February 2023- A walking tour of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, Southeastern France, between Monaco and Menton. In 2018, it had a population of 12,824. The name was changed from Roquebrune to differentiate the town from Roquebrune-sur-Argens in neighbouring Var.
Daily Archives: February 18, 2023
2023 Events: A Tour Of The Venice Carnival In Italy
DW Travel – Carnival is a time to dust off your best costume, take on a new identity and commit all manner of sins…and celebrations in Venice are no exception. Follow DW’s Hannah Hummel as she explores the story of this fascinating period of the year. She’s also got some hot tips for YOUR Carnival experience in Venice!
Front Page: The New York Times – February 18, 2023
U.S. and China Vie in Hazy Zone Where Balloons, U.F.O.s and Missiles Fly
American officials are worried China is far along in developing military technology that operates in the unregulated high-altitude zone of “near space.”
Norfolk Southern’s Profits and Accident Rates Rose in Recent Years
Safety experts say a focus on financial returns may be partly to blame for derailments and accidents like the one in Ohio.
A Homeless Student Received Aid for an Apartment. Then Came the Hard Part.
As the housing crisis deepens in Los Angeles County, one young woman learns that searching for a place of her own is more difficult than ever.
What Does It Mean to Be a Progressive in New York City?
Leaders of the leftist movement here demanded loyalty and a pledge to a new statement of principles. That’s when the trouble erupted.
Finance Preview: Barron’s Magazine – Feb 20, 2023
Barron’s Magazine – February 20, 2023:
Why the World Is Using More Plastic
A glut of so-called virgin plastic is pushing down prices and fueling demand as recycling fails to advance.
Barron’s Best Fund Families
Last year was a tough one for investors. Our latest annual ranking of actively managed funds reveals how the best firms pulled it off.
Russia’s War in Ukraine Has Scarred the Global Economy. The Risks Aren’t Over.
The invasion has lowered global growth, upended energy markets, and heightened geopolitical risk. What comes next might not be an improvement.