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Prague (Czech Republic)

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  • America travelers best off avoiding the euro

    Before 21-year-old Neel Bhuta spent a semester abroad last year, the New York University economics and history major carefully studied the cost of a beer abroad. In Prague, Czech Republic, $2 was expensive by his standards, even compared with the $8 he...
  • Legislature Left Nursing-Home Reforms On Table

    For months, state Sen. Edith Prague rallied support for nursing-home reforms from Democratic leaders and advocates for the elderly, telling anyone who would listen that "this is the year" for improvements to minimum-staffing requirements and stronger...
  • Deluca's Fate Hard For Senate To Decide

    There are things about Sen. Louis DeLuca's case that no one, including the senator himself, disputes. ``I pled guilty because I was,'' DeLuca told a Senate committee last Monday under oath. That guilty plea, for conspiracy to threaten, had its roots in a...
  • Live: The Los Angeles Philharmonic with Andrew Davis, Isabel Leonard and Orion Weiss

    Live: The Los Angeles Philharmonic with Andrew Davis, Isabel Leonard and Orion Weiss
    Youth was served Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, with veteran British conductor Andrew Davis ably leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all-Mozart program featuring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and pianist Orion Weiss. Davis, music director...
  • Brothel promises to make its clients reality stars

    If you want to watch Nick having sex with a prostitute, he's happy to let you. The 36-year-old bank-security technician drove eight hours from his home in Metz, France, to Big Sister, a Prague brothel, where customers peruse a touch-screen menu of...
  • Reforms Urged For Nursing Homes

    Saying that Haven Healthcare's troubled record should serve as a wake-up call, state Senate leaders on Wednesday proposed a package of nursing-home reforms aimed at boosting staffing, improving financial accountability and increasing public scrutiny of...
  • Nursing Home Changes Sought

    Nursing Home Changes Sought
    Nursing homes would have 10 months to comply with new staffing standards that would more than double the minimum hours of nursing care per resident now required by state law, under a plan presented Wednesday by Democratic legislative leaders. The...
  • Obama: Human rights key to Asian future

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, delivering the first major public address of his Asian tour, told an audience in Tokyo -- Saturday morning there, Friday evening here in Washington -- that the United States "will always stand on the......
  • Obama's nuke-free world

    Obama's nuke-free world
    Today's topic: Was President Obama right or naive to call for a world without any nuclear weapons? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld debate the future of U.S. policy on nuclear proliferation. The world is waiting on the U.S. Point: Andrew Grotto...
  • Obama's new START: Health and security

     
    by Mark Silva This is somewhat more complicated than walking and chewing gum at the same time, this achievement of the biggest healthcare initiative since Medicare and negotiation of a treaty with Russia curtailing the arsenals of nuclear arms, but......
  • Obama limiting nuclear weaponry

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 1:30 pm with statement As President Barack Obama prepares to travel to Prague this week to sign a new START agreement with Russia, the administration today is unveiling new guidelines for the deployment of......
  • Nuclear arsenal cut: U.S.-Russian treaty

     
    By Christi Parsons and updated again at 8:40 am EDT PRAGUE -- With an agreement to scale back the weaponry of the world's two greatest nuclear powers, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a long-sought treaty that......