French design show lands in Miami's blossoming artistic landscape

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The popular Parisian luxury design show, Maison&Objet, drew crowds of visitors this week to Miami Beach for the event's first appearance in the United States, the latest cultural addition to South Florida's artistic boom.

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Texas bill to hinder gay marriage dies in statehouse 15 May 2015

AUSTIN, Texas - Republican-backed legislation to put new blockades on same-sex marriage in Texas died in the statehouse on Friday after failing to win approval by a midnight deadline amid stalling tactics by the Democratic minority.

Want to know where to get high? There's an app for that 15 May 2015

LONDON - Cannabis users looking for someone to share a joint with have a new app that lets them find like-minded smokers around the world.

In Luxembourg, gay premier marries, in first for EU 15 May 2015

LUXEMBOURG - Luxembourg's prime minister married his civil partner on Friday, becoming the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the same sex. | Video

Christie's caps two weeks of big spending on art with a Mondrian record 14 May 2015

NEW YORK - Art collectors continued lavish spending on Thursday as the spring art auctions wrapped up at Christie's, where a $50.6 million oil by Piet Mondrian set an artist's record and went far towards the auction house's $202.6 million Impressionist and modern sale total.

Trip Tips: LUXE City Guides - Heritage Hong Kong 15 May 2015

- If you think that Hong Kong is just glass and steel, you are very much mistaken.

Archers of the Amazon null

A new program is providing Amazon native children with modern archery equipment to try for a place on the Brazil team with the 2016 Olympics.