| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| Aug 2, 2010
| 6:08 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The UAE's telecom regulator says BlackBerry e-mail, messaging and Web browsing services will be blocked for foreign visitors too.
The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority said in an e-mailed response to questions from The...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 10:03 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- BlackBerry makers struck a deal Sunday with Saudi Arabia to hold off a ban of the device's communication in the Arab world's largest economy.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says the plan involves placing a BlackBerry...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site.
Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 12:12 AM
Alfalfa growers considering an additional tool to help bring in a harvest are concerned about possible export bans from lucrative markets currently buying Imperial County produce.
Roundup Ready alfalfa is a crop with genetically modified organisms...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 1:35 AM
After depressed sales three years ago, alfalfa exports to China doubled and may be a sign of growth for the year ahead.
China understands the value of better-quality dairy cattle, said Adam Lyerly, El Toro Exports, sales manager. And U.S. hay has...
| Jul 7, 2011
"The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab Emirates" and "Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado."
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's exhibition runs from June 30 to Sept. 4. The Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203)...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling.
The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
As a Muslim from the United States traveling to study in the Middle East, I assumed this would be the end to discrimination and prejudice toward me for being a Muslim, but I soon discovered otherwise. Even in a Muslim country, there were ways in which I...
| May 15, 2011
| 8:40 AM
The New York Time is reporting that Erik Prince, Holland Native and Blackwater founder, has been hired to build a battalion operation in the Middle East.
Prince was hired by Abu Dhabi to build the 800-member battalion of non-Muslim foreign troops for...
| Jun 21, 2009
Rey Torres dreamed of a better life for his wife and five children when he left a neighborhood of wooden shacks and burning trash piles to drive a bus on a U.S. military base near Baghdad.
He hoped to send his children to college and build a new home...