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  • SCRIPTLAND: 'Departed' sequel in the works

    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...
  • Sex, drugs and second thoughts

    Sex, drugs and second thoughts
    Amsterdam The vacation sort of just flew by. After dropping their packs at a hostel, Ryan Ainsworth and his buddy Richie Bendelow found a shop selling 500 herbal potions that promised to make them high and happy in 500 ways. But the young British...
  • Blood weed

    Today, Stimson and Sullum address the relationship between drug laws and violence. Previously, they compared drug legalization and decriminalization, debated the federal government's authority to raid local marijuana dispensaries, and discussed past...
  • Professor Wanted for 3 Murders Found Dead

    Professor Wanted for 3 Murders Found Dead
    ATHENS, Ga. -- A professor wanted for killing his wife and two other people at a community theater two weeks ago was found dead in the north Georgia woods Saturday, his body covered in brush and dirt, officials said. Two guns were found with the body...
  • Amsterdam romances guests at a Thanksgiving destination wedding

    When friends heard where my stepson and his fiancée were planning to tie the knot, the inevitable response was: "Cool. Is she Dutch?" In fact, neither of these two adventurous young people possesses even one strand of Low Country DNA. They just like...
  • See Washington, D.C., like a local

    Washington is steeling itself for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20. Hotels have long sold out, and space on residents' floors is going by the square foot. But visitors have reason to be excited. They'll be on hand for a historic...
  • 2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash

    2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash
    I come from a long line of Europeans -- illiterate, mud-eating Europeans from the Outer Hebrides, to be exact, whose idea of a good time was to go down to the firth and watch the plague victims wash out to sea. Even so, I've always had an affinity for the...
  • Jacques Brel alive is again in Rogers Park

    Mention Jacques Brel and you summon up images of cabaret stools, turtlenecks, berets and pretentious chanteuses with bad French accents trying to get their lips around "Ne Me Quitte Pas." For that, we have to blame the ubiquitous "Jacques Brel is Alive...
  • Bonaire: Dutch mariachis, nude snorkelers and the incomparable Captain Don

    Bonaire: Dutch mariachis, nude snorkelers and the incomparable Captain Don
    "How's your fish?" I was having dinner at a waterfront restaurant, my first evening in Bonaire, and the question from the man at the next table didn't surprise me. The island has been attracting people interested in fish ever since the rakish Don Stewart...
  • Readers recommend: Utah inn and Dutch lodgings

    UTAH Heaven in minutes The Castle Valley Inn is a beautiful, comfortable and affordable selection. Just minutes from the Colorado River, the national parks and Moab. The inn is nestled in the Castle Valley, familiar from movies. Castle Valley Inn, HC64...
  • Obama: Intel failed 'to connect the dots'

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama today cited "unacceptable" failures in the American intelligence system that allowed an accused terrorist to board a U.S.-bound Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day, and promised changes to avert future...
  • Good idea dept.

     
    Dutch News reports: Amsterdam mayor considers using 'decoy Jews' to combat anti-SemitismActing Amsterdam mayor Lodewijk Asscher is considering using police officers posing as Jews in an attempt to stamp out anti-Semitic violence...The city's police...