Syracuse, N.Y. — Rebecca Riley - owner of Peace, Love, Cupcakes in Syracuse - read the online post about a bakery refusing to make a cake for a lesbian couple a month before their wedding. The couple, Desirie White and Jess Dowd, of Berwick, Pennsylvania, posted emails Tuesday from...
A polar bear attacked a woman in Norway in the remote Arctic Svalbard islands. The polar bear injured the French tourist, leaving her with several wounds. The unnamed woman was part of a 25-group camping trip in the Svalbard region. The group was camping at Sveasletta, in the central part of the Svalbard archipelago, which is roughly 800 kilometers (500 miles) north of the Norwegian mainland.
A new resident in Albion is making her debut appearance at Boone Central High School this upcoming school year. Pia Caroline Heywood Bryn is a foreign exchange student looking forward to the excitement of being in America for the coming school year. She will be a sophomore at Boone Central...
Fewer crowds, award-winning cuisine, and off-the-beaten-path Norwegian experiences await. There are many reasons why Norway’s Golden Road differs from Iceland’s Golden Circle. While Iceland’s landscape is almost moon-like—defined by porous lava fields, spongey green moss, and shimmering glaciers—Norway’s Trøndelag region is comparable to, say, the Pacific Northwest.
Maine is home to many awesome natural wonders, including one of the biggest whirlpools on earth. It's certainly not the colossal watery vortex that swallows up huge ships in sea stories, but it's still a cool sight. Old Sow Whirlpool is located between Deer Island, New Brunswick, Canada, and Moose Island, Eastport, Maine. It's the largest tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere, and among the biggest in the world.
The Norfolk Police Department is searching for a missing 15-year-old girl last seen on August 3, 2022.
Germany reached the 2022 Women’s Euro final in July, but the team still earned far less than their male counterparts. Now, Germany’s chancellor is ramping up his fight for equal pay in women’s sports. After meeting with officials from Germany’s soccer federation, chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that...
Nature and high tech…coexisting. Western Norway: A land of contrasts. The mountains and fjords are just a step away from vibrant cities….or, rather, the cities are built right into them. So it is with Bergen, our home for the month of July. Bergen is known as the “Gateway...
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Even people with no interest whatsoever in classical music will know at least a few pieces by Edvard Grieg. Among many highlights, his collaboration with Henrik Ibsen on Peer Gynt produced the uplifting Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King, some of the world’s most famous classical works.
A crowd of onlookers cheered as Norwegian mountaineer Kristin Harila walked into the polished lobby of the brand new Aloft Hotel in downtown Kathmandu in mid–June. Within minutes of arriving, Harila found herself seated on a couch being force-fed a slice of celebratory cake by people she did not know.