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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Royal baby: Surprisingly sexist merriment

    Royal baby: Surprisingly sexist merriment
    The royal baby made his debut appearance Tuesday, with Will and Kate taking turns posing with their little prince, the future king. It was a sweet and surprisingly down-to-earth moment. But still, even as I found myself unexpectedly cooing at my screen, I...
  • Dr. Christian de Duve dies at 95; Nobel-winning scientist

    Dr. Christian de Duve dies at 95; Nobel-winning scientist
    For the first half of the 20th century, the cell was a mysterious, unfathomable entity. Nutrients went in and hormones, wastes and other products came out. But what happened in between was anybody's guess. Light microscopes could reveal the rough...
  • Review: Hans Richter's radical revision of time and space at LACMA

    Review: Hans Richter's radical revision of time and space at LACMA
    Hans Richter, the early 20th century artist whose work is currently on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is an ideal subject for the museum to examine in an exhibition. For LACMA, he's a two-fer. First, the museum has a long-standing, well-...
  • Emmys 2013: Benedict Cumberbatch on 'Parade's End,' 'Sherlock' return

    Emmys 2013: Benedict Cumberbatch on 'Parade's End,' 'Sherlock' return
    Benedict Cumberbatch got an early birthday surprise Thursday morning. Following some time in New Zealand working on the next “Hobbit” film, the British actor, who turns 37 Friday, was on his way from a “Star Trek: Into Darkness”...
  • Passenger ship Harvard runs aground

     
    The coastal passenger ship S.S. Harvard runs aground in fog at Point Arguello....
  • Alice McDermott's snapshots of a woman in 'Someone'

    Alice McDermott's snapshots of a woman in 'Someone'
    In "Someone," Alice McDermott's elegiac new novel, time and place have a dream-like fluidity. There's no doubt that we're in Brooklyn, but this is a Brooklyn of immigrants, largely Irish Catholics, whose new world is a palimpsest in which the old world...
  • 'Downton Abbey' gets real-life literary character in Season 4

    'Downton Abbey' gets real-life literary character in Season 4
    It will be easier than ever to find a room of one's own at "Downton Abbey" when it returns to PBS in January. The drama, which premieres in the U.K. later this month, will take a literary bent in its fourth season. Fleeing from the gloom at Downton...
  • Patsy Swayze dies at 86; dance teacher was Patrick Swayze's mother

    Patsy Swayze dies at 86; dance teacher was Patrick Swayze's mother
    The note Patsy Swayze tucked in her son Don's suitcase was simple but meaningful. It was 1980, and Don had just moved to California to pursue an acting career. He was sleeping on his older brother Patrick's couch and scared to death of the prospect of...
  • George Halas in first group of Rose Bowl All-Century finalists

    George Halas in first group of Rose Bowl All-Century finalists
    George Halas, Patty Driscoll and Neil Snow have been selected as the first three finalists for this season's Rose Bowl All-Century Class. The three players were chosen for the decades of the 1900s and 1910s. The first Rose Bowl was held in 1902 and ...
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
  • Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'

    Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'
    Flying used to be fun. You'd stroll onto an airplane without anyone searching your carry-on luggage. No one scanned your body either. On the plane itself, your kid might get invited into the cockpit, and they'd serve you Alaskan crab and Champagne —...