| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
When I mentioned to my mother that among the many delights of a recent family trip to southwestern England and London was the terrific food, she hesitated, then replied: "Oh, really?"
Clearly her memories of dining in the United Kingdom during her own...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:17 PM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration was notified in advance that the British government planned to detain the partner of the journalist working with former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to release classified information...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Pressure is building on British authorities to explain the use of anti-terrorism legislation to detain the partner of an American journalist who published information about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:51 AM
LONDON – Stung by mounting criticism, the British government Tuesday defended the detention of the partner of an American journalist who helped reveal widespread spying by the U.S. National Security Agency, saying that authorities had a duty to...
| Aug 21, 2013
Police at London's Heathrow Airport detained the partner and assistant of journalist Glenn Greenwald for nearly nine hours on Sunday and confiscated his cellphone and computer. It's hard to see the mistreatment of David Miranda as anything other than an...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil --New documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden allege that Washington spied on the presidents of Mexico and Brazil, further complicating relations weeks before Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s...
| Sep 15, 2013
This flight comparison app can help you find cheaper rates than some of your favorite online travel agencies.
Available for: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
What it does: It's a search engine that finds airfares at 20 airlines, 23 online...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The outbreak of World War III is viewed through the narrow but steadily captivating lens of an American teenager dwelling abroad in "How I Live Now," a story of young love that quickens into a harrowing survival thriller. Held together by a forceful...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:15 AM
British Airways’ first A380 is to land at LAX on Tuesday, becoming the sixth international airline to launch service using the big jet.
The new jet, flying what British Airways is calling the "red carpet route," is expected to arrive at LAX at 7:...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:07 AM
As I sit here at my computer tonight I realize I'm doing what I saw Roger Ebert do so many times before — stopping everything to crank out a deadline appreciation for an artist who has just passed on.
Only this time the artist is Roger. And I...
| May 12, 2013
Some answers to readers' airline questions:
Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports?
Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...