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  • UCF commitment barrage continues with St. Petersburg Gibbs ATH Maurice Hall

    UCF commitment barrage continues with St. Petersburg Gibbs ATH Maurice Hall
    UCF received a commitment from St. Petersburg Gibbs athlete Maurice Hall over the weekend after the 6-foot-1, 185-pound junior took an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus. If things go as planned, Hall will eventually join his fellow Pinellas County...
  • From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd

    From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd
    Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting? Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...
  • Russia by river

    Russia by river
    SVIRSTROY, Russia — On the bank of the Svir River, about 160 miles northeast of St. Petersburg, lies a remote village that symbolizes this vast nation's struggle to reinvent itself after communism. An 8-year-old named Peter, maybe after the...
  • Visiting Moscow and St. Petersburg

    THE BEST WAY TO MOSOW From LAX, nonstop service to Moscow is available on Aeroflot and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Air France, Delta, Turkish, British, Swiss and Lufthansa. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $778,...
  • Russia reimagines its culinary traditions

    Russia reimagines its culinary traditions
    MOSCOW — On New Year's Eve, dining-room tables across Russia will be covered with a mosaic of glittering red caviar, piroshki, marinated mushrooms, beet salad and herring. Chilled vodka bottles and Champagne flutes will tower over the dishes,...
  • Under Armour All-American Game: Armwood's Leon McQuay III picks tonight

    Under Armour All-American Game: Armwood's Leon McQuay III picks tonight
    People have been waiting a long time to find out where Leon McQuay III will be going to college and the wait will finally end tonight at the Under Armour All-American Game at St. Petersburg's Tropicana Field. McQuay, the 6-foot-2, 184-pound standout...
  • Florida travel calendar for June

    Florida travel calendar for June
    Check out festivals and events in June across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 16 - June 15: Disney Star Wars...
  • Vivid impressions of Russian culture in 'Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia'

    Cuban author Jos√© Manuel Prieto's playful and fascinating book, “Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia,” is, according to Prieto's narrator, an encyclopedia-style guide to a book the narrator is planning to write about a man named Thelonious Monk...
  • What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?

    What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- There's been a lot of passionate talk and chatter here among G-20 leaders, but it seems to have been mostly about the conflict in Syria and whether they were willing to back President Obama's call for a military strike on the...
  • Janet Fitch on the writers she admires and her next book [video]

    Janet Fitch on the writers she admires and her next book [video]
    Janet Fitch's first novel, "White Oleander," hit big when it was picked by Oprah for her book club. Before that happened, she was just another aspiring writer in this big city. She sat down with me at the L.A. Times Festival of Books and talked about...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...