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  • Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard

    Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard
    LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
  • Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy

    Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy
    Cartography never looked or tasted so good. Artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves have created a series of food maps inspired by their love of food and passion for travel. Each map is made up of food that represents that country or continent. "In...
  • Info on visiting Tuscany and Italian festas

    Info on visiting Tuscany and Italian festas
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO TUSCANY From LAX, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France, British, US Airways, United, Swiss, Delta and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rome. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $767, including all taxes and...
  • Spring arts 2014: Pop music

    Spring arts 2014: Pop music
    Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years. Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
  • Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations

    Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 93....
  • Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course

    Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course
    BEIJING — The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grew more puzzling Tuesday as reports suggested the plane may have veered more than 300 miles west of its intended flight path and flew lower and longer than previously thought....
  • Paris voters elect Socialist as their first female mayor

    Paris voters elect Socialist as their first female mayor
    PARIS -- Voters in Paris elected their first female mayor on Sunday as Socialist candidate Anne Hidalgo won the keys to City Hall after a closely fought campaign. Hidalgo’s victory was one of the day's rare successes for French President...
  • Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone

    Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone
    BEIJING — Stepping up its role in the hunt for the elusive Malaysia Airlines flight 370, China reported Saturday that one of its Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft Saturday reported seeing "three suspicious objects" in the south Indian Ocean that could be...
  • Former Wrigley family home among stops on Pasadena Heritage tour

    Former Wrigley family home among stops on Pasadena Heritage tour
    The Italian Revival mansion that was home to the Wrigley family of chewing gum fame, and today is headquarters of the Tournament of Roses, is one of four houses on view Sunday in this year's Pasadena Heritage spring home tour. The Tournament House,...
  • 'Cycle of Lies,' 'Wheelmen' take different paths in Lance Armstrong story

    'Cycle of Lies,' 'Wheelmen' take different paths in Lance Armstrong story
    The cycling section of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., is vast. And as you stand before it, as I did recently, it's easy to split the volumes into distinct categories: before doping and after. In the first realm rest the hagiographies and how-to tomes...
  • Sandro and the new French contemporary fashion wave in L.A.

    Sandro and the new French contemporary fashion wave in L.A.
    Like Vince, Joie and A.L.C.? Meet their French cousins Sandro, Maje and Iro. Los Angeles, birthplace of some of America’s most successful contemporary fashion labels, is seeing a new wave of brands from Paris opening stores with their own French...