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Belgium’s Beer Buzz

FOOD/DRINK | By Raf Casert | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The Belgian beer federation is trying to rekindle local interest in the drink with a "Proud of our Beers" public awareness campaign, including a tricolor national flag with the middle yellow turned into a glass of beer.

Electric Cars Could Replace Horse-Drawn Carriages

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 21
New York’s famous horse-drawn carriages could be replaced by vintage electric cars as concerns grow about the welfare of the horses. If animal rights advocates get their way, horse-drawn carriages could be replaced by as many as 68 cars.

Five Easy Ways to Green Your Home

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Apr 21
There are many easy ways to make a big difference in the environment that start and stop with you and the activities you do every day in your house. Read this list and make a vow to do at least some of the things on it.

Drone Images Uncover Ancient New Mexico Village

SCIENCE | Apr 21
Drones have helped archaeologists uncover a 1000-year-old village in New Mexico. Researchers can now see what lies beneath a landscape covered in dirt and vegetation, giving unique insight into what it was like. KRQE-TV’s Gabrrielle Burkhart reports.

New Species of Killer Sponges Discovered

SCIENCE | Apr 21
Researchers in Monterey Bay, California, have discovered four new species of killer sponges in the Pacific Ocean. Marcella Lee reports.

Runners and race fans crowd Boyslton Street at the Boston Marathon finish line, one day before the race, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Boston

On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

SPORTS | By Amy Crawford | Apr 20
In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.

Partygoers listen to live music and smoke pot on the second of two days at the annual 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver, Sunday April 20, 2014

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

NATIONAL | Apr 20
Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday.

This photo provided by Brookline Auction Gallery of Brookline, N.H., Friday, April 18, 2014, shows a watercolor by Robert Childress and photos of the model used to paint it.

Bid, Dick, bid: ’Dick and Jane’ artworks for sale

NATIONAL | Apr 20
In the portrait, the little boy’s blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There’s a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He’s an All-American boy.

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

’Capt. America’ tops box office for third week

MOVIES | By Sandy Cohen | Apr 20
Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp’s new movie.

In this Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri attends the NCAA college basketball game between Syracuse and North Carolina State in Syracuse, N.Y.

Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query

MOVIES | Apr 20
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.

2012 Boston Marathon

Boston Prepares for Huge Wave of Marathon Visitors

By Philip Marcelo | Apr 20
With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.