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April 20, 2015 12:02 PM Panoramic photo guide spotlights Blue Ridge Parkway

Panoramic views can take your breath away. But sometimes they can leave questions, like "What exactly is that over ... there? That's not a problem for photographer Tim Barnwell, whose eye-candy book, "Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas," says it all with the subtitle: "A Comprehensive Identification Guide to What you See from the Many Overlooks." The 122-pager 90

April 20, 2015 12:02 PM Jamaica's Good Hope Plantation once housed one of the island's wealthiest sugar cane traders

That's because the former sugar estate sits atop the world in hilly northwest Jamaica. It rises above the surrounding Queen of Spain Valley and the fast-flowing Martha Brae River and beyond to the Cockpit Mountains with their heavy greenery. From an elevation of 600 feet, there are sweeping views of distant hilltops with little sign of development. The air smells 98

April 20, 2015 10:55 AM Kim Jong Un Scaled North Korea's Mt. Paektu, State-Run Media Report

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un scaled his country's highest mountain in time to watch the sun rise over his country, according to state-run media. Kim was accompanied to the 9,022-foot summit of Mt. Paektu by a group of fighter pilots, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. Pictures released by KCNA showed the smiling dictator against the backdrop 20

April 20, 2015 10:09 AM Antibiotic resistance genes found in bacteria of remote South American tribe

The mountains of southern Venezuela are home to an isolated tribe of Yanomami Amerindians that has lived there since their ancestors first settled in South America over 10,000 years ago. Before their discovery by Westerners in 2009, the tribespeople had had no contact with the modern world or exposure to modern antibiotics. In the journal Science Advances 44

April 20, 2015 9:56 AM Justin Timberlake Baby: Hands-On Dad Ready To Quit Hollywood To Move To The Mountains?

Justin Timberlake's baby could be one of the most adorable thing that happened on the internet as of late. Named Silas Randall, the newest addition to Justin and wife Jessica Biel's family is truly a sight to behold. He is the singer's and actress' first child together. Named Silas Randall, the newest addition to Justin and wife Jessica Biel's family 36

April 20, 2015 8:16 AM Lebanon receives first shipment of French weapons

BEIRUT: Lebanon Monday received its first shipment of French weapons financed by a $3 billion Saudi arms grant announced nearly a year and a half ago. In a ceremony marking the arrival of the long-anticipated and badly needed weapons, Defense Minister Samir Moqbel expressed confidence in the Army's ability to protect the country from extremists 38

April 20, 2015 5:27 AM Kenseth ends drought at rainy Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- On a day where there was typical Bristol weather and typical Bristol chaos, the Food City 500 produced a typical winner. But "typical" wouldn't be a way to describe the day -- and night -- Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, where Matt Kenseth won for the fourth time at the track, visiting Victory Lane more than nine hours after the race was scheduled 29

April 20, 2015 5:10 AM Hot Stuff: Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel welcome baby boy Silas Randall

e3f8b38c65aa4b36b4ddd378993cb477.jpg Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are in seventh heaven. Just two weeks after Timberlake, 34, gushed about his excitement to meet "our greatest creation yet," the first-time parents welcomed son Silas Randall April 9. "Jessica sees herself as a mom of boys, so it worked out perfectly," says a source. "Justin is so excited 37

April 20, 2015 4:04 AM In Puerto Rico, a Push to Revive Indigenous Culture

In Puerto Rico's misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language, beating on drums and growing native crops like cassava and sweet potato as they learn about the indigenous people who lived on the island before Christopher Columbus. The children in four towns in the island's southeast corner play a ceremonial 22

April 20, 2015 4:02 AM Educators seek to revive Puerto Rico's indigenous past through music, language, food

In this April 10, 2015 photo, Wanda Ivette Diaz enunciates the Arawakan word for, "touch" during a language class for children, in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. In Puerto Rico’s misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language, beating on drums and growing native crops like cassava and sweet potato as they learn 37