| Dec 16, 2010
| 9:36 PM
Obama Afghan war policy review says progress has been made but it remains a fragile situation....
| Dec 17, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates take over the Afghan security briefing when President Obama leaves....
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dzanc Books launches a 2-week long summer writing program in Portugal....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Full texts of statements and agreements between Stephen Harper and Obama on furthering the bilateral economic and security relationships....
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
"V" fans, take note: You'll want to catch Morena Baccarin portraying a confounding suspect on "The Mentalist" this week. Baccarin has electric scenes with Simon Baker, who plays the title character, savvy sleuth Thomas Jane. The way she turns on and off...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Travel due east across the Atlantic from New York, and the first country you'll encounter is Portugal. But it's often an afterthought for most Americans — a side trip if there's spare time after visiting Spain, its bigger neighbor.
| Sep 15, 2011
A formal marvel carved from, and around, a narrative whopper, Raul Ruiz's adaptation of the mid-19th century Portuguese novel "Mysteries of Lisbon" arrives in U.S. theaters as a two-part, four-hour version edited down from a six-hour version produced...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:29 AM
BARCELONA, Spain - Frank Del Rio won't use the 'L' word to describe his brand-new cruise ship the Riviera - or her almost identical year-old sister, the Marina.
He prefers the term "upper premium" over luxury to describe the experience of a trans-...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:31 AM
LISBON (Reuters) - Austerity measures brought in to tackle Europe's economic crisis may cause a rise in drug-related HIV infections as stretched health services struggle to cope, the EU's narcotics agency said on Tuesday.
Greece, which is facing huge...
| Oct 29, 2011
Harry Schwartz is not the sort of guy you'd expect to find running a business in Lisbon. His frenetic, tightly wound persona seems better suited to SoHo or South Beach, not a rustic vineyard and restaurant on a remote stretch of Route169, a winding, two-...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:17 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "It's Portugal. Don't they drink Port in Lisbon?" I ask.
"One would think so," replies Lisbon resident Frederico Arouca. "But it's mostly older people, and not that much." Occasionally, he explains, it's found mixed into cocktails in...
| Dec 25, 2011
The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...