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  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?
    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • New Jersey Ebola scare over; man does not have disease

    New Jersey Ebola scare over; man does not have disease
    The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas...
  • Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people

    Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people
    A Liberian man who was turned away from a Dallas hospital last week only to return days later and test positive for Ebola told a nurse he had recently been in Africa, but that information did not appear in the electronic medical record provided to the...
  • Returning From Work In Liberia, Yale Researchers Will Sequester Themselves For 21 Days

    Two Yale doctoral students returning from research in Liberia on Saturday have agreed to sequester themselves for three weeks, even though they are not exhibiting symptoms of the Ebola virus that they traveled to West Africa to study. In a letter...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • Greece by small ship

    Greece by small ship
    An image of island hopping and booze-fueled partying with jet-setters might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cruising around Greece, but think again. You can cruise the birthplace of Western civilization in a bit more thoughtful...
  • Travelers should avoid Lesotho and Eritrea, State Department says

    Among the State Department's recent warnings and alerts: Lesotho: It has advised U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Lesotho because of the "security situation." Last month, an attempted coup in Lesotho, which is enveloped by South Africa and...
  • Four travel-related reasons to upgrade your iPhone to the new iOS 8

    If you have an iPhone and have been debating whether or not to upgrade your software to iOS 8 now or later after reading early reviews focused on frustrating download times and memory demands, I can assure you that there are some travel-related perks to...
  • Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong

    Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong
    Of all the weighty issues about self-rule and democracy confronting China and Hong Kong, the former British colony that reverted to mainland control in 1997, who could have imagined it would come to this? A 2-year-old boy defecating on a Hong Kong...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
  • Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan

    Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan
    Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney...