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  • Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find

    Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find
    Terri and Joe Sparks were thrilled to learn they were expecting twins eight years ago but worried about exposing the future newborns to germs from their menagerie of dogs and cats. Terri's obstetrician, however, told the two pet lovers what a recent...
  • Tero and Jamie Lehessalo: The road to romance

    Tero and Jamie Lehessalo: The road to romance
    There are infinite ways to win a woman's heart. In this case, he gave her the world. Or, to be specific, a world atlas. Jamie Anderson, 27, had already told her best girlfriend, "I like this guy." But when Tero Lehessalo, 33, gave her an atlas for...
  • Helsinki bars break tradition

    Helsinki bars break tradition
    "Finns drink hard," confides Timo Siitonen, bartender and managing director at A21 Cocktail Lounge (a21.fi) in Helsinki. This is especially the case during the long summer days, when the midnight sun encourages tipplers to go for the long haul....
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • 'Top Chef's' Stefan Richter, ready for prime time

    'Top Chef's' Stefan Richter, ready for prime time
    Let's get this out at the start: Almost nothing said by the main character of this story, chef Stefan Richter, is accurately quoted. Otherwise, it would be a bleepin' tiresome story to bleepin' read all the bleepin' way to the bleepin' end. Like this:...
  • Cars.com News Briefs: March 26, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Correspondent Steve Kroft of CBS' "60 Minutes" interviewed Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, who recounted arriving in early 2009 to 54,000 employees fearful of liquidation. The report aired Sunday night. Marchionne...
  • On Location: HBO's 'Hemingway & Gellhorn' sets global stage in San Francisco

     
    In the upcoming HBO movie “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” actors Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman bring to life the passionate and stormy relationship between Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, the inspiration for his novel “...
  • U.S. students post middle-of-the-pack scores on international test

     
    While we were focused on high school grades today in Florida, much of the country's educational world was looking at results from PISA — an international exam given to 15-year-olds to assess reading, math and science skills. The U.S. posted just so-...
  • Monster Mash: Ovation Award winners announced; Sarah Palin 'battle hymn' becomes an online hit

     
    Honored: The winners of the Ovation Awards for the 2009-10 season were announced Monday, with the Geffen Playhouse and Fountain Theatre bringing home the most trophies. (Los Angeles Times) Catchy: A new song called the "Sarah Palin Battle Hymn" --......
  • Nokia CEO Stephen Elop reportedly says company is 'standing on a burning platform'

     
    Nokia is largely abandoning plans for a new smart phone operating system according to a leaked memo from CEO Stephen Elop, who compared the phone maker's recent troubles to a man standing on a burning oil platform, according to reports. In the memo, first...
  • Assigned to forge crucial congressional budget deal, Joe Biden instead visits Finland en route to Moldova

     
    The Democrat will also talk with Russian leaders in Moscow but not about U.S. budget cuts....
  • Government debt fears drive more investors into gold and silver

     
    Gold and silver marched to new highs Monday, benefiting from Standard & Poor’s warning about America’s credit rating and from more turmoil in Europe’s government-debt markets. April gold futures in New York rose $7 to $1,492.30 an ounce,...