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  • 'Safe House' a bumpy ride, with Denzel in the driver's seat -- ✭✭ 1/2

    'Safe House' a bumpy ride, with Denzel in the driver's seat -- ✭✭ 1/2
    Early on in the derivative but fairly absorbing blur titled "Safe House,"set in Cape Town, South Africa, Denzel Washington's Tobin Frost, a spy in from the cold, is brought to a Central Intelligence Agency safe house so that he can be asked a few...
  • Puget Sound lands on list of top 10 fishing destinations

    Puget Sound lands on list of top 10 fishing destinations
    Immerse yourself in Scotland by reeling in salmon, or bundle up in Newfoundland for an outing to catch yellowtail and mackerel. Whether your preference is cod or bluefin, Cape Town or Cabo, online travel advisers Cheapflights.com (www.cheapflights.com)...
  • Working on the other side of the world

    Working on the other side of the world
    Like many college graduates, 23-year-old Kevin Schmidt took a trip after he completed his studies at UCLA this summer. But Schmidt, a 2007 La CaƱada High School graduate, wasn’t on vacation. He was working to improve education and HIV/AIDS...
  • In Africa, Michelle Obama Reflects On Race

    In Africa, Michelle Obama Reflects On Race
    (Reuters) - Considering she is the first black First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama does not talk a lot about race. Though a descendant of slaves and spouse of the first African American president, Obama is more likely to opine on healthy...
  • An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez

    An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez
    A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
  • Indianapolis ranked as one of world's best cities for bike riders

    Indianapolis ranked as one of world's best cities for bike riders
    A travel website ranks Indianapolis as one of the top cities in the world for biking. The Circle City finds itself among some lofty company, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bogota, Columbia; Cape Town, South Africa; and Montreal, Quebec, according to...
  • 'Searching for Sugar Man': Portrait of a musician who got a second chance

    'Searching for Sugar Man': Portrait of a musician who got a second chance
    The subsets of filmgoers likely to fall for the wonderful"Searching for Sugar Man"include the following: People who like music. People who watch movies. Also: People who appreciate a good mystery. People who respond to stories about second chances....
  • South Africa: Land of variety

    South Africa: Land of variety
    World Cup competition comes to South Africa in June. Start the celebration of soccer's ultimate event a little early with South African wines. In so doing, experience the country's past, present and future. Winemaking in South Africa dates back 350 years...
  • In South Africa, ask for biltong

    In South Africa, ask for biltong
    I was warned that meals during my March trip to South Africa would revolve around red meat. But I didn't know it would appear in a shriveled state similar to jerky. Biltong, as it's called — from the Dutch words bil, or buttocks, and tong, or strip...
  • White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm

    White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm
    Like so many corporate executives, Ed Meyer dreamed of retiring to the countryside. And so, seven years ago, he and his wife, Sally, left Cape Town to settle on the 3,500-acre ranch that had been in Ed's family since 1916. It's not hard to see what...
  • Keeping track of South Africa's young democracy

    Keeping track of South Africa's young democracy
    South Africa and I have a history, one that goes beyond the headlines. I arrived here as The Times' bureau chief in 1988, when college campuses back home were pulsing with anti-apartheid protests, to cover what would turn out to be the last years of...