| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The newly appointed Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic died Wednesday shortly after he was injured by an explosion when he opened an old safe in his Prague residence, according to a statement by the Palestinian Foreign...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Czech police investigating the fatal New Year's Day explosion at the Palestinian Authority Embassy in Prague found unregistered weapons at the mission, government officials reported Thursday.
The discovery of an undisclosed number and type of arms has...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
So what does the fox say in China? "Hey, I'm not a donkey!"
Donkey meat eaters in China were upset to learn that some of the donkey meat sold at Wal-Mart actually contained fox DNA. Wal-Mart has recalled packages of it's "five-spice" donkey meat sold at...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Midwest, where temperatures were 22 below zero with a -50 windchill in Bismarck, N.D., creating Sundogs, a ring of light visible around the sun or moon when light is refracted through ice crystals in the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Mother Nature gets the nod to start Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park, where the Polar Vortex brought high winds and frigid temperatures to the area....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
To make "The Book Thief," the screen adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for books amid the chaos of World War II-era Germany, the filmmakers might have shot somewhere in Eastern Europe with generous tax credits...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:08 PM
WARSAW — Michal Ruminski was 6 when his father took him through a local supermarket here. The store shelves were empty, except for some bottles of vinegar, but that was precisely the point. His father wanted the young boy never to forget the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Two Fresno residents are expected in court Wednesday in a case in which authorities say abductors cut off the penis of the owner of a lucrative Orange County medical marijuana dispensary to try to force him to disclose where he supposedly had buried...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:50 PM
BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia, 3-2, in the final Sunday after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match.
The Czech veteran beat the 117th-ranked Lajovic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1,...