New Oklahoma monument is Leon Russell’s final resting place

Leon Russell is home. Russell, a Tulsa music legend, died in 2016. Hundreds braved frigid temperatures earlier this month at Memorial Park Cemetery for the unveiling and dedication of a Russell monument. They also were treated to a homecoming. Steve Todoroff, who along with wife Kathy co-chaired a monument committee, told this story during a […]

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Collier helps No. 2 UConn rout Vanderbilt 80-42

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies are a work in progress. The Hall of Fame coach just wants them to keep getting better every game. “This was the second game we played, and we were better than we were last Sunday,” he said after an 80-42 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday […]

Join Dan Snow on an exclusive tour to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings

Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow will be joining an exclusive tour commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings next June for Telegraph Travel. Seventy-five years ago allied troops touched down on the Normandy coast, kickstarting the liberation of German-occupied France, and later Europe, from Nazi control. Hear the untold stories from this pivotal moment […]

At Epcot: Guardians of the Galaxy, Ratatouille, IllumiNations

Disney has started to fill in some of the details of a makeover of Epcot that will be going on for years: more spectacle, more interactive entertainment, more cutting-edge technology that will give us not just a glimpse of fantasy worlds but immerse us in them. The company still has not revealed the big picture, […]

2 paintings belonging to LOVE artist sold at auction

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home off the Maine coast. Christie’s Auction House sold the two works, one by Ellsworth Kelly and […]

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The best bars in Rio de Janeiro

The traditional Rio bar scene is alive and well, where small establishments remain the pretension-free places to be, serving up ice-cold chopp (draught beer) by the tray-load, accompanied by some of the best bar snacks going. Tap rooms are trendy, the variety of beer now matching that of the indulgent snacks, while a cocktail explosion […]

Disney names Star Wars rides coming to Galaxy’s Edge

The two rides coming to Galaxy’s Edge — Star Wars land — at Disney’s Hollywood Studios next year are Smugglers Run, which is set on the Millennium Falcon, and Rise of the Resistance, which takes place on a Star Destroyer. Some general information about the two attractions had already been announced, but during a Saturday […]

Scooter renter Lime gets into the car-share business

Lime, best known for bicycle and scooter rentals, wants to try its hand at the car-share business. The company will launch a fleet of Fiat 500 models across Seattle in a bid to expand its business. The company announced the car-share service will begin this week with the Fiat 500s spread out across the city. […]

All eyes on Emily Ratajkowski in Sydney

Ratajkowski’s low-key husband Sebastian Bear-McClard, who she married in a surprise ceremony after dating for just a few weeks in February, did not accompany her down under, so it was up to her good friend Australian model Jordan Barrett to keep her company. Naomi Watts and Adam Goodes were also in attendance, as were former Australian cricket captain Michael […]

Funding for farm workers is a boon to subsistence users

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Hundreds of parents and guardians called or visited the fourth floor of the school district building this fall to talk to a Fairbanks school district administrator about how their fishing went this year. The conversation sounds like an informal chat, but the annual interview of parents about how much time students […]