| 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,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:11 AM
PARIS -- The disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to stand trial in France on charges of pimping, prosecutors said Friday.
The Frenchman is expected to face another humiliating day in court next year over his links to an alleged...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:21 PM
When James Watson and Francis Crick deciphered the structure of DNA in 1953, their discovery answered a crucial question in biology: How is genetic information passed down from parent to child?
Their work also created conundrums, however. They and...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The photograph is almost famous: a shot by Kevin Winter of actress Jennifer Lawrence that caught her just as she stumbled on her way to receive an Oscar this year.
The small drawings hanging beneath are less familiar: delicate images by P.E. Sharpe of a...
| Apr 7, 2013
Planning, traveling and sharing a vacation with apps that have geography at their heart is no longer just a futuristic idea.
Dated guidebooks, tattered maps and finding a place to eat may have been part of the travel headache in times past, but new...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Nevada's first congresswoman
Barbara Vucanovich, 91, who was the first woman to represent Nevada in Congress and went on to serve a sprawling, rural congressional district for 14 years, died Monday at an assisted living complex in...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine that "Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes," a vast, dense and beautifully installed new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, began as a kind of parlor game. You can almost picture the curators, Jean-Louis...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases, John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Kim Kardashian is taking in the sights of Paris before giving birth.
Kardashian, 32, pregnant with rapper Kanye West's baby, visited the City of Light for a "babymoon" before welcoming her child in June. And from the looks of her baby shower invitation,...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Henri Dutilleux, the French composer whose modernist music has received international acclaim and is performed regularly by major orchestras, died Thursday in Paris. He was 97.
His death was announced by his publisher, Schott Music. No cause of death...