| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. PRESIDENT MAKING CASE FOR MILITARY STRIKE
American retaliation for Syrian chemical use would send a "strong signal," he says.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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7-Day Western Caribbean
2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29
Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:47 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The American Cinematheque is celebrating the latest films from Croatia with a mini-festival, "Kino Croatia: New Films of 2013," which opens Friday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and then moves Saturday and Sunday to the Aero in Santa Monica.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:20 PM
"The Mediterranean as it once was."
As tourism slogans go, this one has always held a special allure for me. Launched by the Croatian tourist board to invigorate its ailing vacation industry after the breakup of Yugoslavia, it's a motto that has...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 10:18 PM
Dennis Afanasev, who grew up in Williamsburg, finished in the top 32 of the boys 14-and-under division at the Orange Bowl tournament in south Florida, one of the top youth tennis events in the world.
After winning four matches in the qualifying rounds,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Hiding inside the identity of someone else — someone recently disappeared, or murdered, for example — is a theme running through all sorts of crime fiction (Patricia Highsmith's Ripley mysteries) as well as cinematic variations on that theme...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Margaery Tyrell's family has offered her up as bride for creepy King Joffrey on HBO's "Game of Thrones," but according to actress Natalie Dormer, she's no pawn of Westeros politics.
Dormer, probably most familiar in the U.S. for her role as Anne Boleyn...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:53 PM
The Obama administration and allies have begun an effort to reshape the Syria opposition to give a bigger role to front-line fighters, a smaller one to exiles, and to exclude entirely Islamic radicals, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said....
| Jan 1, 2012
Open Letter: 324 pp., $15.95 paper
Dubravka Ugresic does not like karaoke. That doesn't stop her from trying it, just as her resistance to celebrity doesn't stop her from putting her head through a cutout on a Hollywood...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:28 PM
A Balkan tradition will continue when an internationally acclaimed tamburitza band performs at the Croatian Hall in Cambria City.
The all-female band Geravuse, which means "dark-haired ladies," will take to the stage along with Zeljko Loncaric and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Ah, ye olde Croatia. Land of frigid temperatures, where stray cats roam free. A place where old men are uninhibited, accosting American tourists on the street with random family photos. A country in which dudes wear kilts.
Wait, kilts? That's Scotland....