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Bikes give ski resorts a much needed lift

By DANIEL DeMAY

To recoup some of their big winter losses, many ski areas are ramping up summer sports, especially mountain biking.


Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

By MAGGIE MICHAEL

The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.

Charleston offers food, festivals and about 5,000 historic structures

By BRUCE SMITH

Millions now flock yearly to Charleston, which in 2014 was named the top tourist destination in the United States and No. 2 in the world by readers of Conde Nast Traveler.



At the Movies: Russell Crowe's ‘Diviner' a strong, assured war tale

Making his directorial debut with the brawny and big-hearted Australian war drama “The Water Diviner,” Russell Crowe taps a deep well of symbolism, cultural empathy and good old-fashioned storytelling.



After Hours: Morning bird walk at the zoo May 9

Celebrate mom and International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 9, on a guided tour to learn about wild birds that visit or live at Woodland Park Zoo.




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