He's become known for his bear hug-embraces of world leaders, while his slogan "Make in India" signaled his intention to rebrand the country as the world's next manufacturing hub. In February, he packed the world's largest cricket stadium for a rousing welcome rally for the US President Donald Trump, taglined "Namaste Trump." … [Read more...] about Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a year into his second term. He’s still the only game in town for India
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Ms. Jennifer was suddenly without a home and her loving owner, but the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell in Boston took her in on May 9 and surrounded her with love until she and her owner could be reunited. … [Read more...] about Ms. Jennifer, a 53-year-old tortoise, has found a new home after her owner died of Covid-19
The brutal reign of little Bobby “Ice Cream Shop!” Tufts in the town of Dorset, Minnesota — population somewhere between nine and 28 — is finally over. The 5-year-old “lost” the “election” after two “terms” in “office” on Sunday, the AP reports. (The town, in what’s been called America’s least democratic election, allows citizens to vote as many times as they want, for $1 per vote, and the winner is selected randomly. Tufts somehow won twice.) “I’m gonna let James do it,” he said of his little brother, like this is some kind of dynasty. “He’s 2.” The real winner was a 16-year-old, so the town can look forward to its new EDM anthem. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Town Frees Itself From Tyranny, 5-Year-Old Mayor
About: You and your girls don't have to be horse aficionados find something fun to do in this historic city. The birthplace of bourbon offers drinking opportunities aplenty: Clink your glasses in the rapidly evolving Distillery District, at buzzy hotspots like Middle Fork, Ethereal Brewing, The Break Room (the bar is in the original break room for the old distillery), and Crank & Boom (offering superb craft ice cream to soak up all that booze). Also worth venturing to: Castle & Key (pictured), the Bluegrass region's newest distillery with a female master distiller (the first in Kentucky since Prohibition!). On any given day, you can also bike awesome trails (try the Legacy Trail), shop artsy boutiques (The Square is a must), and yes, see plenty of stunning horses. … [Read more...] about 26 Under-the-radar Southern towns for girlfriend getaways
I’d come to Mexico to partake in a culinary tour, the kind of region-to-region food pilgrimage more commonly experienced in the countryside of Italy or France, where one inches along, town by town, indulging in local specialties and roadside delights. The plan was simple: Land in Mexico City, meet up with a driver who came recommended, head south to the state of Morelos, which is famous for pork and chilies and their infinite permutations, then east to Puebla, where mole was invented (maybe), and finally back to Mexico City, a city that never sleeps in large part because it never stops eating. Before you hurl the magazine across the room in jealous disgust, let me assure you that my purpose is greater than mere indulgence—although there will be no shortage of it. I am here to ask the following questions: … [Read more...] about A Culinary Tour to Answer the Age-Old Question: Why Is Mexican Food So Good?