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SAN LUIS OBISPO — Germany's Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected. Voigt, riding for the RadioShack Leopard team, jumped...
There's a big, raw-boned appeal to "Kon-Tiki," the Norwegian film based on its native son explorer Thor Heyerdahl and the 100-plus days he and a crew of six spent on a balsa wood raft crossing the Pacific to prove a point. Carried by currents from Peru to...
The IMPAC Dublin Literary Award announced its shortlist for 2013 on Tuesday, and a refreshingly diverse group it is, with five novels in translation -- from Japan, Iceland, Norway, the Netherlands, and France -- listed along with one British, one Irish...
Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber. "Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing...
WASHINGTON -- If the world's major economies had a competition like the NCAA basketball tournament, the U.S. would enter as the No. 1 seed -- but a leading business group said the nation's corporate tax policies would get it bounced in the first round....
A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer. Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd Drawing on...
Mothers who took folic acid supplements around the time they became pregnant were less likely to have children with an autism spectrum disorder, a new study has found. Researchers in Norway examined health records of more than 85,000 children born there...
The reaction on Twitter to the new Strokes single has not been especially good. In fact, opinions of "One Way Trigger," which appeared on the band's website Friday, seem to be tending almost entirely toward the negative. "aaaaahhh!! just listened to new...
Academy voters showed their love for Austria's "Amour" on Thursday morning, with the deep and intimate look at an aging couple facing the end of life together being nominated not just for best foreign language film, but also for best picture and in...
Something like a glammed-up re-imagining of the United Nations, year-in, year-out the foreign-language film category at the Oscars is a home to diplomacy, drama, intrigue and heartbreak. And that's just the process to secure a nomination and then the...
L.A. NOWCiting insufficient evidence, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will not pursue criminal charges in connection with an altercation last May in Calabasas in which pop star Justin Bieber allegedly punched and kicked a photographer. Los Angeles...
The American Cinematheque welcomes 2013 with "Motion Picturesque: Cinema at Its Most Beautiful" festival, which shines the spotlight on the visual splendor of motion pictures. The series opens Thursday at the Egyptian with Fritz Lang's influential...
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