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  • 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-...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • International pilot shortage has South Florida flight schools buzzing

    International pilot shortage has South Florida flight schools buzzing
    Once-struggling South Florida flight schools are seeing the largest influx of foreign students since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the result of a severe shortage of airline pilots worldwide. The students can more easily enroll because the Transportation...
  • Remarkable Woman: Ilana Rovner

    Remarkable Woman: Ilana Rovner
    By the time she was 7, little Ilana Diamond knew she wanted to be a lawyer. "I believed lawyers did good, from what my father told me," she says. "I still believe it." As an infant, she and her parents had left their home in Latvia, fleeing Hitler....
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Gaines Sentenced in 1993 Murder of Lativia Johnson

    Gaines Sentenced in 1993 Murder of Lativia Johnson
    Robert Gaines, accused in the 1993 murder of 8-year-old Lativia Johnson, learned his fate Monday in a Grand Rapids courtroom. Gaines was sentenced Monday, after being found guilty of second degree murder in December. The judge, showing displeasure with...
  • What's NATO worth?

    Today's question: How far east should NATO expand? Should the United States concede Russian dominance over the Caucasus in exchange for admitting, say, Ukraine into NATO? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed Russia’s membership in G-8 and...
  • Facts about Northern Europe

    About Northern Europe The following countries are located in the geographical area called Northern Europe: Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Many of these countries...
  • Lisa Eichhorn: an American in 'Riga'

    Lisa Eichhorn: an American in 'Riga'
    "Defenders of Riga," a post- World War I drama on a large scale, is Latvia's submission for this year's best foreign film Oscar. It's the biggest film to be released in the Baltic nation, surpassing "Titanic," the previous record holder, at the box...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Rivalry Brews in Russia's Backyard

    The Cold War may be over, but U.S. and Russian soldiers are expanding outposts in this mountainous former Soviet republic about 3,200 miles east of NATO headquarters in Brussels and nearly 2,000 miles from Moscow. The U.S. opened its base three years ago...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...