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The Hartford CourantSaying that Haven Healthcare's troubled record should serve as a wake-up call, state Senate leaders on Wednesday proposed a package of nursing-home reforms aimed at boosting staffing, improving financial accountability and increasing public scrutiny of...
Tags: Corporate Crime, Politics, Laws, Health Insurance, West Hartford
"On a trip with friends last fall, I was hesitant to do a pub crawl in Prague [above] because none of us spoke the language. Luckily, we met guide Martina Gregorcova, who took us to all the best pubs and clubs." Martina Gregorcova, Art of the Travel...
Today's topic: Was President Obama right or naive to call for a world without any nuclear weapons? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld debate the future of U.S. policy on nuclear proliferation. The world is waiting on the U.S. Point: Andrew Grotto...
Tags: Malaysia, Diplomacy, National Security, Politics, Egypt
To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, who had an office in Century City, here we go again. In March, this column waved goodbye to the Robinsons-May in Beverly Hills. Up for the count this month is another monument in our dwindling legacy of under-appreciated...
Today's topic: Has the strategy to stop the spread of nuclear weapons through the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- in which existing nuclear powers can keep but reduce their arsenals while other nations are barred from developing bombs -- been...
Tags: Malaysia, Robert Gates, National Security, Diplomacy, Politics
Special to The TimesEven the simplest snapshot is a complex testament to how the past persists into the present. Then becomes now, remains now. Guillaume Zuili's photographs at Couturier complicate the matter exquisitely. Each is a double exposure, two thens fused into a...
Tags: Crimes, Death, Sex, New York, Photography
Special to The TimesYouth was served Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, with veteran British conductor Andrew Davis ably leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all-Mozart program featuring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and pianist Orion Weiss. Davis, music director...
The River Elbe is the focus of a July 9-19 Prague-to-Berlin package from Tom's Group Cruises. Set aboard Peter Deilmann's 79-passenger Katharina von Bora, the cruise calls at Dresden, Meissen, Wittenberg and Magdeburg before anchoring in Potsdam. The...
Getting there Linz (population 190,000), Austria's third-largest city, is on the Danube River 20 miles south of the Czech Republic and 100 miles west of Vienna. An important river port since the Middle Ages, Linz is also the home of PEZ candies. Linz...
Here are some of the more interesting deals and Web sites that came across our desk this week: •HazelMail lets you upload your photo while traveling, turns it into a postcard and mails it for $1.50. www.hazelmail.com •At www.tvtrip.com you...
The Czech Republic is home to some of the world's best brews, it seems, making Prague a natural destination for beer lovers. Austrian Airlines has cooked up a three-night "Here For The Beer" vacation package that includes a full-day Pilsen and Pilsner...
Special to the Tribune"Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia" (Intrepid Traveler, $15.95; ISBN: 978-1-887140-75-1) Trivia and travel buffs will find this book hard to put down. Author Nadine Godwin divides "Travia" into a dozen thematic chapters, including travel...
Tags: Alaska, Windsurfing, Hawaii, Budapest (Hungary), New York City
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