| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy.
Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Visit Vienna as a tourist and you aren't likely to see kids like Ramasan, the 11-year-old subject of docu director Sudabeh Mortezai's empathetically observed fiction debut, "Macondo." To find such foreigners, one must venture to the outskirts, where the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - Housed in a new Kowloon venue, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (Mar 24 - April 7, 2014) will this year put renewed emphasis on local films.
The HKIFF will open with the twin screenings of Pang Ho-cheung's social drama "Aberdeen" and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What an Oscar-winning production: No sooner had the Olympic torch been doused at Sochi than Russian troops, in uniform and out, began landing in Crimea. The script was as familiar as "Casablanca" as key points are seized, highways blocked, airports...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:37 PM
BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games.
They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories.
The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Regresa Austria, entra Rusia y salen Corea del Sur y la India
Madrid, 12 mar (EFE).- El Campeonato del Mundo de Fórmula Uno de 2014, que comienza este fin de semana con el Gran Premio de Australia, estará compuesto por diecinueve grandes premios,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful.
In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:07 AM
BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Join Los Angeles Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard for an L.A. Now Live discussion at 9 a.m. Tuesday on the arrests of Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:55 AM
To show you how prominently the NSA surveillance story is being played in Europe, here is the politics page from this morning's Tiroler Tageszeitung, which is the daily paper in Innsbruck, Austria. It's entirely devoted to the topic.
Readers of this...