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  • The best way to Turkey

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Turkish Airlines provides non-stop service to Istanbul. Lufthansa, KLM and Air France all provide connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, begin at $1,216. TELEPHONES To call...
  • Talking Turkey

    Talking Turkey
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — The first rule of shopping in the centuries-old markets of Istanbul is this: The asking price is merely a suggestion. In fact, it's barely a suggestion. A price is equivalent to a declaration that a merchant is open for business....
  • Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells -- in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.

    Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells --  in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.
    Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
  • Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton

    Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton
    Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919,...
  • Iran, world powers lower sights on nuclear talks

     
    After two days of contentious talks, Iran and six world powers negotiating over Tehran's nuclear program decided to refrain from immediately scheduling another high-level meeting and instead to convene lower-level officials to discuss technical issues....
  • Syria: Assad on 'last legs,' says new exile opposition chief

     
    BEIRUT — The best-known Syrian exile opposition group, the Syrian National Council, named a Kurdish exile Sunday as its new chief in the latest bid to help unify the fractious opposition fighting to oust President Bashar Assad. The new leader,...
  • Annan returns to Syria to continue peace talks

     
    United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan arrived in Damascus on Sunday for his latest round of talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad. The former U.N chief’s arrival in the Syrian capital came after Annan acknowledged to a French newspaper that his...
  • Travel & Leisure’s list of Top 10 Romantic Getaways

     
    Travel & Leisure magazine picks its 20 Romantic Getaways for 2009. It's a list that includes New York City; Grenada; Bora-Bora; Savannah, Georgia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Istanbul, Turkey. The dream, escapes are featured in the magazine...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Halloween inspirations from Taylor Momsen and 'Glee's' version of 'Rocky Horror'

     
    -- Our Jenn Harris has given you a lot of Halloween costume ideas recently, but here's another one, thanks to FabSugar: Taylor Momsen. The rocker and "Gossip Girl" actress can be recreated with some thigh-high fishnets, a slashed tank, short......
  • MIDDLE EAST: Eid al Adha animal slaughter sparks debate in Muslim world

     
    Animal rights activists are speaking out against the treatment of millions of animals that will be killed and eaten during the Eid al Adha holiday, as suppliers and butchers are accused of ignoring religious edicts on humane slaughter. On Friday,......
  • 'Next Stop for Charlie': No-frills DIY travel show on Showtime

     
    Neil and Michael Mandt wanted to produce a TV series that would highlight their love for travel and adventure in foreign lands. But there were obstacles: They had little money, no actors, and no script. No problem. Through cunning and......