| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: I will try to make a long story short. I have credit card debt of about $12,000, a car loan of $20,000 and a ton of mortgage loans.
I owe $156,000 on my primary residence, but thanks to the Great Recession, my house is only worth about $100,000,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:30 AM
MEXICALI — Con el propósito de que el servicio de Internet no se convierta en un espacio de discriminación entre los ricos en información y los pobres en información, el diputado priista Carlos Murguía Mejía, a nombre de los grupos parlamentarios...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The list of World Heritage sites has grown following a recent meeting by UNESCO in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Art Newspaper reported Wednesday that UNESCO added 26 sites to the list for a total of 962 sites around the world.
The Art Newspaper said 16 of...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:51 PM
PANAMA CITY, Panama — It's easy to be skeptical about whether a hotel that claims to be "green" is really eco-friendly when you hang up your towel to reuse it and the maid replaces it. I was happy to discover that the Tantalo Hotel in Casco Viejo, a...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Over the strenuous objections of the U.S. and Israel, the United Nations General Assembly voted today to grant nonmember observer status to a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. The U.N. action, which was widely anticipated, was largely a...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:06 AM
DUBLIN - True or false? Irish whiskey is practically the same as scotch whisky.
Did you answer true? Blarney! You lose. Their rich shades of amber are about the same, but in tradition and taste, the two couldn't be more different.
And I have to admit, I...
| Nov 11, 2012
QUITO, Ecuador — "Not long ago, we wouldn't think of coming to this area," Dominic Hamilton tells me as we stand on a street corner in Quito's historic area at 1 a.m. "It was horribly seedy. And dangerous."
Hamilton is a Brit who, after having...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Sarah Brightman, concert soprano and star of "The Phantom of the Opera," will be in concert at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Feb. 12. Tickets go on sale Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.
Her new track “Angel” is now available for free...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
As winter looms and travelers line up for a Caribbean holiday, sorting through all the island options for the best values can be a challenge.
Four destinations rise to the top of the list when it comes to bang for your buck in the form of modest...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Syrian government troops regained control of a historic mosque in Aleppo after pushing rebel troops back from the area, a human rights group reported Sunday.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that government troops recaptured...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:48 AM
McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in Petoskey will be participating in World Book Night this month.
Successfully launched in the United Kingdom in 2011, World Book Night is taking place this year in the United States as well as the U.K. and Ireland on Monday,...