| 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.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Spanish filmmaker Fernando Trueba had to grow older before he felt ready to direct "The Artist and the Model," which opens Friday.
Not long after he won the foreign language film Oscar in 1994 for "Belle Epoque," Trueba began thinking about doing a film...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The central conceit of "The Smurfs 2" is that the wicked wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) is desperate to capture the secret essence of Smurfs. But Sony Pictures already has found the magic formula that makes the blue cartoon characters so popular —...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the United States on suspicion of leaking national security secrets, isn’t the only person to have been caught in the diplomatic limbo of an airport transit zone.
Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian-born refugee,...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Jacques Verges, the flamboyant lawyer who earned the nickname the "Devil's advocate" for his defense of former Nazis, terrorist bombers and notorious dictators and their aides, has died. He was 88.
Verges died of cardiac arrest Thursday in the Paris...
| 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 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Patricia Engel sets her first novel in late '90s Paris, where recent college graduate Lita del Cielo arrives to take language classes for a year. It's a respite of sorts as she attempts to forestall the expectations of her Colombian immigrant parents, who...
| Sep 1, 2013
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THE BEST WAY TO PARIS
From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Delta, United, Lufthansa, American, KLM and British; restricted round-trip fares...