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It's almost the start of a new year, so you better be dressed your best. After all, they say the way you ring in the holiday counts. In our mind, that doesn't just mean we should be in good company, but look and feel our best, too. There's no better way to.
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A recent University of Colorado graduate was one of two Americans among the 12 tourists killed in their sleep Thursday in Vietnam when a tour boat sank in that nation's deadliest tour-boat accident in 25 years. Samantha Kay Taylor, 22, died in the accident.
Thousands evacuated in Vietnam as floods, landslides kill 46 AOL.
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For his exceptional bravery, Rose earned the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second-highest award for valor. He went on to become an officer and serve “20 years, 27 days, 12 hours in the Army.” The story seemed like a remarkable-but-closed.
When you travel, tipping is an added cost that many people don't take into account. Fodor's created an infographic that shows just how much to tip everyone from the skycap to the hotel doorman when you travel within the US ... for tips or help making.
In 1945, the United States had opened a window onto the realities of one-shot mass destruction when it bombed Hiroshima. In 1949, the former Soviet Union, an ally turned rival, tested a bomb of its own, and in the same year, Communist revolutionaries.
Longtime readers of the News-Leader know Betty Love. She was a photographer who picked up a camera when World War II opened up new opportunities for women in the newsroom. They might not remember the name Joe Cody. Cody's daughter, Catherine Lambeth.
At 32 percent in the most recent Pew and Monmouth polls, he is perilously close to what most historians and political scientists say is a tipping point of 30 percent, below which a president can no longer effectively lead. President Nixon was at 22.
I am the youngest child of Gen. William Childs Westmoreland, who was in charge of all armed forces in South Vietnam from 1963 to 1968. In 1964, we flew to Saigon to spend a year with him. I was just 9 years old. My father had been sent to South Vietnam.
Citizens of several European states, for example, can travel as tourists to Vietnam without a visa if their stay is under 15 days; and citizens of several southeast Asian nations can enter and remain in Vietnam without a visa for stays of up to 30 days.