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  • DVD Review: Top Gear, 14 & 15

     
    Well, there goes another weekend. There isn't a lot of TV that I find addicting. But the one show I watch obsessively these days is the Brit import, “Top Gear.” I grew up in the South, and for most males down here, you're a car guy by...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 12, 1941

     
    Feb. 12, 1941: Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, writes about his experiences in Romania. “Poor old beautiful, callous, hard-luck Rumania, a happy-go-lucky country trying not to be sad and finding it hard going,"......
  • Nokia to cut 3,500 jobs by 2012 in latest round of layoffs

     
    Nokia announced its second round of layoffs in the last 6 months as it restructures itself in the face of taking on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, this time with this time a total of 3,500 job cuts tied to "manufacturing, Location & Commerce,...
  • 4th Baby Dies in Maternity Hospital Explosion

    4th Baby Dies in Maternity Hospital Explosion
    BUCHAREST, Romania -- A fourth baby died Tuesday and seven remained in critical condition following a fire at a Bucharest maternity hospital that the health minister called "one of the darkest tragedies" in Romania's health system. Authorities launched...
  • Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida

    Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida
    It was one of those deals people dream of finding on Internet auction sites — a 2005 Honda Accord for sale for $2,700 by an American serviceman about to be transferred overseas. An eager buyer sent money to a wire transfer counter inside a...
  • World War II flier: 'It was from hell to ecstasy'

    World War II flier: 'It was from hell to ecstasy'
    Last of two parts THE STORY SO FAR: Donald E. Miller bails out of a stricken B-24 over the Austria-Hungary border in March 1945. He and two others from the crew walk to an Austrian town as German troops are retreating from the Red Army. The fliers decide...
  • Sewing the whole show together

    Sewing the whole show together
    Actress Lynn Milgrim will step onto the main stage at South Coast Repertory on Friday night as Mrs. Carrie Watts. To inhabit the role of the protagonist in Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful," Milgrim will don an old-fashioned lavender cotton dress. The...
  • Howard Fishman plays Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Oct. 14

    Howard Fishman plays Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Oct. 14
    Singer-songwriter Howard Fishman, who's bringing a five-piece band to Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford this Friday, always seems to have five projects going at once. Currently, there’s the Basement Tapes Project, a review of the music Bob Dylan...
  • 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-...
  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adults can enjoy Halloween too

    You have one week. Not to live — until Halloween. Sorry, didn't mean to scare you. As you know, Halloween is the official, certified start of the holiday season. How is that possible? Wasn't the Fourth of July about six weeks ago? Wasn't Labor...
  • Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted

    Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted
    A 10-year-old girl gave birth in Spain and her mother couldn't be happier. The Romanian Gypsy says she's "delighted" to have a new granddaughter and doesn't understand why the birth was such a shock to anyone, let alone why it became and international...