| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:29 AM
|| Panama || 40 ||
|| Russia || 40 ||
|| Iceland || 37 ||
|| Spain || 36 ||
|| Luxembourg || 35 ||
|| Nambia || 35 ||
|| Denmark || 34 ||
|| Poland || 33 ||
|| Slovenia || 33 ||
|| South Africa || 33 ||
|| Belgium || 32 ||...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:46 PM
One of the world's most popular file-sharing sites was shuttered Thursday, and its founder and several company officials were accused of facilitating millions of illegal downloads of films, music and other content.
An indictment accused Megaupload.com...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:56 AM
City grad and Maryland sophomore guard Nick Faust has been selected to play for the East Coast All Stars that will compete in the Four Nations Cup in Estonia this week. Calvert Hall coach John Bauersfeld will serve as an assistant coach under Lycoming...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Hong Kong residents experienced the effects of an earthquake nearby. Meanwhile, the Internet is coldly ignoring Baltimore's lack of an NBA team today, heartlessly blabbing on about the league's just-passed trade deadline. Welcome to your online trends...
| Feb 17, 2013
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman caused an angry Twitter tirade last year from Estonia's president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, concerning the efficacy of the country's economic reforms.
Now the electronic spat has been turned into a 16-minute vocal...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:45 AM
From France's Joan of Arc to female resistance fighters in World War II and the black-clad women warriors of the Viet Cong, history is filled with stories of women fighting alongside men.
In many modern armies, however, ground infantry combat is still...
| Aug 1, 2013
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
Skyscrapers, of course. Growing up in downstate Illinois, the city's skyscrapers were the inspiration for my choosing architecture. [my book is on nineteenth and early 20th century skyscrapers, so this...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 PM
For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity.
Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Tagged by U.S. authorities in 2009 for his role in a North Korean weapons procurement channel, Taiwanese businessman Hsien Tai Tsai "Alex" Tsai was banned from doing business in the United States.
But in a federal criminal complaint unsealed Monday in a...