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  • France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.

    France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.
    WASHINGTON — Seventy-two years after Nazis began deporting French Jews to concentration camps, the French government is negotiating to pay reparations for the first time to several hundred Holocaust survivors now living in the U.S. who survived...
  • France, a down-in-the-dumps nation

     France, a down-in-the-dumps nation
    PARIS — Not long ago, I attended a colloquium of French scientists and philosophers in Corsica, France, called "How to Think About the Future." With few exceptions, the astrophysicists, economists, physicians and social theorists on hand offered...
  • Obama will award Medal of Honor to 24 overlooked Army veterans

    Obama will award Medal of Honor to 24 overlooked Army veterans
    WASHINGTON -- Seeking to correct a historic injustice, President Obama will award the nation's highest combat honor to two dozen veterans -- mostly Latino and Jewish -- who fought as far back as World War II but were denied the coveted Medal of Honor...
  • Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium

    Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium
    SOCHI, Russia — Marielle Thompson heard a voice, someone calling "inside," up high on the course in the women's ski-cross final at the Winter Olympics. It was her Canadian teammate, Kelsey Serwa. Thompson gave Serwa a little space on the first...
  • Sochi Olympics: France sweeps men's freestyle ski cross

    Sochi Olympics: France sweeps men's freestyle ski cross
    SOCHI, Russia – The fab threesome of U.S. freeskiers Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper landed on the cover of a limited edition of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal box after sweeping the slopestyle podium. Now that the French trio...
  • Pierre Vaultier wins gold in snowboard cross; Alex Deibold gets bronze

    Pierre Vaultier wins gold in snowboard cross; Alex Deibold gets bronze
    Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold and Alex Deibold of the U.S. took bronze in men's snowboardcross at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday. Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final,...
  • 'Downton Abbey' recap: There's something about Mary

    'Downton Abbey' recap: There's something about Mary
    Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and it’s spreading like the swine flu. A season that began gloomily, with Mary deep in mourning over Matthew, has surprisingly evolved into one that’s mostly about romance. As we approach the season...
  • Wine clubs worth joining to lift a glass

    Wine clubs worth joining to lift a glass
    Typically, wine clubs have had about as much coolness factor as the old Columbia Record Club. No serious wine drinkers would have ever considered joining such a club. But now a handful of new wine clubs is changing the game with selections focused on...
  • Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine

    Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine
    Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy. But wine? Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
  • Don't give up on the bullet train, California

     Don't give up on the bullet train, California
    Who doesn't love a train? Who cannot fail to be seduced by the most appealing vehicle in human history — the rail-induced sensuality of "Brief Encounter," the desperate heroism of engineer Casey Jones, the creative muscle of the Big Four railroad...
  • 'Colbert Report's' 'Buddy Cole' helps Olympic athletes seem 'not gay'

    'Colbert Report's' 'Buddy Cole' helps Olympic athletes seem 'not gay'
    Russia's anti-gay laws have been a source of concern for many Americans heading into the Olympic Games, but Stephen Colbert appears to have the solution. On Tuesday's "Colbert Report," he sent "self-avowed man's man" Buddy Cole to meet with the U.S. men's...