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‘This is where my life is’

The weather outside on this early August day is humid, the drizzling rain adding to the uncomfortable stickiness. Stepping inside the small office of Brother Anthony of Taize is like being transported...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:35

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Pop music“Let’s Rock Festival”: The upcoming “Let’s Rock Festival” is gearing up to feature some of the country’s most notable indie bands in a two-day outdoor rock fest. The festival will incl...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:29

Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

Lyndsay Luff, 6, of Pittsburgh, tosses a green pepper into the crate as she and her brother Brandon Luff, 12, pick vegetables at the Common Ground farm in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, on July 31. (P...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:20

Turning trash into beauty and a sparkling career

When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place.For Threadgould, 40, that didn’t mean making a mess. On the contrary, it’s all abo...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:19

Valor Games help disabled veterans heal

CHICAGO ― A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body. He underwent 130 surgeries to reconstruct his body and face. After the grueling ...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:19

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Classical musicLim Dong-min and Lim Dong-hyek recital: Brother pianists Lim Dong-min and Lim Dong-hyek will hold their first joint recital in nine years to present the complete Chopin concertos at Seo...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:36

Researchers come across trove of Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where ...

Updated : 2014.08.21 20:44

Researchers come across centuries-old Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millenium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.The 77 artifacts include a vajra, a type of club with ribbed spherical...

Updated : 2014.08.21 13:50

Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, families together

AKRON, Ohio ― When people tried to pet her, the cat snuggled closer to owner Susan McIntosh. The cat is the first pet to be housed at the new home of Family Promise, a 10-year-old nonprofit organizat...

Updated : 2014.08.20 20:41

After 74 years, burn victim and nurse remain friends

BALTIMORE ― Charlotte Rollenhagen still remembers the first time she saw Dorothy Hutchins at Johns Hopkins Hospital.It was 1940, and the 10-year-old girl had been badly burned when her dress caught f...

Updated : 2014.08.20 20:39

In this place, powerful politician is just another quilter

LOS ANGELES ― Women filed into a classroom at an East Los Angeles community center. Some came alone, some in groups of two and three. Most were Latina and edging past middle age. They hauled tote bag...

Updated : 2014.08.20 20:38

[Herald Interview] Ivy finds her place in ‘Chicago’

Three hours before show time, the lobby of the D-Cube Art Center is dark, with hardly any sign of human presence. But this is when the backstage area comes to life. One by one, cast members arrive for...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:28

Last stop on the Kimchi Bus

SAO PAULO ― Traveling around a foreign continent for 100 days is challenging enough. Throw in a tight schedule, a rickety old minibus and a fridge full of fermented cabbage, and you have yourself a K...

Updated : 2014.08.17 20:51

Pope Francis to arrive in Korea Thursday

A symbol of peace, love and new understanding, Pope Francis will arrive in Korea on Thursday for a five-day official visit to a nation still gripped by Cold War geopolitics. A chartered flight carryin...

Updated : 2014.08.13 21:51

[Graphic News] Pope’s itinerary in Korea

Updated : 2014.08.13 21:50