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  • BP oil spill: Not America's worst environmental disaster after all?

     
    Maybe the BP oil spill wasn't as catastrophic as we initially thought, but that's because we got lucky with unexpected (and starving) oil-eating bacteria unique to the Gulf of Mexico. We wouldn't have been so fortunate had there been an......
  • Japan 'holds they key' to progress at International Whaling Commission meeting, expert says

     
    TOKYO — Nations will next week consider whether to sanction commercial whale hunts for the first time in a quarter-century, a compromise to coax Japan into ending an annual cull of hundreds of the sea mammals in a sanctuary in......
  • International Whaling Commission meeting kicks off in Morocco

     
    AGADIR, Morocco — The International Whaling Commission began its most important meeting in decades debating whether to scrap an ineffective 25-year ban on commercial hunting and instead allow for limited whaling under a more enforceable regime. Though...
  • 'The Bachelorette': Booze, boys and hot molten lava

     
    Monday on "The Bachelorette"… Kasey shows Ali his tattoo! I'm so excited, but I'm so, so scared. My friend Alex suggests that he deserves his own drinking game -- a shot every time Kasey uses the words "protect" and "guard"......
  • Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon

    Stieg Larsson's 'Girl' is an international publishing phenomenon
    Massive, worldwide success often remains a bit enigmatic, but this publishing breakthrough seemed especially unlikely. The first novel begins with the dull thud of a family tree full of foreign names: The book starts slowly — digging into arcane...
  • Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin

    Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin
    This time of year — pretty much from Halloween through New Year's Day — we're tempted at every turn by rich, sugary high-calorie foods, from candy corn to candy canes, with plenty of pumpkin pie, fruit cake and chocolate decadence in between....
  • 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-...
  • Fast facts about travels in Europe in 2011

    *If you want to fly on a big new Airbus A380, check out Air France, which operates the aircraft on most transatlantic flights and has just launched Premium Voyageur class with roomy seats and prices between business and economy. *Airports in Munich,...
  • PASSINGS

    Konrad Dannenberg Saturn V, V-2 designer Konrad Dannenberg, 96, a German rocket scientist who was part of Wernher von Braun's team that helped put the first American astronauts on the moon, died Feb. 16 of natural causes at a Huntsville, Ala.,...
  • Planning your trip to Iceland

    THE BEST WAY TO ICELAND From LAX, service to Reykjavic begins on American, Virgin America, Air New Zealand, US Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui and connects (changing planes) to Icelandair. Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
  • Words & ideas

    Words  &   ideas
    MONDAY William Whitecloud The author of "The Magician's Way" will discuss and sign his book. Bodhi Tree Bookstore, 8585 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. Free. (310) 659-1733. TUESDAY David Denby The film critic for the New Yorker will discuss his...