Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US

Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US

"We want to know exactly what happened," said Bernadette Lamboy, Brignoni's godmother. "We want to know if there was negligence."

Ski area: Snowboarders’ lawsuit for access to the slopes demeans Constitution

Lawyers for Alta countered that there "is no authority holding that the zone of interest created by the Fourteenth Amendment protects those who stand sideways on snowboards."

US congressman celebrates Hemingway legacy in Cuba

US congressman celebrates Hemingway legacy in Cuba

"Hemingway has always brought people together," McGovern said.

US officials issue alert for Americans in Russia

The State Department says that U.S. citizens considering travel to Russia should evaluate their personal security in light of political tensions and the possibility of violence or anti-U.S. actions directed against Americans or U.S. interests.

Gels, foams, spheres: Modernism comes to Portland

Gels, foams, spheres: Modernism comes to Portland

Chef Gregory Gourdet — who organized the Chefs Week PDX event — says the catchall of "modernism" in the Pacific Northwest can vary by the chef. "Portland is still not modern-technique heavy," he says.