A flood of migrants, including refugees from Syria and Afghanistan, are now stranded in Budapest after the Hungarian government closed down the city's main train terminal.Authorities had been allowing migrants to travel to Western Europe without checking passports, but on Tuesday, the station was closed and migrants began protesting.The BBC reports:"About 1,000 migrants congregated outside Keleti station, in the east of the city, as it was evacuated on Tuesday. It was closed briefly and...
Among the 176 items associated with Lewis Carroll's novel Alice's Adventure in Wonderland at Yale's Beineke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is a limited edition of the book signed and illustrated by Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.
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The White House announced Sunday that President Obama is changing the name of North America's highest peak.Mount McKinley — named after William McKinley, the 25th president, who served in the White House until his assassination in 1901 — is returning to its traditional Alaska Native name, Denali.Obama will make a public announcement of the name change in Anchorage Monday, during a three-day visit to Alaska.As Alaska's Newsminer reports:"The mountain, which has been officially named after the...
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We’re at an osprey nest in Tilton with Iain McLeod, director of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Our goal is recruiting another individual for Project OspreyTrack. He explains that Project OspreyTrack began in 2011, “to try to understand a little bit more about osprey migration and foraging.”
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MGM is setting out to fill some of the 2,000 construction jobs that were promised to build the company’s $800 million Springfield casino.MGM officials are scheduling two days of interviews, Thursday and Friday, with minority-owned and women-owned union construction companies interested in bidding for jobs on the project.The Las Vegas-based entertainment company interviewed veteran-owned businesses in July at its Springfield construction office.MGM has agreed to affirmative action hiring goals...