| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago.
Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Gyula Horn, 80, a former Hungarian prime minister who played a key role in opening the Iron Curtain, died Wednesday, the Hungarian government announced. He had been hospitalized in Budapest for several years.
He was best known internationally for his...
| Sep 6, 2012
The Lost Prince
Dutton: 437 pp., $26.95
Three years ago, a first-time novelist and longtime English teacher named Selden Edwards popped up on bestseller lists with "The Little Book,"...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Hungary is demanding that a United States organization return roughly $8 million in payments for Holocaust survivors, claiming it has failed to properly account for the money. The American organization, in turn, says it provided reams of information and...
| 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 ......
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Ramil Safarov had been sentenced to spend the rest of his days behind bars after killing an Armenian officer with an ax in Budapest, Hungary. But President Ilham Aliyev pardoned the convicted killer last week after Hungary agreed to return him to...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:53 PM
The Pentagon formally warned a former Navy SEAL who has written a first-person account of the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden that he has violated his signed agreement not to divulge classified information and threatened him with legal action......
| 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...