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  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    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...
  • Palestinian envoy in Prague killed by blast after he opens old safe

    Palestinian envoy in Prague killed by blast after he opens old safe
    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...
  • Czech police probing fatal explosion find arms at Palestinian Embassy

    Czech police probing fatal explosion find arms at Palestinian Embassy
    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...
  • Wal-Mart China donkey meat scandal: You're really eating fox

    Wal-Mart China donkey meat scandal: You're really eating fox
    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...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2014

     
    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...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2014

     
    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....
  • 'The Book Thief': Actor Geoffrey Rush on shooting the film in Germany

    'The Book Thief': Actor Geoffrey Rush on shooting the film in Germany
    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...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    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...
  • Trading homes for an affordable stay in Paris

    Trading homes for an affordable stay in Paris
    Ah, Paris. The food. The art. The sights. The hotel bill. It was the little matter of finding a place to stay that kept an international vacation off our radar, especially in wake of a recession that had put a king-size crimp in our international...
  • Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films

    Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films
    A new study by the Library of Congress reveals some disquieting facts about the country's early film heritage. Of the nearly 11,000 silent feature films that were produced and distributed in the United States from 1912 to 1929, the report says, only 3,...
  • Poland, long an economic success story, losing momentum

    Poland, long an economic success story, losing momentum
    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...