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  • 'Vanished' a gripping tale of search for missing men of WWII

    'Vanished' a gripping tale of search for missing men of WWII
    In recent years it's become a truism that the American military promises "no man left behind" when it goes to war. But in World War II, that promise was often not achievable and may not even have been a priority. More than 73,000 Americans remain missing in action and presumed dead from World War II. Of those, 47,000 disappeared in the Pacific during the "island hopping campaign" that can be said to have begun at Guadalcanal in 1942 and ended in Okinawa in 1945.
  • Swimming with the fishes at the Aquarium of the Pacific

    Ker-plash. We descend through bubbles into an undersea domain wearing air tanks, regulators and fins. Listening to the pneumatic hiss-whoosh of my own breathing, the various species of this marine world begin to appear. Sharks prowl sandy shoals. Bat rays...

    Spain's Sonar electronic music fest visits L.A.

    Spain's Sonar electronic music fest visits L.A.
    Coachella is taking its show on a boat this year, but it’s not the only major music festival testing new waters. Sonar, the long-running Spanish music fest in Barcelona known for ambitious multimedia design work and electronica acts, is taking an...

    Jeff Probst calls seating two quitters on the 'Survivor' jury 'a tough pill to swallow'

    We hear you, "Survivor" nation, and we feel your pain: No way, no how should NaOnka Mixon and Kelly Shinn be sitting on the jury that will pick this season's winner after they both up and quit -- for seemingly...

    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-...