| May 15, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
| Jun 2, 2013
CORTINA D' AMPEZZO, Italy — Hiking up a road should be simple, right?
It's relatively wide, so you're not apt to step off and tumble down the mountain.
It's relatively smooth, so you're not likely to stumble.
So why am I stopping for a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:24 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking for an affordable face lift without breaking the bank? Want to combine a tummy tuck with two weeks in the sun? You're not alone.
Nearly a third of people surveyed around the world say they are open to the idea of medical...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:37 PM
TriQuarterly still serves as his calling card. Seven years after his death and nearly four decades after he stepped down as editor, Charles Newman will always be best remembered as the dashing pipe-smoker who took Northwestern University's sleepy literary...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Confirming the status of "Walesa, Man of Hope" as one of this year's Venice-Toronto breakout sales hits, Films Boutique has closed a slew of new deals in Toronto on the latest film by Polish grand master Andrzej Wajda.
Over the last few days in Toronto,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- Georg Maas' "Two Lives" will represent Germany in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards.
The decision was made Tuesday in Munich by an independent jury, which was appointed by the national film org German Films.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Actress Lili Bordán was living and working in Budapest, Hungary, when she got her first taste of “Battlestar Galactica,” taking ......
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:22 AM
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from the pole position on Sunday for his first victory of a frustrating season and a record-tying fourth triumph on the Hungaroring circuit.
Kimi Raikkonen was second after holding off a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Atlanta. Chicago. New Orleans. Wilmington, N.C. Austin, Texas. Albuquerque, N.M. Ireland, Hungary and Puerto Rico. These are among the locales that TV producers and actors have to be prepared to call home, at least temporarily, if they are fortunate...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A new exhibition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is causing diplomatic friction between Germany and Russia. "The Bronze Age of Europe: Europe Without Borders" features some German works of art that were looted by Russian soldiers at...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
At 83 on June 16, Vilmos Zsigmond — regarded as one of the 10 most influential cinematographers by the International Cinematographers Guild — still has a full plate. The Big Sur-based cinematographer for such classic '70s films as "Close...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, has died. He was 88.
Starker, who died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., had been in terminal care for the last few weeks, according to reports from wire...