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5 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …

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New Dam in Turkey Threatens to Flood Ancient City and Archaeological Sites

Tigris River Dam puts wildlife and culture at risk, critics say.<p>From the Neolithic caves riddling its cliffs to the honey-colored, 15th-century minarets looming over its streets, Hasankeyf, Turkey, is a living museum of epic proportion.<p>Rare birds soar around the crumbling towers of its Artuqid …

Father sticks by son accused of killing family

Of the 30 mass killings in 2013, 13 involved family members. Raymond Green's schizophrenic son is accused of murdering four loved ones. But his father sticks by him.<p>OKLAHOMA CITY — Raymond Green doesn't regret letting his 40-year-old son live at his home, even after his beloved "Danny" allegedly …

Confessions of a Drone Warrior

He was an experiment, really. One of the first recruits for a new kind of warfare in which men and machines merge. He flew multiple missions, but he never left his computer. He hunted top terrorists, saved lives, but always from afar. He stalked and killed countless people, but could not always …

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Drone strike kills 15 'wedding party-goers' in Yemen

Fifteen people who had been heading to a wedding in Yemen have been killed in an air strike. Local media reported that a drone attack had been …

The D.C. suburbs dominate the list of wealthiest U.S. counties

The Census Bureau has confirmed that, once again, the Washington region dominates the list of the most affluent places in the United States.<p>Among more than 3,000 counties across the nation, Loudoun County is the richest, with a median household income last of almost $119,000. Maryland’s Howard …

This Guy Writes a Confession Letter to His Daughter with Down Syndrome That Will Break Your Heart in 100 Ways

Earth, Wind and Fire: The Extreme Weather of 2013

A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., May 20, 201<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sue Ogrocki—AP

The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It

Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the …

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

White House ignores 'lie of the year' award

The White House is not rushing to claim President Obama's latest award: Lie of the year.<p>White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday the administration is focused on putting its health care plan in place; he declined to discuss the declaration by the fact-checking website PolitiFact of its annual …

As The Microsoft CEO Race Tightens, The Company’s Satya Nadella Sits In The Spotlight

Ford’s Alan Mulally was going to save Microsoft from obsolescence through his storied leadership and management skills. Until he wasn’t. For a hot minute Qualcomm COO Steve Mollenkopf was on the list. Until he, too, was not — about seven seconds later.<p>As Bloomberg noted before Qualcomm hung a …

Syria’s War: The Next Phase

It was as early as 2007 when it was revealed that the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia were planning on building up extremists within and around Syria …

Iran says US blacklist move against spirit of nuclear deal

Iran hits out at US blacklisting companies and people in wake of Geneva nuclear deal<p>Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi on Friday slammed a US move to expand its sanctions blacklist, saying it went against the spirit of a landmark deal agreed last month.<p>"America's move is against the …

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The Best Books I Read in 2013

<i>The Box,</i> by Marc Levinson. You might think you don’t want to read a whole book about shipping containers. And Levinson is pretty self-aware about …

'Monster' leashed: Smirking child molester jailed for 145 years

A Wisconsin man who smirked while being admonished by a judge for recording himself sexually assaulting six young children was sentenced to the maximum 145 years in prison.<p>Alexander R. Richter, 30, of Racine, had just apologized for molesting a 2-year-old girl and five other young children. He also …

Air strike in Yemen kills 15 wedding guests mistaken for al-Qaida – officials

Fifteen people on their way to a wedding in Yemen were killed in an air strike after their party was mistaken for an al-Qaida convoy, local security officials said on Thursday.<p>The officials did not identify the plane in the strike in central al-Bayda province, but tribal and local media sources …

Brazil’s World Cup Raises Fear of Rampant Child Prostitution

Amanda sits curled up on the sofa watching cartoons on television. She will soon turn 14, but her youth belies her past. The young girl has suffered …

TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2013

Jan. 21, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama places his hand on two bibles as held by first lady Michelle Obama as his rec<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Brooks …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

What I'm reading: India's health care lessons

“Writing in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i>, two U.S. business professors, Vijay Govindarajan from Dartmouth and Ravi Ramammurti from Northeastern University tell the story of how Indian hospitals deliver better care for much less,” writes John Mandrola in <i>The Atlantic</i>.<p>“The two …

YouTube Reveals Its Top 10 Videos of 2013

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or popular in the mainstream. With that, the Google-owned video site is once again releasing its annual list of the top videos and channels of 2013.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

Ukrainian Protesters Take Down Lenin (Statue)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Large protests continued in Kiev, Ukraine throughout the weekend in opposition to President Viktor …

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Barakah: A Remarkable African Muslim Woman<p>Habeeba Husain She was one of the first people to accept Islam. [...]<p>Why I Love Muhammad ﷺ<p>Habeeba Husain …

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12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

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