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  • David W. Scott dies at 92; National Museum of American Art's founding director

    David W. Scott, an artist and art historian who served as founding director of the National Museum of American Art, played a key role in expanding the National Gallery of Art and shepherded the Corcoran Gallery of Art through a difficult time after a...
  • Car bombs kill dozens in Algiers

    Car bombs kill dozens in Algiers
    Two bombs that killed at least 26 people, including 11 United Nations workers, in the Algerian capital on Tuesday were orchestrated by a resurgent Al Qaeda-linked group seeking to overthrow North African governments, Algerian authorities said. Al Qaeda...
  • Archaeologists get a glimpse life in a Sahara Eden

    The tiny skeletal hand jutted from the sand as if beckoning the living to the long dead. For thousands of years, it had waved unheeded in the most desolate section of the Sahara, surrounded by the bones of hippos, giraffes and other creatures typically...
  • The joys of clay pot cooking

    The joys of clay pot cooking
    I don't think I've ever met a clay cooking pot I didn't like . . . or want to own. And I have more than 100 clay pots of every size in my kitchen to prove it: Moroccan tagines, Proven├žal daubieres, Spanish cazuelas, Italian bean pots, Turkish guvecs...
  • Countries where dollars go the distance

    Longing for an out-of-country excursion but feeling a little poor because you have only dollars in your pocket? Relax. Even with the fast-eroding value of the dollar against other currencies, you still can find international destinations where your buck...
  • France's summer vacation traffic jam

    Frederic Arnold never met Julio Cortazar, but they would have appreciated each other's work. Arnold is a French public servant, a quiet, compact engineer who wears black and an air of patient resignation. He oversees the National Center for Highway...
  • Tours and cruises in California and around the world

    Tours and cruises in California and around the world
    CALIFORNIA Cycling in the north Go for a lazy spin through Ferndale farmlands or sweat out a 100-mile loop through the redwoods. The May 10 Tour of the Unknown Coast offers cyclists five different rides for different skill levels and free camping at the...
  • Yahoo's earnings report fails to wow Wall Street

    Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday made much ado about its first-quarter financial performance as a sign that it's turning around its fortunes. Wall Street reacted like nothing happened. Analysts said the results and projections were not strong enough to force...
  • Bette Midler does Sin City

    In the opening to her new show, Bette Midler is buffeted into Las Vegas atop a tornado. Of course, twisters in the Mojave Desert are rare. Yet as soon as "Miss M" hits the stage, the curtain-raiser makes perfect sense: At age 63, Midler's still a...
  • Documentary Festival

    Documentary Festival
    Friday, September 18, 2009 - Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 2:00pm All sessions and the panel discussion are in Darnell Street auditorium, across Van Ciburn Way from the Kimbell Art Museum. The Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell present a festival of...
  • Film trial plays up contradictions

    A Los Angeles jury received a primer on Hollywood backstabbing and deceit during testimony Wednesday in a breachof-contract trial between movie mogul Philip Anschutz and best-selling novelist Clive Cussler. Karen Baldwin, executive producer of the 2005...
  • Jurors hear tales of studio maneuvering

    In Hollywood it pays to have connections, even if you are the son of former Disney Chairman Michael Eisner. Stories of back-lot feuding, deceitful negotiations and high-strung egos are all part of a drama unfolding in the wood-paneled Los Angeles...