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  • WWI, the not so great war

    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • Parents of terminally ill child sue after son dies following make-a-wish-style ride

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Government/Legal, Porsche Some stories are so sad and depressing, they make you want to go back to bed and pull the covers over your head. This is one such story. 14-year-old Raphael Wittman was suffering from an...
  • América Móvil dice no planea vender torres de transmisión telefónica

    MÉXICO DF (Reuters) - América Móvil quiere separar, pero no vender, su infraestructura de torres de transmisión telefónicas en México como parte de una estrategia de venta y escisión de activos con la que busca librarse de regulaciones asimétricas en el...
  • Peace remains elusive [Editorial]

    As Briton paused on Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the war to end all wars, it is hard to see where we've made much progress in our quest for world peace, or advancement in our ability to get along with our neighbors. World War I started...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Switzerland: If you happen to be traveling on a European Union passport and plan to rent a car in Switzerland, be sure to ask for a vehicle that is registered in the EU if you wish to drive it into Austria. Taking a Swiss-registered vehicle across the...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • Soccer fans often feel pain — and sometimes even a bite

     Soccer fans often feel pain — and sometimes even a bite
    In an exclusive interview, Raffaele Raia — the noted Italian soccer aficionado from Oliveto Citra, near Salerno — said America is missing only one thing to fully grasp World Cup soccer. "Until Americans live and die with it, as we Italians...
  • Around Broadneck: Eggert retiring from Broadneck High after 17 years

    'Keep calm and carry on" could have been written about William "Bill" Eggert. For the past 17 years, he's been an administrator at Broadneck High School, most of it as an assistant principal. On June 30, after a 37-year career as an educator in Baltimore...
  • Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?

    Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?
    After winning the season's first six races, Formula One's Mercedes team came up short at the Canadian Grand Prix, where Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo took the checkered flag. So as the series prepares for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, the...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Rosberg wins F-1's Austrian Grand Prix

    Rosberg wins F-1's Austrian Grand Prix
    SPIELBERG, Austria -- Germany's Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to stretch his championship lead over teammate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had...