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Petunia is among friends that will join Darci Lynne Farmer at Embassy Theatre this weekend. (Jordan StraussINVL)

Teen ventriloquist takes friends on tour

Darci Lynne Farmer will look familiar to fans of “America's Got Talent.” At 12 years old, the singer and ventriloquist won...

January 23, 2020 1:00 am

Snow Art Simon Beck Snow Art 
A gondola passes one of Simon Beck's pieces in the snow at the Les Arcs ski resort in southeastern France. The 61-year-old British artist and a handful of volunteers recently created this design near Silverthorne, Colo. (Simon BeckHONS)

Art as delicate as snow

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – Simon Beck carefully plots his course before shuffling through a windswept snowfield high in the Rocky...

January 23, 2020 1:00 am

AK Census Begins Q&A U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham addresses state and Alaska Native leaders Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. Dillingham will travel to Toksook Bay, on an island just off Alaska's western coast, for the first count on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen) (Mark ThiessenSTF)

Tiny area in Alaska kicks off Census

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The 2020 Census kicked off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham was there...

January 23, 2020 1:00 am

TV Sesame Street Syrian Refugees Sesame Workshop
From left, Grover, Basma, Ma'zooza and Jad with Rami Delshad, who portrays Hadi star in “Welcome Sesame,” a new, Arabic TV program for children dealing with displacement in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. (HONS)

'Sesame' launches Arabic TV effort

NEW YORK – “Sesame Street” in the past year has tackled everything from foster care to substance abuse. Now its latest...

January 23, 2020 1:00 am

No Title A story about Charles Lindbergh dropping a greeting to the city while flying overhead appeared on the cover of The Journal Gazette on Aug. 11, 1927. (User: Windows NT/95/98 User)

Aug. 10, 1927: Charles Lindbergh flies over city

On Aug. 10, 1927, Charles Lindbergh circled downtown Fort Wayne in his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane and dropped a greeting to the city...

January 23, 2020 1:00 am