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  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards for best pop duo/group performance and dance/electronica album.
  • Latvia joins Eurozone with New Year's fanfare but little joy

    Latvia joins Eurozone with New Year's fanfare but little joy
    Latvia became the 18th country to make the European Union's euro its currency when fireworks exploded over Riga and church bells tolled in the new year. Latvia has posted the 28-nation EU's most impressive economic growth rates for the last two years,...

    Supermarket roof collapses in Latvia; dozens may be trapped

    Supermarket roof collapses in Latvia; dozens may be trapped
    MOSCOW -- A supermarket roof collapsed and killed at least four people Thursday night in Riga, the capital of Latvia, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. Three bodies of customers were discovered by rescue workers, one of whom was also killed,...

    Grammys: L.A. Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical nominees

    Grammys: L.A. Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical nominees
    Los Angeles’ increasing reputation as a capital for new classical music got further confirmation from the Grammy Awards on Friday night. Five recordings that involve the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Santa Monica new music series Jacaranda, the...

    The Nordic Mystery Boom

    Americans are often unaware of major cultural trends developing just slightly off the beaten path. Take the Scandinavian Whodunit Boom. A month ago, Karin Fossum's novel, "The Indian Bride," won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best mystery. Fossum, a...