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  • 2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash

    2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash
    I come from a long line of Europeans -- illiterate, mud-eating Europeans from the Outer Hebrides, to be exact, whose idea of a good time was to go down to the firth and watch the plague victims wash out to sea. Even so, I've always had an affinity for the...
  • Five keys to saving on flights to Europe

    More flights, lower fares. That was the promise of the so-called open skies agreement, which, at the end of this month, will allow more airlines to fly between the U.S. and Europe. The reality: more flights, mixed fares. If you plan to fly to Europe...
  • Beijing simmering over 'the Egg'

    It's the building Beijing residents love to hate. The dome of the new National Center for the Performing Arts glows luminescent as it emerges from a reflecting pool like a pearl or a rising sun. At least that's the impression the French architects of...
  • Tracing the roots of democracy in N.Y.

    When I planned my first trip to New York City — so long ago that one of the biggest-selling guidebooks was titled "New York on $5 a Day" — I read that this was the only city besides Washington where the president could visit and most residents...
  • Our reader recommendations

    Each week in "Readers Recommend," the Travel section shares tips on worthwhile lodgings, restaurants, tour guides and other resources on the road. Here is a roundup of some of the recommendations published in the last year. Although the information here...
  • Normandy mission

    Normandy mission
    Today, on the 60th anniversary of D-day, world leaders are gathering in Normandy on the north coast of France. Fireworks will light the sky over Arromanches-les-Bains, where the Allies constructed an artificial harbor to support troops infiltrating the...
  • From the archives: Hot and Cold Over 2 Centuries

    PARIS -- One sign of the improving mood in Franco-American relations came recently when American Robert J. Fitzpatrick, president of the new Euro Disneyland under construction outside Paris, went to the Elysee Palace office of a senior French official...
  • The long and winding road

    Hilburn worked with Michael Jackson during 1984 and early 1985 on a book Jackson is writing for Doubleday. Michael Jackson's $47.5-million purchase of the Beatles' song collection last month was the climax of 10 months of intense, complicated and...
  • THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

    Michael Jackson's $47.5-million purchase of the Beatles' song collection last month was the climax of 10 months of intense, complicated and confusing on-again, off-again negotiations. The package--of which the Beatles music was only part of the nearly 4,...