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Switzerland

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Top Switzerland Articles

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  • Search for fugitive ex-cop has mountain towns on edge

     
    The bustling winter resort of Big Bear took on the appearance of a ghost town Thursday as surveillance aircraft buzzed overhead and police in tractical gear and carrying rifles patrolled mountain roads in convoys of SUVs, while others stood guard......
  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible: First Photos

     
    Update: We've added three more photos to the gallery below. The redesigned Chevy Corvette was one of the big stars of the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now the automaker is staking its claim to wooing folks in Switzerland and......
  • Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, KISS Monster World Tour on AXS TV

     
    Yep, you read that right – KISS Monster World Tour on AXS TV this Halloween! You can thank AXS TV for providing the music entertainment at your Halloween party this year, as this is going to be one major metal marathon. AXS TV is celebrating...
  • There's heaven, and then there's Lauterbrunnen

    There's heaven, and then there's Lauterbrunnen
    LAUTERBRUNNEN, Switzerland — Coming down Highway 6 from Switzerland's capital, Bern, you turn north into the lovely lake resort of Interlaken. Turn south and you enter the spectacularly beautiful Lauterbrunnen Valley. Picture this: a box canyon cut...
  • De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run

    De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run
    Simona De Silvestro stepped out of her hauler Saturday afternoon after an intense meeting with her race team, only to be greeted by a pleasant surprise. A green and white birthday cake covered with candles. De Silvestro, who was born in Switzerland,...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Rare survivors in Japanese village that was mostly sucked out to sea

    Looking back, Emiko Chiba has no idea how long her silver Suzuki rode the waves of a giant tsunami or even whether she had trouble breathing inside of it. What's clear is that she ranks among the very lucky in what may be Japan's most unfortunate town....
  • Hole foods

    Hole foods
    Ever since you were a little kid, you loved foods with holes. You stuck black olives on your tiny fingers. And when your fingers got bigger, you moved on to doughnuts. Oh, the hole foods you loved: bagels and Bundt cakes, cherry-flavored Life Savers and...
  • Bentley Continental GT geared toward wide-open spaces, including parking spots

    Bentley Continental GT geared toward wide-open spaces, including parking spots
    Saying it became a chore to drive a particular car probably wouldn't catch your attention. Telling you that car was the 2011 Bentley Continental GT with a $215,675 price tag might. For four days and just over 200 miles, I was witness to a car with face-...
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...