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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    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...
  • Obama, appearing with ally Hollande, expresses frustration over Syria

    Obama, appearing with ally Hollande, expresses frustration over Syria
    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...
  • Chocolate and cotton candy sweeten White House state dinner

    Chocolate and cotton candy sweeten White House state dinner
    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...
  • State dinner for France's Hollande may get awkward after his breakup

    State dinner for France's Hollande may get awkward after his breakup
    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....
  • New vintage of Brangelina's rose arrives soon; it's not another crappy celebrity wine

    New vintage of Brangelina's rose arrives soon; it's not another crappy celebrity wine
    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...
  • Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill

    Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill
    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...
  • Hubert Sauper flies into South Sudan's reality in 'We Come as Friends'

    Hubert Sauper flies into South Sudan's reality in 'We Come as Friends'
    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,"...
  • Philip Roth has quit writing fiction. He means it. Really.

    Philip Roth has quit writing fiction. He means it. Really.
    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...
  • European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.

    European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.
    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...
  • German man, 88, charged in 1944 Nazi massacre in France

    German man, 88, charged in 1944 Nazi massacre in France
    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...
  • TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS

    TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Had your fill of holiday movies? Too...