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  • Travel to Turkey, Turkish bath info

    The best way to Istanbul, Turkey From LAX, nonstop service to Istanbul is offered on Turkish Airlines and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on KLM, Lufthansa, British, Air France and Aeroflot. Restricted round-trip fares from $953,...
  • The day's worries wash away in Istanbul's Cagaloglu Hamami

    The day's worries wash away in Istanbul's Cagaloglu Hamami
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Inside the Cagaloglu Hamami, my masseuse, a short, paunchy woman of about 50, sings as she exfoliates me from head to toe with a rough mitt. The sweet melody contrasts with the gruff scrub job. Every few minutes, she douses me...
  • Iran, world powers closing in on preliminary nuclear deal

    Iran, world powers closing in on preliminary nuclear deal
    WASHINGTON -- Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran’s nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats. They said...
  • Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition

    Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition
    WASHINGTON – Forget what you think you know about the presidential turkey pardoning. When President Obama steps into the Rose Garden on Wednesday afternoon with the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey, he won’t be following the likes of...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume

    La Cañada Turkey Trot draws in 1,400 entrants, some in costume
    The forecast promised rain on Thanksgiving, but luckily for La Cañada residents that promise and the clouds that came with it were broken Thursday morning as the sun shone down on Memorial Park for the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive,...
  • On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members

    On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members
    According to the American Caloric Control Council (yes, there really is such a thing), the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. While, for many, the only exercise they get to work off that feast...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Nov. 11-15, 2013)

    Nebraska (Paramount) After making side trips to California's Central Coast and Hawaii (for "Sideways" and "The Descendants," respectively), Alexander Payne returns to his home state of Nebraska for his sixth directorial feature, a wistful ode to small-...
  • Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences

    Maple Lawn brings taste of farming to MPT audiences
    For an agricultural operation that is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Maple Lawn Turkey Farm is adept at blending the old and the new. Tried-and-true methods still prevail at Maple Lawn. But the Fulton farm also embraces modern concepts,...
  • Blue Talon Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving morning

    Blue Talon Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving morning
    The annual Turkey Trot race sponsored by Blue Talon Bistro in Williamsburg gets underway Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. Organizers are expecting as many as 3,000 runners at the annual event. Folks can register online at www.btb5k.mettleevents.com or...
  • Turkey fryer fire? 'Duck Dynasty' to the rescue this Thanksgiving

    Turkey fryers are dangerous business. Just ask the "Duck Dynasty" dudes. "Deep-frying a turkey is about to get hairy," promises a teaser for a video due out Tuesday from State Farm about the dangers of deep-frying turkeys during the holiday season....