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  • Cannes: Festival favorite enjoys L.A. ties

    Cannes: Festival favorite enjoys L.A. ties
    — Writer-director Terrence Malick wasn't there to accept it, but "The Tree of Life," his ambitious and long-anticipated examination of what it all means, won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or on Sunday night. "He remains infamously and...
  • Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, 74; won Nobel Prize in physics for liquid crystal work

    Nobel Prize-winning scientist Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, who was dubbed the "Isaac Newton of our time" for his pioneering research on liquid crystals, has died. He was 74. He died Friday in Orsay, a suburb of Paris, the French newspaper Le Monde reported...
  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Letters: A Jan. 28 letter about "smart power" was published with a misspelled signature, Martin Laudal. The letter was written by Martin Maudal. — -------------------- Guantanamo POWs Re “ Obama sets...
  • PASSINGS

    Jon Hager 'Hee Haw' comedian, musician Jon Hager, 67, who performed in the musical comedy duo the Hager Twins on the television show "Hee Haw," was found dead in his Nashville apartment Friday. Hager had apparently died in his sleep, said Sam Lovullo,...
  • Yves Saint Laurent, 71; icon of French fashion design

    Yves Saint Laurent, 71; icon of French fashion design
    Yves Saint Laurent, the French fashion designer who created a bold new dress code for women during the feminist revolution of the 1970s and helped launch the era of the celebrity designer with his jet-set lifestyle, died Sunday at 71. The designer died...
  • Maurice Grimaud dies at 95; former Paris police chief

    Maurice Grimaud, who as Paris police chief played a key role in avoiding major bloodshed during France's student uprising in May 1968, has died. He was 95. Grimaud died July 16, Paris police headquarters said; the cause of death was not specified. He was...
  • Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'

    Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'
    Eric Rohmer, a former film critic who became one of France's most respected filmmakers and was internationally known for movies such as "My Night at Maud's" and "Claire's Knee," died Monday in Paris. He was 89. Rohmer's death was announced by his...
  • Don't dump Maliki

    What does sovereignty mean? In the case of Iraq, Washington can't seem to decide. On June 28, 2004, the United States ceremoniously ended its occupation of Iraq by transferring sovereignty to its hand-picked interim prime minister, Iyad Allawi. Three...
  • Broker a Gaza cease-fire now

    Broker a Gaza cease-fire now
    In the densely populated Gaza Strip, Hamas is ensconced in houses, schools and mosques, fighting under cover of civilians. Israel, meanwhile, has bombed extensively, sent in ground forces to cut off Gaza City and taken up positions atop apartment...
  • D-day coverage criticized

     
    On Saturday, June 6, about two dozen readers took the time to send e-mails or call The Times to complain about what wasn't there: "Why no D-day coverage in the first news section of The Times on June 6?" wrote......
  • Reports: France's controversial three-strikes law gets approved; Elton John joins U.K. debate

     
    The sharing of music via the Web has become a hot topic this week in Europe. As major pop stars debate proposed legislation in Britain, the French parliament today approved a controversial Internet piracy bill, according to multiple news reports......