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  • Spying scandal makes clear that Europe must declare independence

    PARIS -- The crisis caused in Europe by American intelligence interceptions of its allies' electronic communications derives from a problem Europeans have known and put up with since the Second World War. The time has come to call a halt. It can only...
  • Jeremy Renner to Narrate History's World War Series

    Jeremy Renner is set to narrate History's three-night event series "The World Wars." The series tells the story of three decades of war from the perspective of men like Franklin Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler, George Patton, Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill,...
  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Get around on local transit

    Don't be apprehensive about navigating public transit just because you're overseas. Transit systems in much of the world, especially in popular destinations, are at least as good as those at home and often better, and most include stops to the main...
  • France, a down-in-the-dumps nation

    PARIS — Not long ago, I attended a colloquium of French scientists and philosophers in Corsica, France, called "How to Think About the Future." With few exceptions, the astrophysicists, economists, physicians and social theorists on hand offered...
  • Cannes 2014: Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' to open festival

    Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
  • Obama stoops, doesn't conquer

    "L'etat, c'est moi." — Louis XIV. "This nation. Me." — Barack Obama, third presidential debate. OK, OK. I'll give you the context. Obama was talking about "when Tunisians began to protest, this nation, me, my administration, stood with...
  • Web Buzz: Smart Layover app points the way during long waits

    Layovers don't have to be a pain in the derrière. This app points you to short-term hotel stays, tours and travel deals to help you fill the hours. Name: Smart Layover Available for: Android, BlackBerry, iOS What it does: Shows travelers on long...
  • Baltimore-born producer to develop Josephine Baker musical

    The chanteuse Josephine Baker was the toast of Paris during the Roaring '20s and 1930s. She was exotic. She was sultry. She was chic. She was the highest-paid pre-World War II entertainer in Europe. She was, above all else, sui generis. Her life is...
  • Carla Hayden's French favorites

    If you go Getting there While many airlines fly to Paris from Baltimore's BWI-Marshall Airport, none are direct flights. It is quicker, and often cheaper, to fly nonstop from Dulles Airport right into Charles de Gaulle Airport. Round-trip flights...
  • Buy, buy Paris

     Buy, buy Paris
    PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter. I visit twice a year on business, for...