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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Why the suddenly aggressive behavior by China?

     Why the suddenly aggressive behavior by China?
    It would be difficult to believe that China's leaders didn't expect a negative reaction from its neighbors and the United States when it announced the creation of an expansive air defense identification zone over the East China Sea in late November. But...
  • TV This Week Jan. 12 - 18: 'Frontline' on PBS

    TV This Week Jan. 12 - 18: 'Frontline' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY The dynamic duo of Tina Fey and Amy...
  • 2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries

    2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries
    "Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat  BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 19, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, boats cruise through Newport Harbor in Newport Beach during the first night of the 105th annual Christmas Boat Parade and Ring of Lights. The five-day event's 2013 theme is “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.&#...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans

    Skirmishes flare over WWI centennial plans
    FOLKESTONE, England — The war that was supposed to end all wars didn't. But who knew it would still be causing skirmishes nearly a century later? As Europe prepares to mark the 100th anniversary next year of the outbreak of World War I, clashes...
  • Travel films and programs

    HOLLAND & BELGIUM Presentation Adrian and Susan Kalvinskas of Distant Lands will explore the Low Countries and their cities and countryside, including Amsterdam, the World War I-era landscape of the Ypres area and Brussels. When, where: 7:30 p.m....
  • In 'The Great War,' Joe Sacco unfolds the art of war

    In 'The Great War,' Joe Sacco unfolds the art of war
    For Joe Sacco, the decision to do "The Great War" (W.W. Norton: boxed, unpaged, $35) grew out of a kind of dare. The idea — to create a panoramic drawing of the Western Front, and more specifically, the first day of the Battle of the Somme —...
  • Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

    Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend
    Many Americans will be sleeping an extra hour when Daylight Saving Time ends — at 2 a.m. Sunday, to be exact. Even with the extra time to snooze, fewer people are fans of the clock-changing ritual. According to a recent Rasmussen Reports survey,...
  • Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal

     Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal
    WASHINGTON — For years, when the United States has needed to hand off a dirty diplomatic chore, one obscure nation has reliably raised its hand: Albania. A poor sliver of a country clinging to the edge of Europe, Albania took in ethnic Uighur...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....