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  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team. Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
  • Kim Kardashian's $500,000 Vienna ball date reportedly goes awry

    Kim Kardashian's $500,000 Vienna ball date reportedly goes awry
    A half-million bucks for a date night at a fancy party doesn't sound like hard work — but Kim Kardashian's deal to accompany billionaire Richard Lugner to the Vienna Opera Ball in Austria doesn't seem to have played out very well. Lugner, who over...
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: An inspiring story of 50 Jewish children, saved

    In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
  • Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom

    Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom
    Vic Wild captured his second gold medal in four days when he won the Olympic debut of men's parallel slalom in snowboarding while Julia Dujmovits of Austria inched past Germany's Anke Karstens at the finish to win gold in the women's event Saturday. The...
  • Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives

    Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives
    You could spend a lifetime in Europe's grand museums -- the Louvre, the British Museum, and many others. But I also like to take in a destination's more idiosyncratic sights, getting a bead on the quirkier side of the local culture. It's my nature as a...
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history Friday as the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal after making an astonishing recovery midway through her second run. The 18-year-old American showed impressive balance...
  • Lionsgate, TMG Ink Expanded Output Pact for Summit Pix

    LONDON -- Lionsgate has inked an expanded multiyear output pact with Tele Muenchen Group covering the distribution of its Summit label films in Germany and Austria in all media, the two companies announced Thursday. The deal was negotiated in Berlin and...
  • Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme

    Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme
    One day after federal authorities in Chicago announced a sweeping indictment charging billionaire Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash in connection with an $18.5 million bribery scheme, Firtash posted a YouTube video calling his arrest politically...
  • Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present

    Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present
    BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
  • F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014

    F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014
    Regresa Austria, entra Rusia y salen Corea del Sur y la India Madrid, 12 mar (EFE).- El Campeonato del Mundo de Fórmula Uno de 2014, que comienza este fin de semana con el Gran Premio de Australia, estará compuesto por diecinueve grandes premios,...
  • For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness

     For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness
    The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful. In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...