| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:47 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Florian Schulz, 36, is from an area near the Alps in southern Germany, but his...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:35 AM
A new big-screen movie will be added to the Orlando Science Center lineup as of May 14. "Animalopolis," a documentary about wildlife, will be seen on its Dr. Phillips CineDome throughout the summer.
The film features cheetahs, lions, bears, otters,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:29 AM
MIDDELTON, Wis. — Barry Levenson stopped in his hotel hallway, looked both ways, then pocketed a tiny jar of room service mustard on a discarded tray.
Never mind that as an assistant Wisconsin attorney general 25 years ago, he was about to scale...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Corapeake, N.C., is the kind of small rural Southern town that you can easily miss if you sneeze while you're driving.
Located on the western fringes of the Great Dismal Swamp — and a dozen or so miles south of Suffolk near the Virginia border...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
It was a bright, chilly morning when the Greyhound bus deposited me at the tiny depot and train station in Frederick. My daylong itinerary would require equal parts walking and sleuthing in this more than 250-year-old city.
My mission: to traverse...
| Jun 19, 2011
For thousands of years, the high, arid San Luis Valley has spawned tales of the strange and the fantastic.
Native Americans called it the Bloodless Valley, setting aside their weapons as they made vision quests up sacred Blanca Peak, the great sentinel...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:37 PM
PARK CITY, Utah — The stars have gone home. Or, that's what they tell me.
It's the sixth day of 2011's 11-day Sundance Film Festival, and the preening, posing, promoting magazine faces have returned to the Los Angeles smog to troll for their next...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:33 PM
The first collectors of North Carolina slipware may not have known much about their prey when they began snapping up "Moravian" pottery in the late 1800s.
Neither did the museums that pursued it so avidly during the Depression.
But like pioneering...
| Jul 24, 2011
Back in 2003, major Wall Street firms agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle claims that their research analysts hyped stocks to curry favor with — and get business from — the companies they covered.
As part of that landmark settlement,...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Rabbi David Spey
Title: Spiritual leader, Temple Bat Yam, Fort Lauderdale, since July.
Other job experience: Former construction assistant for a hospital; former medical research assistant at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx.
| Apr 19, 2011
| 2:56 PM
You can visit Everglades National park for free, learn about our dwindling bee populations or attend an environmental fair, as Earth Day is celebrated over the next few days.
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the official holiday has been April 22. But...