| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The not-for-profit Cleveland Clinic Florida received its largest gift yet: $30 million from longtime patient Pauline Braathen to build a five-story, 143,000 square-foot building on its Weston campus.
The building will house the expanded Pauline Braathen...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:32 PM
WASHINGTON — Despite pressure from the Obama administration, Albania's prime minister said Friday that he would not allow the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons in the European country.
Prime Minister Edi Rama surprised some Western officials...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:24 PM
SHELTON — One thing Lisa Posta says will be a "must" for her this holiday season is a visit to Rockefeller Center in New York City. Posta lives across the street from the 76-foot Norway spruce that will be cut down Thursday morning and then light up...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found.
Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:50 AM
OSLO, Norway Norwegian police said on Tuesday a failed asylum seeker from South Sudan, suspected of killing three people on an express bus the day before, has been moved to a psychiatric clinic for evaluation.
The alleged motive was not known because the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:47 PM
GAZIANTEP, Turkey — The Syrian government has met an international deadline to submit a detailed declaration of its chemical weapons facilities and a proposal to destroy its toxic arsenal, the group overseeing the disarmament process said Sunday....
| Oct 20, 2013
Of the Scandinavian crime writers who have become international sensations in recent years, Sweden's Stieg Larsson (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) is obviously the best known, but Norway's Jo Nesbø is catching up fast. Nesbø's dark and...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A Somali-born Norwegian said to be a suspect in a deadly assault on a Kenyan shopping mall was described Friday by former classmates and others who knew him as an observant Muslim who struggled to fit in after his family fled...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The Patrons Club's annual fashion show and luncheon carries the theme “Planting Seeds through Education” and no one exemplifies that thought more than the woman who will be honored during the event on Nov. 1.
Receiving the Woman of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:14 PM
On Sunday afternoon in Aberdeen, Roger Hellesvig of Minneapolis will portray Norwegian immigrant Ole Olesen.
The show, which is at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, is presented by Sons of Norway Grieg Lodge 1-578.
The cost is a freewill...