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  • Hackers post fake story on PBS website, report Tupac is still alive

    Hackers post fake story on PBS website, report Tupac is still alive
    Online hackers have pirated the PBS website and posted a false story claiming the rapper Tupac Shakur -- who has been dead for almost 15 years -- is alive and living in New Zealand. The group -- called The Lulz Boat -- also posted what it said were...
  • 18 Dead in Suicide Attack at Kabul Hotel

    18 Dead in Suicide Attack at Kabul Hotel
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The nine militants who targeted a Kabul hotel in a brazen attack killed nine other people, officials said Wednesday. All the militants, who were prepared to be suicide bombers, died as well, officials said. Six detonated their...
  • All things Art Deco in Napier, New Zealand

    All things Art Deco in Napier, New Zealand
    At 10:47 a.m. on Feb. 3, 1931, an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale shook the town of Napier, onNew Zealand'sNorth Island, killing 161 people. The fires that followed consumed all but a few reinforced concrete buildings. In 21/2 minutes,...
  • Travel info for Napier, New Zealand

    THE BEST WAY TO NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Napier is offered on Air New Zealand. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,118, excluding taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S.,...
  • PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham

    PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham
    Edward G. 'Ted' Jones Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...
  • If there's fishing, he will go

    If there's fishing, he will go
    Henry Winkler is an actor, author, director and photographer, but if he were to pursue a new career, he says, he'd become a professional fly fisherman. "There's no way I'd compare myself to any of the great fishermen out there," says Winkler, 66. "But...
  • 12 places to visit in 2012

    12 places to visit in 2012
    New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
  • So tired of sauvignon blanc

    So tired of sauvignon blanc
    Q: I love New Zealand sauvignon blanc but am getting bored. Can you recommend some other whites? —Deborah Brill, Highland Park, Ill. A: There are so many possibilities out there I want to name everything I can think of. So I tapped some of my wine...
  • Three Floyds eyes a Chicago brewpub

    Three Floyds eyes a Chicago brewpub
    In Thursday's Dining section, we profile Three Floyds brewery, or, more specifically, the frenzy, mania and hysteria that have coalesced to create what is known in craft beer circles as "The cult of Three Floyds." (See the story here.) The most...
  • If you go: Coromandel, New Zealand

    GETTING THERE From LAX, Air New Zealand, Air Pacific and Qantas all fly to Auckland, New Zealand, nearest major airport to Coromandel Town. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,328. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the...
  • On the Spot: British Airways' silent treatment toward ailing passenger doesn't help its reputation

    On the Spot: British Airways' silent treatment toward ailing passenger doesn't help its reputation
    Question: In 2007, my husband, Neil, and I booked two tickets on British Airways to London. Neil was receiving chemotherapy so we could not fly. British Airways advised us to submit our refund request in writing along with a doctor's note, which we did on...
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...