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  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Try for a stopover

    Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Try for a stopover
    Many travelers -- I'm often one of them -- consider that a flight itinerary of more than 10 or 11 hours violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment. Sometimes, you have no choice but to accept it. Other times, however, you have the...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
  • Third senior Navy officer suspended during bribery investigation

    Third senior Navy officer suspended during bribery investigation
    SAN DIEGO — A third high-ranking Navy officer has been suspended from his duties in connection with an investigation into a multimillion-dollar bribery case involving Navy ships in Asia-Pacific ports. Capt. David Haas has been suspended as...
  • World's most expensive cities: Singapore grabs No. 1 spot

    World's most expensive cities: Singapore grabs No. 1 spot
    Although residents of Los Angeles and New York may complain about the high cost of living, the two cities can seem like a bargain compared with the truly wallet-squeezing metropolises of the world. Singapore, the city-state in Southeast Asia, takes...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't

    Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't
    I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
  • Menu and prices for 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

    Menu and prices for 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
    Here is a list of menu items and their prices for the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. It is arranged by marketplace, going in a counterclockwise direction around the park's World Showcase Lagoon, starting from the entrance from Future...
  • Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar

    Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar
    In a classroom on Chicago's South Side, four students made final preparations this week to compete in a debate halfway around the world in a language they have studied for only a handful of years. The students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy in...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters
    As President Obama travels to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the one-day summit is expected to focus partly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious 12-nation trade...
  • Mozza general manager David Rosoff is leaving after eight years

    Mozza general manager David Rosoff is leaving after eight years
    David Rosoff, longtime general manager for the Mozza group of restaurants, has resigned. But he's not gone yet. He’ll be in command at the restaurants owned by Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich until March 7. In an email, he states:...