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  • Kids: Start them collecting

    Kids always have a wish list handy -- items gleaned from TV or their friends. But, for aunts, uncles, cousins or close family friends who want to give a child something more lasting, start them on the road to collecting. From dolls and model cars to rocks...
  • 10 ways to take a sabbatical

    10 ways to take a sabbatical
    Escaping the 9-to-5 slog to live in Italy, promote a book, or motorcycle through South America might sound like an impossible dream. But with a little planning, luck, and clever negotiation, it just might be possible. We found five people who managed to...
  • Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI

    Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI
    Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
  • Defense: Rana was victim of a con man

    Tahawwur Rana was the victim of a cunning con man who used him to ease his travel abroad as he worked with terrorists on planning the deadly 2008 attack in Mumbai. "Nothing is simple when it comes to David Headley," Rana's attorney, Patrick Blegen,...
  • How to weather vacation season

    How to weather vacation season
    Business travel slows during summer, but it doesn't disappear. It also carries its own unique set of challenges. Chris McGinnis, a travel consultant who writes and blogs for several outlets, including for the Best Western hotel chain as its business...
  • Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick

    Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick
    Whether they're planning to travel to Italy, Tibet or Argentina, Larry and Bonnie Ohler call Lynda Maxwell first. Maxwell, the owner of Destinations Inc. travel agency, has been helping the Ellicott City couple plan vacations for years — booking...
  • Laughs in translation in David Henry Hwang's shrewd new 'Chinglish'

    At the moment in David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish" when Sino-American business relations develop to the point a Chinese buyer and a U.S. seller find themselves in bed together, you get a sudden flashback to "M. Butterfly." That brilliant 23-year-old drama,...
  • Burbank taxi fleet full of hybrids

    The taxi fleet in Burbank is getting greener, and soon those greener pastures will make their way to Glendale. The City Cab lot near Bob Hope Airport sports roughly 110 taxi cabs and minivans. Forty-six of those vehicles, or 42%, are now either gas-...
  • Political Landscape: Governor calls lame-duck budget session

    Governor callse lame-duck budget session State Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) will go to Sacramento next week for an emergency budget session called by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But it is unlikely the state's...
  • Planning your hostel stay

    Planning your hostel stay
    What to know Do your homework before you check in. Go to Hostelworld.com or Hostels.com to read reviews by other travelers and see current rankings, which tend to be reliable. Smaller hostels tend to have a stronger communal feel, though you're in closer...
  • Physician pay, medical disclosure rules criticized

    The payments and "VIP trips" given to a Maryland cardiologist by Abbott Laboratories for parties and consulting work — disclosed in a federal report released Monday — are just what new legislation and industry guidelines are supposed to...