Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News


LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - From the snow-dusted peaks of Arizona's San Francisco Mountains to the fire-singed hillsides surrounding this northern New Mexico town, Mother Nature is signaling that fall is here.
CHICAGO (AP) - George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco.
I lifted my backpack to my knees, shuffling everything inside it until I found my headphones and sketch pad. I needed these objects to distract me from hearing the man in front of me, belting out the Portuguese song playing on his iPod. Along with the oth
BERLIN (AP) - In January 1989, then-East German leader Erich Honecker declared that the Berlin Wall could stand for another century. Less than 10 months later the border was open, and soon Berliners were in a hurry to tear down the 155-kilometer (96-mile) barrier. However, there's still plenty to see of the Cold War past as Berlin marks the 25th anniversary of the Wall's fall. Many of the historical sites are free, though you'll need to take advantage of Berlin's efficient and inexpensive transport network - or rent a bike - to get around a city that still lacks a single center and whose sights are widely spread.
Images of emaciated and mangled bodies from recent history in Syria were publicly displayed for the first time Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, documenting the work of a former Syrian military photographer who defected and has testified in Congress about witnessing mass killings.
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Wildwood's iconic 17-foot-tall welcome sign is getting a makeover.
STORYBOOK LAND The long: Kiddie theme park the same age as Disneyland, on a more manageable scale and price. Circa 1955 attractions - schoolhouse, the old woman's shoe - coexist beneath tall trees with 16 newer, non-scary rides for those 36 inches and up.
The summer of 2014 is certainly one for the record books. My boyfriend and I got the crazy idea to take a cross-country trip together. We shrugged off the astonished faces of all our friends as we prepared ourselves. We had money saved, a chunk of time, and a generalized game plan. We packed our car full of suitcases, food, and blankets; we were ready to hit the road.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve "fightin' words."
Travel magazine rates Charleston No. 2 in world