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  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Letters: A Jan. 28 letter about "smart power" was published with a misspelled signature, Martin Laudal. The letter was written by Martin Maudal. — -------------------- Guantanamo POWs Re “ Obama sets...
  • Family vacation hot spots in Indianapolis

    Family vacation hot spots in Indianapolis
    The Children's Museum. Sometimes biggest is best, and this, the largest children's museum in the world, is a smashing hit with kids of all ages. Ramps spiral up five floors, with Dale Chihuly's largest-ever permanent glass installation soaring up...
  • Kenya tourism hurt by election protests

    Mombasa, Kenya Amel Blouza came to Kenya expecting a holiday on white beaches and a safari with a chance to view elephants -- or perhaps giraffes lumbering across the picture-perfect savannah. Instead, she hasn't left her hotel. She is too scared to...
  • Best films for a vicarious voyage

    Best films for a vicarious voyage
    Sometimes, when winter lingers in your bones, you probably wish you could get out of Dodge. You long to fly to distant places for great, soul-stirring adventures and palate-pleasing meals bursting with foreign flavors. But how can you travel without plane...
  • Citywide diet? Fat chance

    Citywide diet? Fat chance
    As political strategies go, telling voters they are overweight and need to go on a diet may not be the surest route to re-election. But Mick Cornett, the health-conscious mayor of Oklahoma's capital, looked around at his corpulent constituents not long...
  • Disney for grownups

    OK, boys and girls, including all you chiffon-wearing princesses -- it's time to go to your rooms and close your eyes and dream of whatever it is little darlings dream about these days. They gone? Good. Fellow adults, we're going to spend some time...
  • Big 'oops': 2-ton hippo escapes from private zoo, strolls around Montenegro village

     
    PODGORICA, Montenegro — A hippo escaped from a flooded private zoo in Montenegro today, shocking villagers who found her strolling near their homes. Even more shocking, the zoo owner plans to wait a bit before trying to recapture the 2-ton......
  • PETA pulls unauthorized anti-fur ad featuring Michelle Obama, asks White House to demand name change for circus elephant named for the president

     
    The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Tuesday it is pulling an ad campaign that used the likeness of First Lady Michelle Obama without her permission. At the same time, PETA is urging the White......
  • Obama fur ad falling, but 'Baby Barack?'

     
    by Mark Silva Another Obama-inspired ad campaign bows to the pressure of the Obama White House, which doesnt appreciate images of the Obamas deployed for commercial purposes. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which had produced a composite...
  • Still at large: Nikica, 2-ton hippo that escaped from private zoo in Montenegro

     
    A 2-ton hippo who escaped from a flooded private zoo in Montenegro was roaming free today but returning to the zoo owner's restaurant to eat bread and hay. Officials disagreed over whether to kill the hippo, considered one of the......
  • Three Thai nationals, one Californian charged with smuggling ivory from African elephants

     
    Thai police said Wednesday that they have arrested two people accused of dealing in illegal African ivory, a day after an American and a Thai national were indicted in California on charges of smuggling ivory from endangered elephants into the......
  • A (bad) idea whose time has come (and gone): Orange County went to the elephant races in the 1960s

     
    What happens when you mix college students and elephants, throw in a lone turtle for good measure, and set them all loose on a racetrack? One thing's for sure: Zaniness will ensue. Columnist Steve Harvey recounts the tale of Orange......