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  • Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case

    Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case
    The Nissan Leaf isn't for everybody. I could say the same of any car I review, yet for some reason it seems necessary to remind consumers of this fact when detailing electric cars like the Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. Reactions to the nascent EV (electric...
  • U.S. schools chief to push disclosure

    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will call for all states and school districts to make public whether their instructors are doing enough to raise students' test scores and to share other school-level information with parents, according to a text of...
  • U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data

    U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Monday that parents have a right to know if their children's teachers are effective, endorsing the public release of information about how well individual teachers fare at raising their students' test scores....
  • Day 1: Setting sail on the Disney Dream cruise ship

    Day 1: Setting sail on the Disney Dream cruise ship
    Now aboard the Disney Dream, I’ve been busy the last few days, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday and all four theme parks at Walt Disney World’s resort on...
  • State Fair to reopen Monday after tragic accident that left 5 dead

    State Fair to reopen Monday after tragic accident that left 5 dead
    Officials at the State Fairgrounds held a news conference Sunday at 10 a.m., updating the media on the stage collapse at the Sugarland concert Saturday night.   Governor Mitch Daniels addressed the media saying, "There was no way we could have foreseen...
  • The Review: Waterloo & City

    The Review: Waterloo & City
    When a former L'Orangerie chef breaks ranks with his fellow French chefs, runs a renegade pop-up restaurant and fantasizes about landing the first food truck on the Champs-Élysées, then times, you know, are changing. Over several iterations Bastide has...
  • The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street

    The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street
    Third Street is on its way to becoming the latest restaurant row with a slew of openings slated for the next few months. Already open, a second restaurant from Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo of Animal in the old Cynthia's space just east of Orlando Avenue....
  • Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California

    Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California
    Tucked in the back room of a tiny powdered-sugar-dusted San Fernando Valley storefront, Armand Sahakian patiently tends to the sweet syrup bubbling in two giant copper caldrons. Six days a week, the owner of Nory Candy & Pastry delicately flavors each...
  • Fighting mosques in the name of freedom

    Fighting mosques in the name of freedom
    Last year, a Muslim congregation in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a pleasant college town of about 110,000 people southeast of Nashville, decided that the time had come to build a proper mosque. For 20 years or more, the town's roughly 250 Muslim families had met...
  • The secret is out in Oak Ridge

    The secret is out in Oak Ridge
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The poster's hush-hush tone said it all: "What you see here, what you do here, what you hear here, when you leave here, let it stay here." Here in the rolling hills of eastern Tennessee, America built one of three secret cities...
  • Supplement your sex life: five offbeat aphrodisiacs

     
    Cocooned in cars, it can be hard to encounter sex-worthy partners in the sprawl of Los Angeles. But if you've clicked with someone and decided that whoopee's in the forecast, it doesn't hurt to bolster your lust with tonics to keep the chemistry flowing....