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  • San Francisco's proposed ban on sales of most pets creates a furor

     
    SAN FRANCISCO — As Philip Gerrie tells it, the idea of banning pet sales in San Francisco started simply enough, with a proposal to outlaw puppy and kitten mills. West Hollywood had done it, with little fanfare. Why not the......
  • Your morning adorable: Cat loves guinea pig

     
    We find it unbelievably charming when animals of different species look past their differences to become good friends. When a deer befriends a cat, say, or when a dog and a duckling share a squeaky toy, we will be there,......
  • Discoveries: 'The King of Kahel,' 'The Blind Owl' and 'Job'

    Discoveries: 'The King of Kahel,' 'The Blind Owl' and 'Job'
    The King of Kahel Tierno Monénembo, translated from the French Nicholas Elliott Amazon Crossing: 289 pp., $13.95 paper It's "The Little Prince" with a hint of "Curious George" and a smidgen of "Gulliver's Travels." Based on the real life of 19th...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    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-...
  • A drug's worrisome detour

    A landmark shift in trafficking routes has transformed West Africa into a hub for cocaine smuggled from South America to a booming European market, anti-drug officials on three continents say. Traffickers have established a haven and transit area along...
  • D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile

    D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile
    Dr. D. Carleton Gajdusek, the brilliant yet deeply flawed pediatrician, virologist and anthropologist who won the 1976 Nobel Prize in medicine for his identification and description of kuru, the exotic disease of a remote tribe in New Guinea that was...
  • Programs: Slide show on Papua New Guinea

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA Slide show Mort Loveman will present "Papua New Guinea: Space Age to Stone Age." When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission, info: Free. (310) 550-4761. CAMPING...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Guinea pigs need shelter too

    Guinea pigs need shelter too
    Franklin and Bart are 3-month-old brothers abandoned in a park, left to watch as their mother got run over by a car. Itchy has arthritis and requires medication to stave off kidney failure. Brad and Angelina are a bonded pair, and now that their pups...
  • Las Vegas, lighted by stars

    Las Vegas, lighted by stars
    The waiter sets a clear glass cup on a gold-leaf saucer in front of me. Inside is a cool white cream, its surface smooth as glass and decorated with a circle of precise green dots the size of pinpricks. It looks mysterious and inviting. I dip in my...
  • Eats shoots, leaves

    I was checking out at the grocery store the other day when the clerk asked whether I wanted the green tops removed from my carrots. I started to reflexively answer "yes," as I always have except for that brief period I was in charge of feeding my...