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  • Cruise line listings

    Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
  • How Safe Is Your Elevator?

    How Safe Is Your Elevator?
    At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
  • Blood weed

    Today, Stimson and Sullum address the relationship between drug laws and violence. Previously, they compared drug legalization and decriminalization, debated the federal government's authority to raid local marijuana dispensaries, and discussed past...
  • Miep Gies dies at 100; gave protection to Anne Frank

    Miep Gies dies at 100; gave protection to Anne Frank
    Miep Gies, who played a pivotal role in introducing to the world the poignant diary of the young Anne Frank and in relating the Frank family's failed attempt to hide from the Nazis, has died. She was 100. Gies died Monday after a short illness, according...
  • Obama: Intel failed 'to connect the dots'

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama today cited "unacceptable" failures in the American intelligence system that allowed an accused terrorist to board a U.S.-bound Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day, and promised changes to avert future...
  • Bonaire: Dutch mariachis, nude snorkelers and the incomparable Captain Don

    Bonaire: Dutch mariachis, nude snorkelers and the incomparable Captain Don
    "How's your fish?" I was having dinner at a waterfront restaurant, my first evening in Bonaire, and the question from the man at the next table didn't surprise me. The island has been attracting people interested in fish ever since the rakish Don Stewart...
  • Readers recommend: Utah inn and Dutch lodgings

    UTAH Heaven in minutes The Castle Valley Inn is a beautiful, comfortable and affordable selection. Just minutes from the Colorado River, the national parks and Moab. The inn is nestled in the Castle Valley, familiar from movies. Castle Valley Inn, HC64...
  • Sex, drugs and second thoughts

    Sex, drugs and second thoughts
    Amsterdam The vacation sort of just flew by. After dropping their packs at a hostel, Ryan Ainsworth and his buddy Richie Bendelow found a shop selling 500 herbal potions that promised to make them high and happy in 500 ways. But the young British...
  • Jacques Brel alive is again in Rogers Park

    Mention Jacques Brel and you summon up images of cabaret stools, turtlenecks, berets and pretentious chanteuses with bad French accents trying to get their lips around "Ne Me Quitte Pas." For that, we have to blame the ubiquitous "Jacques Brel is Alive...
  • The Dutch embrace Messiaen

    The Dutch embrace Messiaen
    AMSTERDAM -- There have been some things even the most dazed Dutch, hazy-headed from the legal hash and marijuana sold in "coffee shops," probably couldn't have missed this month in their teeming capital. Construction is everywhere, especially along the...
  • 2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash

    2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash
    I come from a long line of Europeans -- illiterate, mud-eating Europeans from the Outer Hebrides, to be exact, whose idea of a good time was to go down to the firth and watch the plague victims wash out to sea. Even so, I've always had an affinity for the...
  • See Washington, D.C., like a local

    Washington is steeling itself for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20. Hotels have long sold out, and space on residents' floors is going by the square foot. But visitors have reason to be excited. They'll be on hand for a historic...