PORTLAND — Lea Vlcek of Elkton describes herself as a long-time feminist. Feminists changed the world for women, she said, opening shelters for battered women, improving women’s health and opening up jobs to women where none had been before.
The Umpqua Valley Havurah held its annual Hanukkah party at the Douglas County Library Thursday. A festive group partook of customary food and menorah lighting, while celebrating Jewish culture and tradition.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency. As rescue workers rushed in, officials said Sunday at least 77 people were killed, over 570 injured …
On many, many occasions over the years, Albert Nijsten has traveled through the Brussels Zaventem Airport and the city’s metro subway station.