| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:32 AM
It isn't just the U.S. government that's hinting at military action against Bashar Assad's government for its alleged use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians.
On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the use of such...
| Sep 2, 2013
Hollywood is not the center of the cinema universe in film critic-historian Mark Cousins' acclaimed 15-hour documentary, "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," which has its U.S. television premiere Monday evening on Turner Classic Movies.
Cousins, 48, said...
| Sep 8, 2013
It was retail theater of the highest order.
With acrobats descending the building's Rodeo Drive facade and trumpets blaring, Hermès reopened its Beverly Hills store Tuesday night after an 18-month renovation. For an after-party, the French fashion house...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:16 AM
NEW YORK -- It’s -- wait for it -- raining Wednesday at the U.S. Open and play is suspended until at least 11:30 a.m. PDT.
A few matches were completed before rain stopped play. Women’s No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska beat Maria-Teresa Torro-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Like many grocery shoppers, Michele Ricketts dreads long checkout lines.
But lately, she's been breezing by the cash register at her neighborhood Ralphs even with the usual crowds at the store.
"In the last month, I have noticed it was faster," said...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:21 PM
The Chinese government Wednesday issued what it said were record-high fines totaling $108 million in connection with the scandal-ridden baby formula industry.
The government fined five foreign companies — Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. and Abbott...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:12 PM
In the 2002 Gold Cup, Martinique midfielder Fabrice Reuperne missed a devastating penalty kick in a quarterfinal loss to Canada.
A 37-year-old Reuperne still remembered it, and then he made sure Canada remembered him with a 25-yard rising volley in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Halle Berry and her beau Olivier Martinez have wed after about three years of dating.
Berry, 46, who is expecting a baby with Martinez, 47, wed the French actor on Saturday at the Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France, her rep told People.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:52 AM
TOURS, France — Germany's Marcel Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish at the line Thursday to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, and Chris Froome stayed safely in the main pack to preserve his big lead.
Cavendish moved in front but Kittel...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When a Cold War-era acquaintance of Garry Davis' complained that U.S. passport restrictions kept him from visiting Iron Curtain countries, Davis did just what you would expect of World Citizen No. 1.
He took a rubber stamp to the young man's passport...