| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Rihanna was a showstopper on the red carpet at Chanel's haute couture show in Paris on Tuesday. She wore a long, slouchy cream-colored cardigan, unbuttoned down to there and up to here -- in fact, only three buttons right around the middle seemed to...
| 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...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
| May 26, 2013
| 10:44 AM
PARIS--French anti-terrorist investigators are hunting for a man who stabbed a soldier in the throat at a busy Paris shopping and transport center.
Detectives are also examining whether there is a link between the attack and the killing of a British...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Jean Nouvel, the French architect, is credited with creating "installations" for the Los Angeles Philharmonic production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," although "transformations" would be more accurate. Azzedine Alaïa designed the striking...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Paris Saint-Germain won its first Ligue 1 title in 19 years with a 1-0 victory over Lyon at Lyon, France, on Sunday night, and in the fine tradition of soccer hooligans everywhere, some of the team's fans decided to celebrate with some rioting.
| May 15, 2013
| 7:35 AM
James Conlon, the music director of Los Angeles Opera, will pay tribute to the late conductor Colin Davis in a pair of concerts this month at the Festival de Saint-Denis in Paris. Davis had been scheduled to conduct the concerts, but the renowned...