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Nation NowBlackbeard: Researchers have pulled the 13th cannon from the wreckage of the pirate ship the Queen Anne's Revenge....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe Chukchi Bible Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse Archipelago: 354 pp., $17 paper "My genealogy, like the tundra root we call the golden root, is enmeshed with its native soil. It does not spread very far below...
L.A. UnleashedCOROLLA, N.C. â On a stretch of barrier island without paved roads, some of the last wild horses in the Eastern U.S. are seeing their world get smaller each year. A boom in vacation homes in the last 25 years......
Pet lovers and pet experts responded to a question about whether postponing a vacation for a sick pet was an obvious choice or an obsessive one. From e-mails and interviews, here are some of their responses: * I have seen people incur great personal...
Tags: Children, Death, Judaism, Health, Trips and Vacations
Milan Stitt Playwright and educator Milan Stitt, 68, a playwright best known for "The Runner Stumbles," a drama about a fateful encounter in 1911 between a Catholic priest and a nun, died Thursday of liver cancer at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York....
IN a climate like the American South's, you'd think people would want light, refreshing desserts -- sorbets, maybe. Actually, Southerners are crazy for cake. Crazy-kooky-nutsy, with frosting on it. They make fruitcakes, angel cakes, chocolate cakes,...
Tags: Whipping Cream, Baking Soda, Coconut, Heavy Cream, Salt
It looks as though summer fliers will be cooling their heels as congestion worsens in the skies, according to a top transportation official. "In many markets, traffic and delays are back at a rate as severe as 2000, when travel disruptions were at...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhom are you going to believe: the doctor or the editors? DrBeach.org and Travel + Leisure magazine recently released their picks for America's top beaches. The list you follow depends on your own criteria, but you can pick and choose from each. Dr....
Times Staff WriterThere's a killer on the loose, stalking victims out of public sight and mind. Operating under the guise of the garden-variety house cat, this predator is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of birds every year. So many birds are being killed by...
Tags: Zoology, Death, Nature, Endangered Species, Cat (animal)
Special to The TimesStanley, Idaho Like any proper ranch, Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch keeps horses, but this place, in the heart of central Idaho's immense Sawtooth National Recreation Area, is also a haven for two-footed creatures. My wife, Sandy, and I, both avid hikers,...
Times Staff WriterThe slogan winked at me from the rear window of a bright red Chrysler minivan parked in a furniture showroom lot. "Veni, vidi, VISA: I came, I saw, I charged." It seemed fitting. We were in High Point, N.C., the self-proclaimed home furnishings...
Special to The TimesThe driver spoke no English; my Vietnamese vocabulary was limited. But we were going to spend five days together driving along the central coast of Vietnam. Hand gestures and pointing at places on a map would have to work. Before long, I had learned a...
Tags: Beaches, Death, Sculpture, Hotels and Accommodations, Mountains
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