| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New details about the Vienna Philharmonic's past Nazi ties have come to light, with research showing that the venerated orchestra contained its fair share of party members during World War II. The new research was carried out by an independent group of...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:26 AM
BERLIN -- A Nazi-themed production of the Wagner opera "Tannhauser" that featured scenes of gas chambers and the execution of a family has been canceled in Germany after some audience members had to receive medical treatment for shock.
| May 2, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Chris Kelly, 34, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross that had a chart-topping hit with "Jump," was pronounced dead Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose, authorities said.
Police were called to Kelly's home in south...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" in Germany was reportedly booed by members of the audience who were apparently upset over the use of Nazi imagery in the staging. The opera opened Saturday at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A Santa Clarita Valley school board member already censured by his colleagues for inappropriate comments about Nazis was removed from the panel after a district probe showed he lives outside the district.
The Saugus Union School Board voted 4-1 on...
| Apr 18, 2013
LAS VEGAS -- The head of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners may want Hollywood to make fewer R-rated movies, but the exhibitors at CinemaCon this week seem to be eager for more.
During nearly every studio presentation here this week, the movies...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The TCM Classic Film Festival is screening several vintage blockbusters this weekend in Hollywood, including “The Great Escape,” “My Fair Lady” and “Giant.”
But peppered among these classics are films that don’t...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Holocaust has long been a deep and disquieting source of material for filmmakers, especially documentarians. As firsthand accounts of World War II naturally dwindle, though, cinematic inquiries on the subject have been shifting into more personal...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" features the movie season's most disturbing and detestable family -- the Vangers, a Swedish industrial dynasty whose great material wealth is matched only by its great moral corruption. In their role as the ultimate...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
In an extradition hearing last week, the mother of suspected serial arsonist Harry Burkhart told a federal judge that she and her son faced persecution from fascist Nazis in Germany and would be killed upon return, according to an audio recording of the...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Los Angeles arson suspect Harry Burkhart made an impassioned appeal to Canadian authorities for asylum a year ago, saying he was severely disabled, alone and on the run to save his life....