| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bob Dylan is under investigation by French authorities over comments he made in a 2012 interview for Rolling Stone in which he appeared to compare Croatia to Nazi Germany.
According to the Paris prosecutor's office, Dylan has been placed under formal...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Nelson Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favorite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country’s rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:35 AM
PARIS -- France said Tuesday it would initiate a resolution in the United Nations Security Council demanding that Syria reveal the extent of its chemical weapons program and turn its arsenal over to international inspectors to be neutralized.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
WASHINGTON – Preparing to deliver a rare prime-time White House address, President Obama on Tuesday found himself unexpectedly tasked with a dual challenge: bolster public support for his decision to launch military strikes against Syria while...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:19 AM
LONDON – Britain and France, previously strong advocates for armed reprisals against Damascus, welcomed the U.S.-Russian deal struck Saturday outlining a plan for the Syrian government to give up its chemical weapons stockpile by the middle of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:17 AM
PARIS -- The U.S., Britain and France pledged Monday to push for a strong, enforceable United Nations resolution demanding that Syria give up its chemical weapons, and insisted that “all options must remain on the table” if Damascus fails to...
| Sep 15, 2013
However the Syrian crisis turns out, it holds a lesson for American leaders. They have often been ready to confront those who violate international norms, such as Syrian President Bashar Assad, but reluctant to join worldwide agreements that express those...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:14 PM
New York-based designer Joseph Altuzarra has taken the spotlight in L.A. this week, co-hosting an Emmys kick-off party, and designing the interior of the green room where stars will hang out backstage during the awards show Sunday night.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Over the past few weeks, the stars have been aligning for designer Joseph Altuzarra.
First came news that Kering, the European luxury conglomerate that owns Gucci Group and built Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen into global brands, bought a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets?
His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Novelist Danielle Steel, 65, had a passion for fashion even before she got her hands on her first Hermes Kelly bag, a gift from her grandmother, at age 17.
A regular on the bestseller list, with more than 600 million books sold since her first title...