Tag: Recreation and leisure

Animatronic Biden joining Hall of Presidents at Disney World

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Forget an inauguration ceremony. The true indicator of having made it as president is being added to the Hall of Presidents...

New Coldplay album coming, Alison Krauss joins bluegrass HOF

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A look at what’s happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered...

Hoe no! Facebook snafu spells trouble for gardening group

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Moderating a Facebook gardening group in western New York is not without challenges. There are complaints of wooly bugs, inclement weather and the novice...

Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Netflix reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerge from their pandemic cocoons. But it...

US Catholic official resigns over ‘improper behavior’ claim

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NEW YORK — Citing allegations of “possible improper behavior,” the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday announced the resignation of its top administrative...

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

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AMATHUS, Cyprus — It’s said that Demetrius the Besieger, a mighty warrior king and one of Alexander the Great’s successors, built this harbor on...

Mixed feelings, a leader in quarantine mar UK ‘freedom day’

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LONDON — Corks popped, beats boomed out and giddy revelers rushed onto dancefloors when England’s nightclubs reopened Monday as the country lifted most remaining...

Review: David Steinberg offers the stories behind the jokes

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“Inside Comedy” by David Steinberg (Knopf) The legendary David Steinberg was...

Publisher Scholastic Inc. names Peter Warwick its new CEO

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NEW YORK — Scholastic Inc. has appointed a successor to longtime president and CEO Richard Robinson, who died last month. Peter Warwick, an independent...

Officials: Man seriously injured in Florida alligator attack

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STUART, Fla. — An alligator attacked and seriously injured a man at a Florida park Monday, officials said. ...