Sarah J. Umsted

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US military moves to cut European air bases | News | DW | 08.01.2015

The Pentagon has moved to consolidate the operations of the US military in Europe, announcing the closure of 15 bases. The biggest base to end …

Boko Haram raids settlements in north east Nigeria | DW | 08.01.2015

The Islamist extremist group Boko Haram carried out attacks on the settlements, a government official said on Thursday. At least a hundred people …

Africa

Divers pursue pings at AirAsia crash site | DW | 09.01.2015

Indonesian officials said on Friday that divers were trying to locate flight recorders sending signals and thought to have detached from Flight …

US unemployment falls, but so do hourly wages | DW | 09.01.2015

The United States' unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent, but hourly wages also unexpectedly dropped, dampening otherwise rosy economic data released …

10 fantastic food festivals for 2015

Chili fans who visit Terlingua, Texas may be overwhelmed with options when they come to this famed chili cook-off in early November. That's because it's actually one of two chili festivals, with the Terlingua International Chili Championship taking place at the same time, the result of a schism …

National Parks

The Most Iconic Restaurant in Every State (and DC)

If you want to find the <i>oldest</i> restaurant in a state, that's easy -- we already did the research. If you want to determine the <i>most iconic</i> restaurant …

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Framing

The trip that changed national parks forever

Retrace the path of a legendary naturalist across California, a journey that would alter the landscape of conservation around the world.<p>Facing the setting sun, a buck with a towering rack of antlers stood silhouetted at the top of a rise. I’d surprised him, and he’d certainly surprised me. Somehow, …

National Parks