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The woman who was rescued 13 hours after the building collapsed at 22nd and Market streets has lost both of her legs and could face additional surgeries, her attorney said yesterday. Mariya Plekan, 52, of Hunting Park, was one of 13 people injured in the...
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon. Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
The Virginia GazetteJAMES CITY — A sickly child, the trials of Paul Yoon's youth went a long way in determining the path for his future. Born in Korea, raised in the Ukraine, and transplanted to America as a teenager, Yoon, 18, struggled for a long time with who...
The annual World Ballet Competition returns to Orlando this Monday, June 10, with the different rounds of the contest taking place at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando. The public can watch the dancers compete — and then see the...
St. Louis Post-DispatchSummer books aren't only notorious potboilers or "beach reads." They can be finely composed and serious. But more often than not, they offer the chance to escape into another world say, pre-Revolutionary Afghanistan or the crowded streets of Shanghai....
Tags: Prada, Suicide, The Da Vinci Code (movie), Family, Elections
Born in Ukraine, raised in Palestine, the toast of the Catskills and the inevitable guest star at countless Jewish celebrations the world over, the song "Hava Nagila" has pulled many a goy (and I'd like to thank Dave Fantle for letting me crash his...
Tags: Entertainment, The Holocaust (1934-1945), Music, Judaism, Movies
Ukraine violated the rights of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko by jailing her for political reasons during her trial in 2011, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday. Tymoshenko, an opponent of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's...
Twenty years ago, veteran caver Chris Nicola received an offer from a Ukrainian friend to explore the well-known gypsum giant caves in the western part of the European country. Nicola quickly accepted the invitation. "My family on my mother's side had...
People from central Europe and the former Soviet Union are crazy about dumplings. Over there, the dumpling is such a staple it can be either a main course or dessert. Last week, I talked about food with foreign exchange students from Ukraine,...
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, Central Asia, Borscht, Students, Russia
The Texas-based Van Cliburn Foundation -- which promotes classical music through concerts, educational programs and competitions -- on Tuesday announced the 30 musicians, ages 19-30, selected to participate in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano...
Tags: Japan, Entertainment, Taiwan, Italy, Russia
You've doubtless pondered the role that chance plays in life — who wins, who loses, who lives, who dies. “Everything is Illuminated,” the moving new play on offer at the Next Theatre in Evanston, ponders an especially intriguing piece of...
Kevin Michael Connolly, photographer and author of "Double Take: A Memoir" (HarperCollins, $14.99), can now add television personality to his resume. The 27-year-old adventurer, born without legs, is the host of the new Travel Channel series, "Armed and...
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