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  • 'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist

    'The Hunt,' 'Grandmaster,' 'Great Beauty' make Oscar foreign shortlist
    The Motion Picture Academy on Friday released the shortlist of nine foreign-language films that will pass to the next round of the race, and it contained the category's characteristic mix of favorites and surprises. While some of the films making the...
  • Neanderthals put time and effort into burying their dead, study finds

    Neanderthals put time and effort into burying their dead, study finds
    Stocky, sturdy and strong, Neanderthals may also have been sentimental. A new study suggests our closest, extinct human relatives took the time to bury their dead as much as 50,000 years ago. The findings, published in the journal PNAS,  add to a...
  • Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
  • French Laundry team will compete in Bocuse d'Or 2015 competition

    French Laundry team will compete in Bocuse d'Or 2015 competition
    The Bocuse d'Or, otherwise known as the Olympics of the culinary world, will take place in Lyon, France, on Jan. 24, 2015. That means the Bocuse d'Or U.S. team -- chef Philip Tessier and his commis (assistant) Skylar Stover of the French Laundry in Napa...
  • TV This Week for Dec. 29-Jan. 4: NBC's 'Community' is back

    TV This Week for Dec. 29-Jan. 4: NBC's 'Community' is back
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY A salute to Peter O'Toole...
  • A teenage paparazzo's 'Dog Dance' with pop culture

    A teenage paparazzo's 'Dog Dance' with pop culture
    It was Bob Dylan who transformed Brad Elterman into a teenage paparazzo. That was in 1974, when the folk-rocker was set to headline the Fabulous Forum and Elterman was a Sherman Oaks high school kid who scored a ticket, front row center. He realized: "I...
  • Two French journalists abducted and killed in Mali

    Two French journalists abducted and killed in Mali
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa--Two French journalists were kidnapped and killed in northern Mali on Saturday, just days after four French hostages were freed in Niger. The French Foreign Ministry confirmed the deaths of Ghislaine Dupont, 51, and Claude...
  • 'Fracking' the Monterey Shale -- boon or boondoggle?

     'Fracking' the Monterey Shale -- boon or boondoggle?
    "Eureka!" reads the California motto, originated in the 19th century Gold Rush. Now some believe the state is on the cusp of a 21st century bonanza, only this time it will be oil that fuels a Golden State boom. Modern prospectors are eyeing the Monterey...
  • Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans

    Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans
    FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later? As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Major Crimes' on TNT

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Major Crimes' on TNT
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nick News With Linda...
  • 'The Returned' breathes new life into foreign programming

    'The Returned' breathes new life into foreign programming
    One suspects the world is out of kilter when a French girl utters cultural sacrilege: "Love is stronger than death? What a load of bull." The girl in question, Camille, has returned from the dead, unbruised and unbloodied and looking just as she did...