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  • Ferrari Owner Is Minus His Second Car

    Ferrari Owner Is Minus His Second Car
    Stefan Eriksson's famous exotic car collection keeps shrinking. First, the former European videogame executive's rare Enzo Ferrari was destroyed in a mysterious crash Feb. 21 on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. Then, on Sunday, he lost his 2005...
  • Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash

    Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash
    UPPSALA, Sweden — Before he shattered a red Ferrari in Malibu and became grist for Internet legend, Bo Stefan Eriksson ran a criminal gang in Sweden, raced cars in Europe, skippered a yacht called Snow White and helped run a video game company...
  • It's always the past on an island called Mackinac

    The dining room at the Hotel Iroquois is one of the many places here that conspire to escape the present. If not back to the 1912 of "Somewhere in Time," a 1980 cult film set on this island where Great Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, then somewhere into...
  • Villaraigosa to Travel to England, Then Visit Asia for a 16-Day Trade Mission

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, embarking on the first international forays of his year-old administration, will pay a short visit to England next week followed by a 16-day trade mission to Asia in October. With the back-to-back trips,...
  • S. Africa, told in a pony's tale

    HE was a skinny gray Soweto coal horse standing in the road with dull eyes, a filthy coat and his head hanging low. He had raw sores from an ill-fitting harness, hollows between each rib and protruding hips. Just 18 months old, he was too young to be...
  • Academy reaches around the globe

    Academy reaches around the globe
    Most days, everyone in Hollywood assumes that the world revolves around them. But as the nominations for the Academy Awards proved, show business is now revolving around the world. In saluting movies that were often made outside the nation's borders...
  • A case study in crime

    A case study in crime
    Even as "Children of Men," Alfonso CuarĂ³n's future fairy tale of humanity teetering on a precipice, proves that cautionary tales of dystopia and its corrective design do not require a science fiction setting, along comes "Breaking and Entering," a new...
  • Keep your friends close

    Keep your friends close
    The United States has a problem: We're killing off our allies. If you blinked, you might have missed the story that has infuriated Britain: The leak of a videotape from the cockpit of the U.S. A-10 plane responsible for a "friendly fire" bombing of a...
  • News, links and observations about Latin America

    Maradona suffers another health scare The soccer legend was hospitalized in Buenos Aires today after experiencing abdominal pains, doctors said. This was just two days after he was released following a two-week clinic stay for alcohol-related ailments....
  • Get tough on Iran

    HOLLYWOOD HAS an almost inexhaustible capacity to irritate politicians, both foreign and domestic. The recent film "300," which tells the story of a few hundred Greeks holding off a massive army of invading Persians in 480 BC — saving Western...
  • Carbon trading won't work

    Economists, some environmentalists and a growing gaggle of politicians are pushing a grand strategy that a market mechanism — known as "carbon cap and trade" — can rescue us fastest from a climate catastrophe. But early evidence suggests...
  • BRITISH (GQ) INVASION

    BRITISH (GQ) INVASION
    It felt a bit as if the British had invaded the Beverly Hills Hotel last night at a cocktail party hosted by Sir Elton John, David Furnish and Burberry's creative director Christopher Bailey who marshaled the forces in honor of British "GQ's" Hollywood...