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  • Magical moments on the Black Sea

     Magical moments on the Black Sea
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
  • More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams

     More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams
    If you have the money to travel, you'll want to spend it the way you want to spend it. That means making sure rip-off artists keep their mitts off your dough. With this in mind, the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist have compiled a...
  • Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton

    Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton
    Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919,...
  • Number of jailed journalists nearly doubles in Turkey

     
    Turkey is jailing nearly twice as many journalists as a year ago, sentencing reporters to stay behind bars for as long as 166 years, according to a new report from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe....
  • Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells -- in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.

    Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells --  in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.
    Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
  • Iran nuclear talks imperiled by dispute with Turkey

     
    A war of words between Turkish and Iranian leaders intensified Thursday, threatening to delay or even scuttle a new round of talks between Iran and world powers, and raising fresh doubt about whether Tehran will bargain over its disputed nuclear program.....
  • Turkish publisher's arrest sparks outcry

     
    Ragip Zarakolu, head of Belge Publishing, has angered Turkish officials by publishing books about the Kurds and the Armenian genocide. He was arrested Friday, sparking international concern....
  • Syrian opposition declares 'disaster' in embattled city

     
    Syria: Opposition activists have declared a “humanitarian disaster area” in the embattled Syrian city of Homs and have called on the United Nations and the Arab League to intervene....
  • Menswear designer Andrew Buckler to head Converse design team

     
    Menswear designer Andrew Buckler has been tapped to head the design team at the Nike-owned Converse brand, according to fashion industry trade paper WWD....
  • Divisions among Syrian opposition evident in Cairo scuffle

     
    Egg-throwing Syrian dissidents attempted to prevent other opposition figures from meeting with Arab League officials in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday. The scuffle underscored deep fissures between various Syrian opposition factions....
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...