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ReutersSYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday, thanks to a positive lead from Wall Street and a softer yen, outperforming the rest of Asia which anxiously waited for clarity on the U.S. Federal Reserve's next policy step. Major currencies,...
Gleaming white with twin black smokestacks and a 23-ton red paddle wheel at its stern, the Queen of the Mississippi is an apparition rising more than five stories above the Wicomico River. Before the month is out, the lines holding it dockside at...
The economy is moving faster in the U.S. than it is across the pond, according to a new OECD report predicting that domestic growth will outstrip Europe’s. The U.S. economy will expand at a 2.9% annual rate in the first quarter and then a 2.8% rate...
Times Staff WriterWe were passengers on a shore excursion on a luxury cruise, but, for the moment, we were not in the lap of luxury. We were climbing 70 jagged stairs in stark interior darkness in our bare feet, as Buddhist custom requires, to the top of a 12th century...
Tags: Cruises, Romance (genre), Burma, Travel, George W. Bush
By Eric Arnesen Few figures in African-American history are as controversial among their contemporaries or later historians as Marcus Garvey. During and after World War I, the Jamaican-born immigrant to Harlem briefly skyrocketed to prominence through...
Tags: Fraud, University of Oxford, Activism, Crimes, Biography (genre)
By W. David Myers Once upon a time, a devout Roman Catholic boy from West Texas fell hard for a fair maiden with long tresses. Emboldened by her golden beauty and enchanted by her eyes, the Catholic swain gathered his courage and asked her out. Alas,...
By Jeffrey Herf Conventional wisdom among historians asserts that Adolf Hitler started World War II at a time and place of his own choosing to achieve political goals he could not have reached by peaceful means. He did so despite the fact that the great...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAn American in Paris today may feel like the poet Rodolfo in the opera "La Bohème" — so romantic, so impoverished. A mediocre hotel room in the City of Light can cost $200 a night. Lunch can eat up $30. Summer transatlantic fares can run $2,000...
Tags: Cruises, Condos and Houses, Trips and Vacations, Travel, Rentals
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThis is a troubling time for Europe-bound travelers. The U.S. State Department on Oct. 3 issued a travel alert that cited "the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe" but stopped short of warning travelers against going there. Sporadic labor actions in...
Unemployment in the 17 countries that make up the euro zone was at a record high of 10.9% in March, according to a new report that likely has incumbents in Sunday’s elections breaking into a cold sweat. The jobless rate is up from 10.8% in February...
McClatchy-Tribune NewspapersBidets -- basins that stand alongside toilets so people can cleanse themselves after doing their business -- have long been common in Europe. Toilet seats with bidet functions are popular in Japan. But in this country, to be delicate about it, the idea...
Tags: Japan, Fresno, Industrial Production
Tribune science reporterStem cells have become the Aladdin's lamp of biology, potentially granting wishes of curing Alzheimer's disease, heart failure, diabetes and other common killer disorders that affect 128 million Americans. Whether the lamp gets rubbed sufficiently to...
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