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  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • Diane Watson's retirement inspires a look back

    In Los Angeles, history often seems to careen on with hardly a backward glance. Last week, as Diane Watson announced that she would retire this year from Congress, history suffused the room and there were backward glances aplenty. In the conference...
  • The Darfur deception

    The Sept. 29 killing of 10 African Union peacekeepers in south Darfur by a splinter faction of one of the main anti-Sudanese government insurgent groups was shocking -- but especially so to those who have only followed the Darfur tragedy through the...
  • Book Review: A bountiful realm of our very own making

    Book Review: A bountiful realm of our very own making
    Memory Wall Stories Anthony Doerr Scribner: 246 pp., $24 Anthony Doerr opens "Memory Wall," his second volume of short stories, with an epigraph from Surrealist director Luis Buñuel. "You have to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces,"...
  • Disney film crews head to the wilds for "Earth"

    Disney film crews head to the wilds for "Earth"
    In 2005, this little French nature documentary came along and changed the box-office rules. March of the Penguins earned $77 million in U.S. theaters. And Disney, which distributed the film in some countries, including France, took notice. The studio that...
  • Bears roll to North lead without 3 starters

    Bears roll to North lead without 3 starters
    Defensive end Alex Brown wanted to clarify for those who figured the Bears didn't miss Tommie Harris on Sunday. "I wouldn't go that far," Brown said of his suspended teammate. "You don't find a guy with Tommie's ability every day. You can't just walk...
  • Bears beat Lions to keep lead in NFC North

    Bears beat Lions to keep lead in NFC North
    Playing alongside Matt Forte in a game situation only verified what Rex Grossman thought about the rookie running back all along. "Beyond his physical ability, he's extremely smart, one of the smartest guys on the team," Grossman said. "He knows the...
  • Elephants put on a show to remember

    There comes a day when even the most popular of shows has to close. "Oklahoma!," "Cats," even "The Lion King" -- each dazzled Broadway for years and then departed. And so the elephant show at the Wild Animal Park, an attraction at Tembo Stadium since...
  • A Ruthian Drive

    This is a work of historical fiction. Courant Staff Writer Dom Amore has created a fictional, fairly well-to-do Hartford family of 1923, lucky enough to secure four great tickets to the first game at Yankee Stadium. The characters reflect some of the...
  • Tours and cruises in Europe, Africa and Mexico

    FRANCE, ITALY Well placed in EuropeAmble through the Louvre and climb the Spanish Steps on an 11-day package trip to Europe that includes Paris, Rome, Venice and Florence. Centrally located hotels mean easy access to attractions: In Paris, visit the...
  • New zoo opens in Valencia, Spain

    Valencia, Spain, is continuing to create showcases for creatures great and small. The city this month opened the first phase of Bioparc Valencia. The $94-million zoo has re-created savanna and African rain-forest habitats for zebras, lions, gazelles,...