| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:46 PM
WASHINGTON — Acknowledging "enormous frustration," President Obama said Tuesday that his administration "continues to explore every possible avenue" to help resolve the nearly 3-year-old Syrian civil war, although he again said he had no plans for...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON — French President Francois Hollande was feted by President Obama on Tuesday night with a state dinner that drew political, business and Hollywood heavyweights, but not Valerie Trierweiler, who was considered France’s first lady...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:01 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's first state dinner was memorable for who showed up uninvited. His sixth, a high-glitz affair for the president of France scheduled for Tuesday, may be remembered for who was initially invited but did not attend....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:14 PM
If you’re one of the impatient ones, and have to have a bottle of Brangelina’s latest rosé from Provence right now, you’ll have to jet over to London or France. That’s right. The first bottles of 2013 Château Miraval Côtes de...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Bode Miller hasn't won a World Cup race since December 2011, the Beaver Creek downhill in Colorado.
He is 36 years old and coming off micro-fracture knee surgery that forced him to miss all of last season.
He was born in the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Documentary filmmakers are known to go to extraordinary lengths to get their stories on film, but few have gone as far as Hubert Sauper.
In order to achieve the unusual access to the reality of Africa he provides in his exceptional "We Come as Friends,"...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Philip Roth, one of America's most lauded novelists, has quit writing fiction. The 80-year-old has said it before, and he said it again in an interview published this week on Stanford's website.
"I haven’t written a word of fiction since 2009. I...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out who has my Super Bowl tickets.
The Skinny: How funny would it have been if right before he delivered the State of the Union address, President Obama barked out, "Omaha! Omaha!" and the entire Cabinet got up and...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:06 PM
German authorities have charged an 88-year-old man from Cologne with hundreds of counts of murder and accessory to murder in a 1944 Nazi massacre that killed more than 600 civilians in the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane.
The man, identified only as...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
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