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Morocco's Majestic Coastal Road

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

As the gateway to Northern Africa, Morocco provides a rich and cultural backdrop. Along the coast you will see an African ambiance, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean sensibilities, a European aesthetic and that definitive French flair.

Soothing Away Stress In The Big Mango

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

These spas are some of the city's best. Sightsee and shop in the morning, lunch lightly, and in the afternoon retreat to a spa for a perfect Bangkok day.

Are You in the Mood for Love? Five Chicago Valentine Getaway Options That Could Sweep You Off Your Feet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I used to be slightly cynical about Valentine's Day; but, over the years, I have come to embrace it. If you feel the same and can get beyond the plethora of red hearts everywhere, here are some sexy-sweet treat options for romantic getaways this Valentine's Day

The DSK Affair: One Year Later

Edward Jay Epstein | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Edward Jay Epstein

Even if all the mysteries of the presidential suite have not been solved, it is now abundantly clear that if the district attorney's office had gathered more evidence before they arrested and imprisoned DSK, the outcome of the French election might well have ad a different victor.

PREVIEW: Exhibit Of Rare Bardot Photos Makes Chicago Debut

Posted 04.21.2012 | Chicago

A traveling exhibit featuring 30 reportedly never-before-seen photographs of French actress, singer and fashion icon Brigitte Bardot made its Chicago ...

New (Dance?) Video Emerges From Alleged DSK Attack

Posted 12.09.2011 | New York

by JENNY BARCHFIELD, Associated Press PARIS -- Surveillance videos publicly aired for the first time Thursday show Dominique Strauss-Kahn leisurely...

What Really Happened To DSK?

The New York Review Of Books | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

May 14, 2011, was a horrendous day for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then head of the International Monetary Fund and leading contender to unseat Nicolas Sa...

Your Friday Random-Ass Roundup

J.D. Bell | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices
J.D. Bell

Welcome back for another installment of randomness. Feel free to offer your own reading suggestions in the comments.

DSK Lawyers Dispute Report Of Hotel Maid's Medical Examination

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

JENNIFER PELTZ / AP NEW YORK -- Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn fought back Tuesday after a media repo...

The Chilling Effect

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 09.28.2011 | Women
Taina Bien-Aime

At the heels of the NYPD rape case that shockingly led to an acquittal, there could be yet another chilling effect on reporting sex crimes if the DSK case is dismissed.

Civilization in Suite 2806

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 09.06.2011 | Women
Nancy Graham Holm

Some Frenchmen would like us to think it was not the hotel guest who appeared nude to a housemaid, but members of America's press and judicial system. Mon dieu! What are they talking about?

How DSK Spent His First Day Free Of Freedom

Posted 09.01.2011 | World

Text by Colleen Long, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent his first day of fre...

The Lesson We Should Really Take From the DSK-Sofitel Story

Ludy Green, Ph.D | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business
Ludy Green, Ph.D

The Hotel Sofitel/Strauss-Kahn case must serve a higher purpose than journalistic sensationalism, it must serve to remind all corporations of the need to develop and effectively implement workplace domestic violence policies.

A Modest Proposal for a French-American Prisoner Exchange Deal

David Coleman | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

With regards to Roman Polanski and Dominique Strauss-Kahn , why not do what happens when one government holds a prisoner another government wants to see released: a prisoner exchange?

Simon LA -- Kerry Simon's Sofitel Hotel Dining Room

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

"He's movie-star handsome. Can he cook?" murmured my date as I introduced her to Chef Kerry Simon at a recent food function.