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  • Europe in bloom

    I head to Europe every spring, ready to start afresh on a new season of travel. It's an exciting time, as I dive into exhausting days of nonstop guidebook research and travel show filming. With age and wisdom, I've learned to take some of my own advice:...
  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and...
  • Audit: Long Beach port commissioners skirted travel expense rules

    A city audit released Thursday reveals that the Port of Long Beach spent thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such...
  • Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses

    The Port of Long Beach spent tens of thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners and staff on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such reimbursements, a city audit shows....
  • Review: Force is with Liam Neeson in 'Non-Stop's' airborne whodunit

    For years, decades even, Liam Neeson was an action hero hidden in plain sight. Yes, he was an impressive 6-foot-4, with the rangy physical grace of the former amateur boxing champion still visible, but the Oscar nominee for "Schindler's List" could...
  • Rachel Marsden: The hidden opportunity in the federal shutdown

    PARIS -- Over a year ago, I sent my fingerprints for a standard foreign background check to the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., along with a money order. Both promptly disappeared, never to be seen again. A personal survey of those around me...
  • Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians

    Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians
    Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
  • Miley Cyrus to Perform at MTV Awards in Amsterdam

    LONDON -- Miley Cyrus will perform at the MTV EMA kudofest in Amsterdam, which will air live Nov. 10. Cyrus joins previously announced performers Katy Perry and The Killers, with the evening's MC Redfoo of LMFAO, backstage host Ariana Grande and...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • Museum puts Amsterdam in eternal bloom

     Museum puts Amsterdam in eternal bloom
    AMSTERDAM — Even when the city's canals freeze and its prolific bicyclists don heavy parkas and woolen mittens, the famous Dutch tulips are still in bloom, if you know where to look. The tulip fields of the Netherlands are blooming in April, but...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Amsterdam

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Amsterdam
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Royal celebrations in the Netherlands this week put the country and the capital Amsterdam on front pages and television screens around the world with an orange splash. There's plenty to see and do in this compact city where...