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  • In Financial Disclosure Forms, Dodd's Irish Cottage Jumps In Value

    In Financial Disclosure Forms, Dodd's Irish Cottage Jumps In Value
    A new appraisal of the Irish cottage owned by Sen. Christopher Dodd concludes that it is worth about three times as much as Dodd has been reporting on his financial disclosure forms. The new value of the cottage, on Inishnee island in County Galway, is...
  • From Homeless To Harvard

    From Homeless To Harvard
    Khadijah Williams stepped into chemistry class and instantly tuned out the commotion. She walked past students laughing, gossiping, napping and combing one another's hair. Past a cellphone blaring rap songs. And past a substitute teacher sitting in a...
  • Novelist Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop, a former New Yorker, talks about home in Savannah, Ga.

    Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop's new novel, "December," puts you squarely in Manhattan, following the inscrutably silent Isabelle and her parents through an angst-filled month that will shake and shape their already askew life. You'd expect to find...
  • Culinary courier

    Culinary courier
    In honor of Columbus Day, we celebrate the New World's culinary treasures in a special section. What if Christopher Columbus had missed the New World? For those of us whose families hailed from outside the Americas that would have meant, among other...
  • Fathers' Daughter

    Becca Lazarus is a high-achieving seventh-grader who plays the saxophone, just made the track team, is a whiz at math and has blazed through every Harry Potter book. She lives in a ranch house with vinyl siding on a dead-end street in Windsor with her...
  • Tours and cruises in California and around the world

    Tours and cruises in California and around the world
    CALIFORNIA Cycling in the north Go for a lazy spin through Ferndale farmlands or sweat out a 100-mile loop through the redwoods. The May 10 Tour of the Unknown Coast offers cyclists five different rides for different skill levels and free camping at the...
  • Tours and cruises in the Rockies, Mediterranean and Thailand

    SAN DIEGO A museum sleepover Bed down next to the baby brontothere at the San Diego Natural History Museum. "A Day in Pompeii" Family Camp-In gives parents and kids after-dark access to the museum's new exhibition in its first West Coast appearance....
  • Buddhamania

    Buddhamania
    IN ALMOST every room of Susan Cohen's Santa Monica house, there are Buddha statues: sitting, standing, reclining. Some are gray, others purple or pink. A 4-foot-tall copper-colored cast-resin Buddha head is propped up in the backyard pond, and a tiny...
  • 'It's never just one thing' that leads to serious harm

    A technician mistakes an "a" for an "o" in a drug name. A doctor misplaces a decimal point in a prescription order. A nurse reaches for a vial in a cabinet as she's done hundreds of times before, only this time the light is dim and she fails to notice...
  • Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling

    Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on understanding racial profiling. Cambridge Sgt. James...
  • Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case

    Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case
    A day after saying that police "acted stupidly" in arresting a black Harvard University professor in his own home, President Obama appeared to soften his stance Thursday, spreading the blame more equally between the police and the arrested man. Obama had...
  • Obama, Gates & Crowley Make Picks for Tonight's White House Beer Summit

    Obama, Gates & Crowley Make Picks for  Tonight's White House Beer Summit
    President Barack Obama will be serving everyone's favorite beer at a special White House meeting Thursday night. He's invited Cambridge, Mass., police Sgt. James Crowley and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., in hopes of moving past the racially charged...