| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:19 AM
The subsets of filmgoers likely to fall for the wonderful"Searching for Sugar Man"include the following: People who like music. People who watch movies.
Also: People who appreciate a good mystery. People who respond to stories about second chances....
| Jan 6, 2013
— One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....
| Jan 6, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Cape Town is available on British, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates and Turkish. Restricted round-trip fares generally fall between $979 and $1,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives."
| Nov 11, 2012
Luxury Safari South Africa
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to South Africa Seven nights luxury 5-Star accommodations
· 4 nights in Cape Town at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, a 2012 Conde Nast Gold List winner · 3 nights at the posh Madikwe Safari Lodge...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Shane Taylor left his mark on the second season of "Strike Back," but the show's stars left their marks on him, too.
The British actor suffered a few hits while playing ruthless soldier-for-hire Craig Hanson in the Cinemax drama which ended its season...
| Apr 22, 2013
826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org
Tom Acitelli is author...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Philip Winchester and Amanda Mealing recognized the strange coincidence Thursday that they were doing press for their series "Strike Back" on the day Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed.
In the Cinemax action drama, they play members of a secret...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
South Africa, gays, lesbians, human rights, violence: A South African court is sending four men to prison for 18 years for killing a lesbian, the Associated Press reports....