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  • Drinking in fall's tastiest color change: harvest red wines

    Drinking in fall's tastiest color change: harvest red wines
    In every October there comes a day when you must reacquaint yourself with your oven. The outdoor grill is left to gather cobwebs, not so much from neglect (this is Los Angeles, after all) but because being in the kitchen, near the feel and smell of...
  • Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets

    Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets
    Kurt Sanderling, who led the Leningrad Philharmonic and the East Berlin Symphony Orchestra under Soviet rule and won admirers in the West later in his career as a guest conductor for orchestras in London, Los Angeles and elsewhere, has died. He was 98....
  • Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor

    Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor
    Otto von Habsburg, the oldest son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor who saw the end of his family's centuries-long rule and emerged to become a champion of a Europe united by democracy, died Monday in his sleep at his home in Poecking, Germany, where he...
  • In Hungary, it's time for the 'watering of the girls'

     
    In Hungary's "watering of the girls," men throw buckets of water at women in a fertility ritual that reportedly goes back to the nation's pre-Christianity tribal roots....
  • Nazi-looted art trove discovered in Germany?

     
    Has an art historian located a buried trove of artistic masterpieces looted by the Nazis? That's what a report in Britain's Daily Mail claims, stating that the collection contains pieces by Monet, Manet and Cezanne....
  • Poll: 'Anti-Semitic notions' on rise among French, other Europeans

     
    The French have grown more likely to believe that Jews hold too much power in business or world finance, as well as other "classical anti-Semitic notions," according to a new survey from the Anti-Defamation League that compares attitudes in 2009 and 2012....
  • EU agrees on fiscal treaty, minus Britain and 3 others [Updated]

     
    Most leaders of the European Union agree to a treaty putting strict limits on government spending and borrowing. Britain is among four countries that decline to join, exposing rifts within the EU at a summit in Brussels aimed at saving the euro from its...
  • Is Angelina Jolie done with directing for now?

     
    Angelina Jolie, who directed Bosnian film in the Land of Blood and Honey, addresses whether she'd direct again...
  • Monster Mash: Steve Jobs statue unveiled; Beethoven's deafness

     
    Paying tribute: A statue of the late Steve Jobs has been unveiled in a technology park in Budapest, Hungary. (Los Angeles Times) Genius: Experts say Ludwig van Beethoven's gradual deafness may have influenced his music. (BBC News) They're in the......
  • Hungary backs down on disputed laws

     
    Hungary backing down on some criticized laws. EU sees Hungary as a test case....
  • Q & A: How a fancy Austrian ball stirred worry about neo-Nazis

     
    In Austria last week, protesters condemned a fancy ball that has been linked to extremists and neo-Nazis. The ball happens annually, but it caused extra uproar last week because it dovetailed with worldwide commemorations of the Holocaust....