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Egyptian Humor Sails Across New Suez Canal

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.07.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

One must hand it to Egyptians. Their legendary sense of humor has sustained them through the millennia, coming in handy to mark this week's inaugurati...

What's So Funny About Mocking Latinos?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.26.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The problem is the adults. I'm taking about the parents who raised their kids to think it's hilarious to embrace racial caricatures. And yes, I'm aware that some of the students in the photo are Latinos. If anything, that's even worse.

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

Suddenly We're All Proportionalists?

Jonathan Russo | Posted 09.21.2014 | World
Jonathan Russo

The "proportionality" argument being used to singularly condemn Israel simply does not hold water. One only has to read a history book and take a hard look at the rest of the world to see why.

Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha: His Way or the Highway

Fron Nahzi | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Fron Nahzi

Prime Minister Sali Berisha's reelection bid centers on building the country's first motorway. But his poor track record in combating corruption and upholding the rule of law has many wondering if Berisha is taking Albania down the wrong road.

Why Stability in Syria Matters

Claude Salhani | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Claude Salhani

The 14-month long spate of internal violence in Syria has friends and foes equally worried over the fate of the country's future, the stability of the region and the ever-present danger of the violence spreading from Syria to its neighbors.

Chelsea Wins Epic Battle, Barcelona Defeated

Alan Black | Posted 06.25.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Barca's empire was defeated. 3-2 on aggregate. Chelsea heads to the Champions League Final. Keep calm and carry on.

Spend Presidents Day Weekend At Mont Tremblant

The Ski Channel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Travel
The Ski Channel

You'll get to rip down the tube slalom run and be whisked back up by the neighboring magic carpet to do it all over again.

A Guide to Europe's National Drinks

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Consider yourself a savvy international imbiber? Have you toasted your way through Europe, can you say "cheers" in five different languages? (Santé...

NATO's Future Is America's Dilemma

Robert Barrett, PhD | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Robert Barrett, PhD

Robert Gates' critique points to a deeper intervention dilemma for the United States -- how to balance its known military might with its desired level of participation in global conflicts.

Germany, France Reveal Plan To Boost Euro

nytimes.com | STEPHEN CASTLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS -- Initiating a bold effort to strengthen the euro, Germany and France on Friday laid down far-reaching plans to deepen integration among the...

The 2010 Newsroom: Lean and Techy

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newsrooms should be converged, integrated, flexible, lean and techy, to survive in today's fast-changing media landscape, but news organizations shoul...

Lebanon's Jews: Loyalty to Whom? BBC Documentary Tracks Vanished Community

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

First came the book, then the documentary, on Lebanon's Jews who pine for their birthplace, singers Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih El Safi, and recall their...

6 Chefs' End of Summer Recipes

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

With just a few weeks left in the summer, we turned to six chefs to share recipes that make the most of this season's ripe produce.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

An American in South Africa -- Or, Why Soccer Really Matters

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

We bonded when we went to see Brazil play Cameroon during the '94 World Cup. It was one of the great days of my life. It made me understand something about two worlds that I didn't know anything about.

I See Belgium, I See France: I See the Burqa's Last Dance

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

For some governments, banning burqas about placing a legal element of moderation on public dress. Worldwide today, total nudity is usually illegal, these governments are simply saying that the other extreme is also not acceptable.

Table Etiquette: Two Different Styles of Eating

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When it comes to dining in North America, there are two styles of eating: American and Continental. Both styles of dining are correct. The trick is to be comfortable with your choice.

Arab Print Media Weather Financial Crunch Better Than Western Counterparts

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Print media in the west may be struggling for survival but newspapers in the Arab world, which took a few hits, are nonetheless thriving and expected ...

Greece Debt Crisis, Euro Woes Could Infect U.S. Recovery

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The United States, which led the world into recession, may now see its fragile recovery stifled by events across the globe. Danger...

Europe's, China's carmakers ask for help; Waxman wins key Congressional post

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In a major win for all consumers, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted Thursday to put Rep. Henry Waxman of California in charge of a key p...