Zenobia Idlebird

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3 students shot to death in apartment near UNC Chapel Hill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Was it a dispute over a parking space or something more sinister that prompted the shooting death of three students in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus?<p>Police said "an ongoing neighbor dispute over parking" might have been a factor in the shootings …

Why are so many video games broken at launch?

Allow me to begin with my very best Andy Rooney impersonation: When I was growing up, there was no such thing as a "day one patch." I went to Video Station on Saturday with my parents -- if I was <i>lucky</i> -- and came home with a single rented game for the weekend. <i>James Pond</i> or <i>Bubsy the Bobcat</i> or <i>Blast</i> …

China to loosen one-child policy and abolish labour camps

China has pledged to loosen its one-child policy and end a controversial "re-education through labour" programme, state media reported on Friday, days after the conclusion of a meeting of top Communist party leaders in Beijing.<p>Under the new policy, couples in which one member is an only child will …

Idyllic island life off the coast of Italy

Often overlooked in favour of glitzier neighbours Capri and Positano, tiny Procida is the kind of tradition-bound Mediterranean escape that is increasingly hard to find.

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Top 10 Vistas

Travel<p>The ten best places in the world to bring a camera and enjoy the view.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><br>Our friend, noted photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006), gave this advice when viewing the Grand Canyon: “Leave your binoculars at home.” The …

Insider Secrets of Rome

Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. Here are some can't-miss tips for making yourself at home in the Eternal City.<p><i>Photo Courtesy of Kaeli Conforti. Article by The</i> …

Budget Travel

Take A Tour Of China's New Donut-Shaped Hotel

And now China has entered the running for crazy hotel design, with the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, a donut-shaped hotel that's located in the city of Huzhou, near Shanghai.<p>Designed by Beijing-born architect Ma Yansong, the 27-story arched structure looks like a horseshoe, but is actually …

A road trip through provincial France

The remote region of Aveyron recalls a France of the past, with narrow country lanes, authentic village life and a population where cows outnumber people.<p>In the most visited country in the world, finding a slice of <i>la France profonde</i> (deep France) is not as easy as it once was. While Provence – with …