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  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida

    Romanian Internet fraud rings work out of South Florida
    It was one of those deals people dream of finding on Internet auction sites — a 2005 Honda Accord for sale for $2,700 by an American serviceman about to be transferred overseas. An eager buyer sent money to a wire transfer counter inside a...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adults can enjoy Halloween too

    You have one week. Not to live — until Halloween. Sorry, didn't mean to scare you. As you know, Halloween is the official, certified start of the holiday season. How is that possible? Wasn't the Fourth of July about six weeks ago? Wasn't Labor...
  • Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted

    Online Dish: 10-Year-Old Gives Birth and Her Mother Is Delighted
    A 10-year-old girl gave birth in Spain and her mother couldn't be happier. The Romanian Gypsy says she's "delighted" to have a new granddaughter and doesn't understand why the birth was such a shock to anyone, let alone why it became and international...
  • Tennis: Young Boston lefty continues to shine in Kingsmill women's qualifying

    Nicole Frenkel beat her second home-state opponent in two days during the qualifying rounds for the $10,000 Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic, a minor-league U.S. Tennis Association Women's Circuit event. Frenkel, a left-hander from the Boston area who...
  • Tennis: U.Va.'s Xi earns first-round victory at Kingsmill women's $10K event

    Li Xi, a Chinese player who starts for the University of Virginia, beat Simone Pratt of the Bahamas 6-3, 6-1 in the main draw's first round of the $10,000 women's USTA Pro Circuit Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic. Xi joined seeded players from Japan,...
  • Tennis: Young San Francisco lefty upends top seed King on hot day at Kingsmill

    Tennis: Young San Francisco lefty upends top seed King on hot day at Kingsmill
    A 90-degree-plus Thursday at Kingsmill meant that plenty of water and plenty of players were gone by the end of the afternoon. One of those was the top seed in the $10,000 USTA Women's Pro Circuit's Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic. In an intriguing clay-...
  • Tennis: Semifinalists in Kingsmill USTA women's $10K all from different countries

    Tennis: Semifinalists in Kingsmill USTA women's $10K all from different countries
    Four players, four countries. That's the singles semifinal field for the U.S. Tennis Association's Women's Circuit $10,000 clay-court Kingsmill Resort Tennis Classic. Caroline Doyle, a rising 11th-grade left-hander from San Francisco, is the last...
  • 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 ||...
  • U.S. Attorney Bharara Announces Intl. Narco-Terror Bust

    U.S. Attorney Bharara Announces Intl. Narco-Terror Bust
    Federal prosecutors in New York announced Tuesday the results of a globe undercover sting operation that took down suspected money men for Hezbollah and the Taliban busted in a narco-terror takedown. Four men are now accused of plotting to sell heroin on...
  • Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past

    Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past
    BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
  • World War II flier: 'It was from hell to ecstasy'

    World War II flier: 'It was from hell to ecstasy'
    Last of two parts THE STORY SO FAR: Donald E. Miller bails out of a stricken B-24 over the Austria-Hungary border in March 1945. He and two others from the crew walk to an Austrian town as German troops are retreating from the Red Army. The fliers decide...