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  • 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...
  • Vivid impressions of Russian culture in 'Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia'

    Cuban author José 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...
  • 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...
  • Russia's first couple divorcing; Putin biography tells why

    Russia's first couple divorcing; Putin biography tells why
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife of nearly 30 years announced on state television Thursday that they are divorcing. Those curious about what caused the breakup won't have to wait for a tell-all book: Lyudmila Putina dished the dirt on her...
  • 5 closest beaches to Orlando

    5 closest beaches to Orlando
    1. Cocoa Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 5 minutes. Read the guide. 2. Daytona Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 7 minutes. Read the guide. 3. New Smyrna Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 8 minutes. Read the guide. 4. Canaveral National Seashore,...
  • St. Petersburg kittens find forever homes

     
      Thank you very much to Shelley White for an update on the heartbreaking story of the kittens that were found in a freezer in St. Petersburg. You can read the original post here. The surviving kittens have found loving forever homes. Here's the story...
  • It's official: IndyCar is returning to Pocono next July 7

     
    The IZOD IndyCar Series is returning to Pocono. The offical return will come on July 7, 2012 giving Pocono Raceway three big events next summer -- NASCAR Sprint Cup races on June 9 and August 4 -- and now the first IndyCar race in Long Pond since 1989....
  • Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)

    Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)
    For an escape from the hustle of normal Tampa Bay civilization, set your sights on Fort De Soto Park, an absolutely stunning retreat. It's part of St. Petersburg, but seems to be from a faraway world. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a military...
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band to headline inaugural Sunshine Blues Fest in Fort Myers, Boca Raton and St. Petersburg

     
    The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band, featuring slide guru Derek Trucks and his singing, guitar-slinging wife, Susan Tedeschi, will headline the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, a 3-day 3-city event set to debut in January 2013. The concert will...
  • SPIN ROOM: Webster, Demings both declare debate victory

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster and former Orlando police chief Val Demings each declared victory in the only debate in the campaign for Florida's 10th Congressional District. Webster, the Republican incumbent, and Demings, his Democratic challenger, faced off...