| Oct 19, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Sarah's on vacation and missed last night's 'Amazing Race.' Unleashed blogger Jill Rosen has graciously donated her time and talents to this mini-recap of Sunday's episode. Enjoy!This week's Amazing Race in a nutshell: The teams were in Dubai. They...
| Oct 26, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Last night's Amazing Race had the closest finish I have ever seen, and we've witnessed all-out sprints to the end. Has anyone ever quit a task because of fear like that before? Not that I can remember, and certainly not......
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Aug. 21-Sept. 1
Montreal World Festival
Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:06 PM
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Mosul Dam was always meant to be a symbol of Iraq's grandiose ambition to escape poverty and underdevelopment.
But from the start, the $1.5 billion barrier north of the city was beset with significant engineering problems, now made...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Thanks to 7-year-old gelding Side Glance, Leanne Masterton has become a woman of the thoroughbred world.
The European counterpart to assistant trainers in this country is the "traveling head lad" but, because Masterton is a woman, it's more...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Port Canaveral’s deal with a Middle East company, Gulftainer, to expand cargo operations may face further review for security issues.
U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-San Diego, called for review of the deal in a July 29 letter to U.S. Treasury...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Middle East luxury airline Emirates will begin service Tuesday from Chicago O’Hare.
The first Emirates flight is slated to arrive at O’Hare at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday from Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. The daily direct...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Anyone feel like going shopping in a really big way? Dubai, United Arab Emirates, recently announced plans to build the biggest mall in the world, one that would house 100 hotels, 8 million square feet of stores and retail outlets, a wellness center, a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Name: iON Air Pro 3 Wi-Fi
What it is: A lightweight waterproof camcorder with a fixed-focus antifog lens and built-in Wi-Fi. It shoots 1080p or 720p high-definition video. Stills can be 5MP or 12MP captured in single, burst or time-lapse modes....
| Jul 15, 2014
If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:13 PM
My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...