| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Mel Gibson alleged to have pulled gun on Oksana Grigorieva when she tried to leave his house after argument: Radar also reports on photos of his bruised baby daughter, and a fifth tape is released Friday, allegedly of Gibson totally losing it. (Radar...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Eryn Brown reports that scientists searching for the origins of the special yeasts needed to make lager beers turned up an intriguing clue recently -- a type of wild yeast that is 95% identical to the hybrid commercial yeast used today. So, how did it get...
| Apr 4, 2010
Newly divorced from a studio executive, Edith Reich needed a job in the early 1960s. She found one, and her future, at Musso & Frank Grill, Hollywood's oldest restaurant.
Hired as a cashier-hostess, she soon married Charles Carissimi, whose family had...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 2:59 PM
| Oct 28, 2010
Former President Nestor Kirchner, the husband of Argentina's current leader and a frequently mentioned possible candidate to succeed her, died unexpectedly Wednesday of an apparent heart attack. He was 60.
Kirchner, who guided the country from 2003 to...
| Nov 9, 2010
Emilio Massera, a former Argentine admiral and member of the military junta that toppled President Isabel Peron in 1976 and waged a "dirty war" against political opponents, has died. He was 85.
Massera died Monday of a cerebral hemorrhage, said Ruben...
| Dec 7, 2010
Maria Esther Gatti de Islas
Uruguayan human rights activist
Maria Esther Gatti de Islas, 92, a human rights activist who helped found Uruguay's organization for relatives of people who disappeared during South America's "dirty wars," died Sunday, her...
| May 2, 2011
Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers
Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from...
| Jan 1, 2011
Joe Lumer, who was born in a Holocaust-survivors camp in Germany and went on to run a sprawling parking-lot empire that includes 75 Joe's Auto Parks in downtown Los Angeles, drowned this week in Argentina. He was 62.
Lumer, a Brentwood resident who was...
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Feb 24, 2011
In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...