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  • How about this? Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.

    How about this?  Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.
    I hadn't heard anything about defrocked Olympic track and field champion Marion Jones in the three months since her one-year WNBA career ended when she was waived in July by the Tulsa Shock, which went on to become one of the worst teams in pro sports...
  • PASSINGS: Milka Planinc, Jerrold Marsden, Gloria Green, Frank Bourgholtzer, Frederik Chel, Sherman J. Maisel

    Milka Planinc Former premier of Yugoslavia Milka Planinc, 85, who was prime minister in the 1980s in what was then communist Yugoslavia, died Thursday in a Zagreb clinic after a long illness, the Croatian state-run news agency reported. Planinc was a...
  • List of top music fests from Cheapflights.com

     
    It's too late to catch this year's Coachella Festival, but there are plenty of other options on this list complied by www.Cheapflights.com. They also would want you to check out their site for affordable airfare, if you decide to go check out the music....
  • World Cup qualifying: England and Norway earn top seeds, France does not

     
    1998 World Cup champion and 2006 World Cup runner-up France will have to play a top-seeded European team in qualifying it was announced on Wednesday. The draw, which will take place on Saturday, takes one team from each of six pots – the pots...
  • Prince Harry: dancing, diving and partying in Croatia

     
    Prince Harry parties, dances and dives in Croatia: Prince Harry's dance prowess would make pop legend Prince quite proud -- the young royal was caught showing off some fly moves (and party stamina) while on vacation in Croatia....
  • Angelina Jolie: I'm not adopting, pregnant or marrying Brad Pitt

     
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt won't be getting married any time soon -- nor will the couple be adding to their expansive family. And this time the wedding-pregnant-adoption denials come from Angelina Jolie herself....
  • Prince Harry turns 27; how will he celebrate?

     
    Prince Harry is turning 27 today. His wild-child exploits have been well-documented on the Web. How will Prince Harry celebrate his birthday?...
  • Visiting Croatia's Kvarner Islands

    GETTING THERE From LAX, Lufthansa offers connecting service (change of plane) to Zagreb. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $462. Two buses leave daily from Zagreb to Krk and Rab islands. Regular bus service connects the islands, although the...
  • The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll

    The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll
    I'm walking along a stretch of the Adriatic Sea that reminds me of another time, another hemisphere. It's not the forest of pine trees that offers shade along the seawall on a poster-perfect 70-degree day. It's not the little docked boats bobbing up and...
  • Boats, jail and love: an odyssey

    When he was a child in Croatia, Tony Burica first got wind of sailing. He'd watch large schooners coming and going from the port. Images of ketches sailing the Mediterranean hang from his shop walls. One night in Communist Croatia, Burica fled the party,...
  • Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera

    Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera
    I love the knack Croatians have for taking a humble stretch of rocky shoreline and turning it into a wildly romantic bar or cafe. At Valentino Bar in the coastal town of Rovinj, the woman who runs the place hands out pillows as you arrive — an...