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  • I'm stuck with two car rental bills

    I'm stuck with two car rental bills
    Pat Shopher's car rental experience in Germany ends in confusion when her reservation is canceled and then reinstated at a higher rate. Now she has two bills for the same rental. What should she do? Q: My husband and I recently rented a car via...
  • Go Away With ... Evan Morgenstein

    Sports agent Evan Morgenstein is used to the comparisons to Tom Cruise's character in "Jerry Maguire." But he says that Jeremy Pivens' portrayal of uber-agent Ari Gold in "Entourage" was more true to life, because Gold ticked more people off. "I'm a...
  • Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner

    Go Away With ... Bruce Jenner
    After winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Bruce Jenner figured he'd be recognizable for a few years before fading out of the public's eyes. Little did he know that three decades later, he would be instantly...
  • What's New in Germany, Hungary, and Austria for 2013

    Three countries with a rich heritage -- Germany, Hungary, and Austria -- each have a constantly evolving sightseeing scene. Here's the latest: Getting into the Reichstag, Berlin's parliament building (with its striking 155-foot-tall glass cupola), has...
  • European train travel: Fast and fun

    Great European train stations stir my wanderlust. In Munich, about to catch a train, I stand under the station's towering steel and glass rooftop and study the big schedule board. It lists a dozen departures. Every few minutes, the letters and numbers...
  • Rental car companies never stop trying to gouge you

    Rental car companies never stop trying to gouge you
    INNSBRUCK, Austria -- Car rental companies just hate it when you don't buy their overpriced collision damage waiver "insurance." No matter that you have coverage through your credit card, as many do, or that you bought the much cheaper coverage your...
  • Trans-Atlantic military cooperation gets complicated in Afghanistan

    PARIS -- The annual Munich Security Conference is regularly the scene for the complaints of American official and semi-official participants deploring Europe's failure "to pull its weight" in defense, "free-riding" on American efforts, and failing to...
  • Here comes the long stall

    And so it begins. Call it The Long Stall -- and, no, that's not the name of a Raymond Chandler detective novel. It's the name of the oldest trick in any world-class aggressor's book. And its secret is simple: Keep promising the suckers peace and they'll...
  • The slick salesman from Teheran

    A man "may smile, and smile, and be a villain," to quote a play of some renown called "The Tragedy of Hamlet" (Act I, Scene V). This suave new "moderate" president of Iran smiles and smiles, too. Experienced and worldly diplomat that he is, His Excellency...
  • The debate over Gwyneth Paltrow's leggy look

    The debate over Gwyneth Paltrow's leggy look
    In last week's Fashion Diary column, I wrote about the wardrobe choices of Gwyneth Paltrow during her recent publicity tour through L.A., when she appeared at events promoting her new cookbook and personal trainer Tracy Anderson's new fitness studio....
  • Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist dies; Hitler assassination plotter

    Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last known surviving member of the German resistance group that tried unsuccessfully to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, has died. He was 90. He died Friday at his home in Munich, his wife, Gundula von Kleist,...
  • Bayern Munich wins Champions League with last-minute goal

    Bayern Munich wins Champions League with last-minute goal
    LONDON (Reuters) - A brilliant Franco-Dutch move involving Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben in the final minutes settled a memorable all-German Champions League final as Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday. Frenchman Ribery's...