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Queen welcomes Irish president -- and the thaw continues

It's not unusual for a visiting head of state to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in London's Westminster Abbey -- but when it happens on Tuesday, the gesture will be anything but routine. This is history in the making.<p>The commemoration by the President of Ireland, Michael D. …

Stargazing in Sedona

After a 13-hour drive from Sequoia to Sedona — during which I nearly ran out of gas on a beautiful but desolate stretch of highway 40 (if it hadn’t been for Max‘s hybrid endurance, I absolutely would have!) — I squeaked into Red Rock Country well past dark and barely in time for my star-gazing …

Europe's Best Small Ports

When to Call Yourself a Pro Photographer

When can you call yourself a “professional” photographer?<p>Is it when you buy an expensive camera, sell a picture, or get published? No one seems to agree on the qualifications necessary for such a distinction, but I feel I’ve been flirting with that label for awhile now.<p>I started snapping pictures …

The Layover Makeover

In more than 50 years of airplane travel I’ve logged hundreds of hours in airports, many during unanticipated layovers. I note this as I sit, delayed by thunderclouds and lightning, in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.<p>My instinct is to spend as little time as possible here, yet …

Father-Son Bonding on Grand Teton

When my family and I returned from a yearlong trip around the world in 2009, people often asked me to recall the places we liked best along our route. Instead of choosing between so many beloved locales, I’d flip the question around and would give them the places we’d most like to revisit. …

Blueberry Fields Forever

Call it my double life. Each spring I tuck my passport away and turn into a blueberry farmer, tending the crop on a 40-acre organic farm in Maine.<p>Few of my white-collar colleagues know about this side of my life; even fewer of my fellow farmers have an inkling of my world travels, although at a …

10 Summer Foods to Travel For in the U.S.A.

It’s hard to argue about it: summer is the best time of year when it comes to food. With fruit that tastes like candy, crisp, nourishing greens, and farm-fresh vegetables at your fingertips, it’s easy to pass as a gourmet chef by throwing something fabulous together.<p>My favorite summer food is …

THE BINS: Rat Find

Lucas Adams also draws comics at www.cheeseburgersinthesky.com. His younger brother loves horses. More from this author →

Super Bowl Ad Insanity Explained in Six Charts

Are you ready for the $5 million Super Bowl ad? Or the $10 million one?<p>Multiple sources are estimating a $4 million price tag for the average …

Gruesome Photographs Smuggled Out of Syria Show Widespread Torture, Execution

<i>Editor’s Note: This post contains graphic imagery</i><p>A single courageous photographer could turn the tide of Syria’s bloody civil war, after he snuck out …

Phase One Released The First Amazing CMOS Medium Format Camera And It's Ready To Ship

For years, medium format cameras have been stuck with digital CCD sensors that are poor-performing at high ISO's because creating medium format CMOS …

Tim Kemple Shares His First Impressions Of The Phase One IQ250 CMOS

Adventure Sports Photographer Tim Kemple was one of the only photographers in the world who was lucky enough to try out the new Phase One IQ250 that …

At RNC, general good will for Christie

Last August, Gov. Chris Christie received a rock star reception at a Republican National Committee meeting in Boston, where he delivered a powerful stemwinder and sparked intense speculation about his 2016 presidential plans.<p>The RNC’s winter meeting held this week in Washington unfolded under very …

Associated Press News

GOP taps its top woman, mom of three, for Obama rebuttal

“It’s really important for Americans and voters to see that the Republican Party isn’t what the Democrats would like to paint us as, that we represent people like Cathy McMorris Rodgers who really do understand the everyday challenges of Americans,” she said.<p>Beyond her family life, Republican aides …

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 3 Million

Obama­care en­roll­ment is only slightly be­hind ex­pect­a­tions, fol­low­ing a surge in en­roll­ment that has brought the total num­ber of sign-ups …