| Oct 16, 2011
Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's impossible prime minister, has committed almost every sin that modern politics affords. He entertains barely-of-age girls as overnight guests and brags about it. He appoints business cronies and television starlets to government...
| Apr 19, 2012
The Obama administration faces two dangers in its nuclear negotiations with Iran, which began in a burst of optimism last weekend after the two sides managed to get through a day and a half of talks without anyone walking out.
One danger, of course, is...
| Mar 12, 2012
After a rough Tuesday, domestic equities nevertheless mostly managed to struggle back to even. Hurt by the year's first triple-digit one-day downdraft, the Dow was left...
| Mar 6, 2012
Premium economy air service of some sort -- better than regular economy but not as lush as business class -- is becoming the norm for big airlines around the world. Recent announcements by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific highlight the spreading...
| Mar 13, 2012
You get to your departure airport -- even worse, you arrive at your destination -- only to find you've forgotten to do or get something you critically need. Gotcha! In the worst case, your destination doesn't even let you out of the airport. Obviously,...
| Mar 26, 2012
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| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:20 AM
At the end of the women's short program Thursday at the World Figure Skating Championships in Nice, France, an old quote attributed to the Dutch Renaissance philosopher Erasmus kept popping into my head.
How else to explain Russia's Alena Leonova being...
| Apr 2, 2012
"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 5:44 AM
Last weekend, I went to Barcelona. How does one afford to spend a weekend in Barcelona in this economy with the dollar at $1.40 to one Euro, you ask? The answer is simple: points, my friends, points. When you travel enough, it’s possible to...