Echoes of Civil War combat linger in Maryland forests along the Appalachian Trail

Time is still ripe for a brisk hike or overnight backpacking trek on the 40 miles of Appalachian Trail that crosses this Mid-Atlantic state, mostly atop South Mountain.

Underground castle ruins, car lore, Gestapo’s grim legacy on show at Saar museum

Saarbruecken Castle is home to the Saar Historical Museum. The building itself occupies only a small part of the museum. The real treasures lie beneath, with more than 90% of the exhibition rooms located underground.

A new take on noodles in Italy

Mic Ramen near Aviano is Pordenone’s first ramen restaurant.

Movie listings for the week of Nov. 10

Here’s what’s playing at on-base theaters.

Tours from Europe bases

Here is a sampling of upcoming trips scheduled by military bases.

Recently announced concerts and events for Nov. 10 and beyond

Listings for recently announced concerts, special concerts and shows and on-base theater.

Nia DaCosta makes her mark with ‘The Marvels’

‘Candyman’ director the youngest filmmaker and 1st Black woman to helm an MCU film, which is also the 1st in franchise with all-female leads and a female villain.

8 finalists from across US military compete, connect through USO’s Madden tournament

Eight finalists from across all branches and theaters in the U.S. military will compete in the United Service Organizations’ third annual Madden NFL gaming tournament in Dallas before the New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys Salute to Service game, with the two winners receiving two tickets each along with travel accommodations to Super Bowl LVIII.

This off-grid spot in Oregon is the perfect autumn getaway

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat and Conference Center in Detroit, Ore., is dotted with rustic accommodations, a cozy lodge and a constellation of 100-110 degree geothermal pools perfect for soaking during the fall and winter.

Joe Walsh, still soaring with the Eagles, coming to San Diego for VetsAid concert

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh is understandably proud of the lineup for his VetsAid benefit concert in San Diego on Sunday. The concert will be the seventh edition of VetsAid since Walsh and his wife, Marjorie, launched the event in 2017.

These new apples are built to withstand extreme weather

University of Maryland researcher Chris Walsh developed his new red and new yellow species of apples to be both heat-tolerant and fire blight-resistant and also to require less labor.

Liner Notes: Swift’s winning streak continues as ‘Cruel Summer’ hits No. 1

The track is getting a fresh run on pop radio after becoming a fan favorite.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 offers a familiar story and pristine gameplay

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 fuses both of the Spider-Man stories from previous Insomniac Games titles in one. The new spin on classic characters offers intrigue and a few surprises.

Make time for a late autumn getaway

Touring Europe in November holds appeal for its lack of crowds and lower-than-average prices on accommodation. Here are five ideas for a getaway.

Winning isn’t everything, but it sure is nice

There’s only so much character-building that can be done before a lack of success just makes perennial losers bitter.

English eatery conjures up Colombia in every aspect, from cuisine to ambience

It’s a special moment when food transports you to your childhood, and as an American of Cuban and Colombian ancestry, I was both surprised and delighted to have such an experience in England. La Latina Bustaurante, a lovely Colombian restaurant in Cambridge, takes pains to make the cuisine as authentic as possible.

Far off the tourist track, Molise offers the best parts of Italy

Much of Italy is overrun by tourists. But Molise, a rugged and overlooked rural region to the east of Rome, as one of the few remaining exceptions, offers an antidote to the ills of overtourism.

Target the Shooting Zone for hours of archery practice in South Korea

The Shooting Zone: Archery Theme Park is the first attraction of its kind in South Korea. It features a 200-meter indoor archery range, an on-screen archery simulator and a café with coffee, tea and snacks.

Menu is 100% vegan at Superiority Burger in Tokyo’s bohemian district

Superiority Burger, a vegan burger chain in a bohemian district in Tokyo, offers intriguing and delicious meatless options.