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Batman's done it. Spider-Man too. Superman is about to try. As studios attempt to inject new life into overly familiar comic-book franchises, reboots — with changes in tone, directors and stars — are all the rage. But "Iron Man 3" proves there...
LONDON — Thirty-one people have been arrested in a three-country sweep tied to a spectacular $50-million diamond heist at a Belgian airport in February, officials said Wednesday. More than 250 officers with the Belgian federal police and the...
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LONDON -- Authorities in three countries have arrested 31 people in connection with a spectacular diamond heist in February that saw robbers disguised as police steal an estimated $50 million worth of gemstones from a parked plane on a Belgian airport...
A spindly solar-powered aircraft took to the skies Friday from Moffett Federal Airfield, near San Francisco, on a pioneering coast-to-coast flight that will not use one ounce of fossil fuel. The plane, called Solar Impulse HB-SIA, has an immense 208-...
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sent Lionel Bringuier out into the world on Sunday afternoon. Lucky world. And lucky Zurich, where the streets in Switzerland's posh financial capital are already paved with gold and which will have the 26-year-old French...
UCLA Film & Television Archive's Celebration of Iranian Cinema showcases the work of such contemporary directors as Bahman Ghobadi ("Rhino Season"), Mani Haghighi ("Modest Reception") and Mohammad Shirvani ("Fat Shaker"), as well as paying homage to the...
FRANCE, ITALY AND SWITZERLAND Presentation Tricia Holbrook will look at hut-to-hut trekking through France, Italy and Switzerland on the Tour du Mont Blanc, and from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn along Switzerland's Haute Route. When, where: 7:30 p....
Bob Toomajian worked for 16 years as Kaiser Permanente's drug purchasing manager for Southern California, giving him an insider's knowledge of how medications are priced before reaching consumers. When it comes to patented name-brand drugs, he told me,...
Diane Shattuck filled a prescription in December for a generic antibiotic called doxycycline. With insurance, she paid $4.30 for 60 pills at a CVS store in Orange. She returned at the end of February to refill her prescription. This time, she was told...
Voters in Switzerland, angered by high executive pay, backed a plan to increase the control of shareholders over compensation of corporate leaders. Nearly 70% of voters approved the so-called "Rip-Off Initiative," according to the Swiss television...
FrameworkEach week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team's owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O'Neal recalls...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.PARIS -- A gunman opened fire on colleagues at a Swiss wood-processing plant Wednesday morning, an attack that left three people dead, including the assailant, and seven others wounded. The gunman walked into the staff canteen at the Kronoswiss wood-...
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