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NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids



Isolated indigenous communities of South America under threat

Indigenous people in the most remote regions of South America are under threat from development, a...

Guelaguetza festival keeps Mexican folklore alive

Aurelio Mendez has played the wooden chirimia flute, an instrument from pre‑Hispanic days, for 40 years at Mexico's Guelaguetza festival,...

Study shows quick, short runs pack health benefits

Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long‑distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday.

Muslims celebrate Eid El-Fitr around the world

Muslims around the world gather for the three‑day celebration of Eid el‑Fitr with food, community events and presents marking the end of the...

Obama practically weepy at Malia going to college

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his...

London's famed 'Gherkin' on sale for $1.1 billion

London's landmark "Gherkin" office tower, one of the landmarks on the British capital's skyline, went on sale for about £650...

Cable on Ohio amusement park ride snaps, hurting two

An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders as high as 125 feet has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.

Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers.