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People take photos with decorations during the Mid-Autumn Festival at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The festival falls on the 15th day of the eight lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is marked by Chinese families and friend

The moon waxes and wanes, your dear comes and goes; the moon turns full and narrow, for our life’s happiness and sorrow; for both human and nature, imperfection is universal. We are one thousand miles apart; the moon looks always dear to...
President Julius K. Nyerere of the United Republic of Tanzania (left) taking a holy Communion from the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston, the Most Rev Samuel Carter, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Madame Nyerere, kneeling beside her husband, also took

President of Tanzania Julius K. Nyerere paid a very active four-day visit to Jamaica in September 1974. He received a rousing welcome from the thousands which thronged the Norman Manley International Airport. Here are some pictorial highlights of...

In his new mystery, author Peter Heller pulls off a rare balancing act once again: He gives us fast-paced action and intrigue, interspersed with closely observed, reflective nature writing. Speed up for the crime-solving, slow down for the Zen. The...

Hungry lion His eyes are on fire You already know what his heart desires. Across the lake, you can see what he admires That sweet, meaty deer His legs bend focusing on how to catch his prey As you look on the predator’s face there is a...

Richard Barclay opens a metal drawer in archives of the Smithsonian Natural History Museum containing fossils that are nearly 100 million years old. Despite their age, these rocks aren’t fragile. The geologist and botanist handles them with casual...

Near the end of 2020, the pandemic had lasted long enough for author Jodi Picoult to try something that seemed unthinkable for novelists in its early stages – turn it into fiction. “At the beginning of the pandemic, I couldn’t even read, much less...

There are several traits that Michelle Drummond says are an integral and intrinsic part of her life – field hockey, sciences and the arts – they may not be dots to connect either one of them but she has managed to dabble and transition seamlessly...
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