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  • 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...
  • Blame all around for Vietnam War

    In the winter of 1954-55, State Department intelligence analyst Paul Kattenburg was in Saigon puzzling over the wisest course for U.S. policymakers. France, with its army defeated at Dien Bien Phu and colonial ambitions in Asia at an end, was preparing...
  • Chefs Wolfgang Puck, Masaharu Morimoto talk airport food [Video]

    The evolution of airport food continues, from stale burgers in the past to today's higher-end offerings from Spago founder Wolfgang Puck and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Puck's Wolfgang Puck Express and Morimoto's Skewers restaurants, now open at LAX,...
  • Rick Atkinson closes his war trilogy with 'The Guns at Last Light'

    After calling it a masterpiece of deep reporting and powerful storytelling, what more needs to be said of Rick Atkinson's trilogy about World War II? The first volume, "An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943" received the Pulitzer Prize for...
  • Marking Richard Nixon's 100th birthday -- with a map

     
    Richard Nixon map: "Native Son Richard Nixon's Southern California: My Life on a Map!" follows the life of the only White House occupant born and raised in Southern California....
  • Packing a bag to stay under airlines' weight limits and avoid fees

    Packing a bag to stay under airlines' weight limits and avoid fees
    After a lifetime of traveling internationally and paying zillions of dollars for going over the weight limit, I have changed my gluttonous, overpacking ways. I am now Someone Who Packs Light. To wit: I have been living for nearly three months out of a...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Carnett: Seeing the future on the screen

    I'm not normally a prescient sort of fellow. ESP isn't hardwired into my DNA. But, the other night I felt eerily and unmistakably clairvoyant. I knew what was going to happen before it happened in the lives of others. No, I didn't see dead people....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • And the biggest newsmaker of 2010 is....

     
    Loath as I am to play into Time's annual bid for attention with its "Person of the Year," I nevertheless give you the results of the magazine's reader poll for the designation -- please, not the honor -- of the......