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  • 2014 Capital Readers Choice: Entertainment and Dining

    2014 Capital Readers Choice: Entertainment and Dining
    Best Asian Food Winner: Lemongrass Finalist: Jack’s Fortune Restaurant Finalist: Joss Café & Sushi Bar Best Bagels Winner: Naval Bagels Finalist: Bagels and… Finalist: Einstein Bros Bagels Best Bakery Winner: Great Harvest...
  • Ukraine and the American expansionism

    Events in Ukraine are a continuing and increasingly dangerous prolongation of a Cold War supposedly called off at the meeting between President Ronald Reagan and Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev in January 1992. These events may be read as driven by ideology...
  • SnoJoy Cafe Offers Marvelous Shaved Ice And Snow Desserts

    SnoJoy Cafe Offers Marvelous Shaved Ice And Snow Desserts
    Shaved ice desserts are found all over the world and have been around for at least a couple of millennia. These can be differentiated from Italian ices, popular in Connecticut, in which the flavor is typically incorporated into the ice before it's frozen....
  • RTL and Reliance ADA Halt TV Venture in India

    HONG KONG - European television giant RTL and India's Reliance ADA Group have ended their broadcast joint venture in India. It lasted just three years. Its closure follows the similar termination of Reliance ADA's joint venture with CBS in January...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea
    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • Yuri Kochiyama dies at 93; civil rights activist, friend of Malcolm X

    Yuri Kochiyama dies at 93; civil rights activist, friend of Malcolm X
    A famous Life magazine photograph from 1965 shows Malcolm X lying on the stage of a New York City ballroom moments after assassins had shot him down. One of the first people who rushed to his side was a petite Asian woman in glasses who is seen cradling...
  • Japan is ready to flex its military

    Japan is ready to flex its military
    Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on Japanese military support? The...
  • Retired officer pleads guilty in Navy bribery scheme

    Retired officer pleads guilty in Navy bribery scheme
    A retired Navy officer pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a bribery scheme involving Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific region. The guilty plea by Edmond Aruffo, 45, who retired in 2007 as a lieutenant commander, marks the fourth defendant in the...
  • Asia to overtake North America as biggest center of personal wealth, study shows

    Asia to overtake North America as biggest center of personal wealth, study shows
    North America, now the world's biggest market for personal wealth, will be overtaken in 2018 by an Asia-Pacific region that is producing an increasing number of millionaires, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group. In the firm's annual review...
  • Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' makes for compelling reading

    Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' makes for compelling reading
    She hasn't decided yet. Or if she has, she's not telling. But if Hillary Rodham Clinton does run for president in 2016, her new book "Hard Choices," a chronicle of her four years as secretary of State, leaves no room for doubt about how she might...
  • The future of India's National Congress dynastic party is in doubt

    The future of India's National Congress dynastic party is in doubt
    It is one of the most storied names in political history, a party synonymous with modern India and an inspiration for revolutionary movements led by the likes of South Africa's Nelson Mandela and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh. But a disastrous performance in...