| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside the White House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace.
But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
It's not surprising that Pedro Almodóvar's latest film, "I'm So Excited!" is being billed as a return to the erotically obsessed, anything-goes antics that propelled the Spanish director's early camp fests.
But at 63, Almodóvar isn't looking to repeat...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Two female mannequins with more meat on their plastic bones than the standard department-store dummy are causing a social media ruckus – and not just because they’re clad only in lingerie.
A photo of the fuller-figured pair, rocking purple...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:15 AM
MADRID -- In another blow to Spain's scandal-plagued royal family, a judge Thursday cleared the way for a new investigation into King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, rejecting her appeal to have her tax returns shielded from further scrutiny.
| May 7, 2013
| 9:14 AM
MADRID -- A Spanish court Tuesday dropped a subpoena of King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, citing insufficient evidence to tie her to alleged corruption by her husband.
The 47-year-old princess, Infanta Cristina, last month became the first direct...
| Apr 9, 2013
Spanish actress was 1950s Hollywood star
Sara Montiel, 85, a famed, sultry-voiced Spanish actress who achieved Hollywood stardom in the 1950s, died Monday in Madrid, according to her biographer, Peter Villora. The cause was undetermined....
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Global focus: The Irish voted "with a heavy heart" this week to tough out the hardships of remaining a member of the Eurozone. Greek and French voters protested the pain of austerity by throwing out leaders who had been slashing jobs and services to...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:40 PM
European Union leaders surprised and impressed markets worldwide Friday by taking unexpectedly decisive action to boost confidence in the struggling euro common currency at a summit where little had been expected except impasse and discord....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A Spanish heiress' sale of a 19th century masterpiece by the British painter John Constable has sparked a high-society family feud in recession-ridden Madrid....