Ana Veciana Suarez

Holiday catalogs are a window to our dreams

One of my great joys during the holiday season — along with the (mostly) merry family reunions — is skipping to the mailbox every evening to retrieve the dazzling array of catalogs that arrive daily. They are as much fun to study as the greeting card photographs of nieces and nephews and cousins.

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4 ways to save when renting a car

Although gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in years, if you’re renting a car, increased demand during the season means you’ll likely encounter higher prices — especially if you haven’t already locked in a rate.

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Backcountry skiing: Stretching the boundaries, with help

There is nothing like the exhilaration you feel after your first big run down untracked powder. Skiers try to chase that sensation the rest of their lives and are increasingly looking for it backcountry, where untracked runs are the reward of a steep hike uphill.

Backcountry skiing: Stretching the boundaries, with help

There is nothing like the exhilaration you feel after your first big run down untracked powder. Skiers try to chase that sensation the rest of their lives and are increasingly looking for it backcountry, where untracked runs are the reward of a steep hike uphill.

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14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.