| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The Czech Republic entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon won the architecture portion of the 19-team university competition Friday, but as the event sped toward its conclusion Sunday at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, a team of students from Austria...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, who suffered a comeback setback Nov. 19 when she crashed during training in Colorado, has taken herself out of next week's World Cup races at Beaver Creek, Colo.
Vonn partially tore the right ACL she severed at...
| Oct 10, 2012
Turhan Bey, 90, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katharine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, died Sept. 30 in the Austrian capital after a long...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:54 AM
World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
| May 27, 2013
Buying by grape variety
2012 Crossbarn by Paul Hobbs Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast $20
2012 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Loire France $24
2012 Domaine Moreux Rosé “Cuvee de Lys” Sancerre Loire France: $20-$22
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A United Nations mission that has patrolled a zone of separation between Israel and Syria for four decades is at risk of becoming the latest casualty in the grinding bloodbath between Syrian President Bashar Assad's military and the rebels fighting to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Austria said Thursday that it was pulling its troops from a United Nations observer mission in the buffer zone between Syria and and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying the risk to its soldiers had become “unacceptable” amid fighting...
| Jan 26, 2013
Green papaya salad
Look for a white blend from Vienna or Austria that's sweet with a crisp minerality, such as a Gemischter Satz. Phan especially likes it with the 2011 Bernreiter Gemischter Satz, a field blend grown within the city limits of Vienna,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate in the Eurozone hit a record 12.2% last month as the region continues to battle a lengthy recession triggered by austerity measures and debt problems in some key nations.
Joblessness has soared over the past...
| Nov 3, 2012
Here's the problem: "I'm a wine lover," says Hans Reisetbauer, spreading his hands for emphasis. But he was unlucky enough to be raised in upper Austria, too far north to grow grapes. The son of a farmer, at school he studied agriculture, but normal...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Scientists have discovered that what they thought was a single species of daddy longlegs is actually three, according to a new study.
The most widespread daddy longlegs species (which are technically harvestmen and not spiders; they have eight legs...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The $650-million plan to remake the jumbled campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Wilshire Boulevard is the fourth such effort in the last three decades.
Challenging in concept and architecturally ambitious, the design by Swiss architect...