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  • Nonstop flights to Iceland from BWI will start June 2015

    Nonstop flights to Iceland from BWI will start June 2015
    Passengers will be able to take nonstop trips to Iceland from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport beginning next year, the airport announced Wednesday. WOW air, a three-year-old Icelandic low-fare airline that flies between...
  • Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations

    Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations
    WHAT: As Halloween approaches, the spooky and not-so-spooky events at Central Florida theme parks begin to fade. Here's a wrap-up of what's left in the bag. •SeaWorld Orlando: The park's Spooktacular, a gentle trick-or-treat affair, runs Saturday...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...
  • Sound Advice: Looking for pro-quality telephoto zoom

    Q: I have a Sony Alpha digital SLR camera with the 18-55mm lens that came with it in the kit. My daughter performs in gymnastics and I want to buy a pro-quality telephoto zoom lens with a fast F/2.8 aperture to use at the tournaments. I've been doing a...
  • FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15

    FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15
    Package delivery company FedEx on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15. The Memphis-based company said it looks to move more than 290 million packages between...
  • DeLorean Motor Co. Takes Film Fans 'Back to the Future'

     
    Crazy to think for those of us who are old enough to have seen "Back to the Future" in its original run, but we've nearly reached that famed "future" date when Doc Brown flew Marty McFly 30 years into the......
  • Australia cruise means a lot of time at sea but with some great stops

     Australia cruise means a lot of time at sea but with some great stops
    If you love days as sea and have plenty of time and money, the Boomerang Voyage from Cruise Specialists should float your boat. This is a two-month vacation package round trip from the U.S. to Australia, with the outbound cruise aboard Cunard's Queen...
  • Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent

    Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent
    How does an old-fashioned print-era company — formerly known as the Yellow Pages — attract top Westside talent to its offices in Glendale as it tries to remake itself as an online local search company? For those who live in hip parts L.A., the...
  • Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports

    Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports
    In a glass tower topped with solar panels, wind turbines and rooftop gardens, a team of architects and planners who helped turn a once-moribund industrial tract into a trendy neighborhood in this river port town is crafting ways to bring street life and...
  • Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president

    Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president
    The former Kate Middleton is back to her official duties and has made her first public appearances since announcing the royal-baby sequel. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, joined husband Prince William on Tuesday to welcome Singapore's president to...