| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a military police spokesman in the Netherlandssaid...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:15 AM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI says it has launched an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles in four turkey sandwiches on separate Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States.
The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:28 AM
A travel website ranks Indianapolis as one of the top cities in the world for biking.
The Circle City finds itself among some lofty company, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bogota, Columbia; Cape Town, South Africa; and Montreal, Quebec, according to...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:36 AM
At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
| Aug 20, 2010
For his latest book, "Planet Barbecue" (Workman Publishing, $35), master griller Steven Raichlen traveled to 60 countries to see for himself how grilling is done in places such as South Korea, Uruguay and South Africa. With his firsthand knowledge, he put...
| Jun 20, 2010
Last winter, when Kelly, my teenage son, and I rode trains for a total of 50 hours across France, Germany, Britain and the Low Countries on a frenetic two-week trip (journalistic research for me), we never waited long or walked far to make a connection....
| Jun 25, 2008
AMSTERDAM -- There have been some things even the most dazed Dutch, hazy-headed from the legal hash and marijuana sold in "coffee shops," probably couldn't have missed this month in their teeming capital. Construction is everywhere, especially along the...
| Mar 7, 2009
It was a pleasure to watch events unfold and Olen Steinhauer's skills evolve over the five-novel series he set in an unnamed Soviet bloc nation -- from the police procedural "The Bridge of Sighs" (2003), in which the idealistic cops of the First...
| Sep 6, 2009
Packing for vacation offers special challenges for a family of bookworms.
This year we went to Europe, which meant we couldn't just toss a satchel of books into the trunk.
Some airlines charge per bag. Heavy luggage costs more. Plus you have to schlep...
| Nov 29, 2009
Who done it? In the case of Rembrandt, it's a persistent question. ¶ Hundreds of paintings formerly attributed to the 17th century Dutch master have been demoted in the course of a massive research project funded by the Dutch government and investigations...
| Jan 30, 2007
| 10:13 AM
The elegiac title and murderous conclusion of "The Departed" may have signaled a brutal, blood-red finality, but in Hollywood any potential franchise can be revived by a strong-enough dose of green.
"The Departed" is by far director Martin Scorsese's...