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  • U.S. energy boom may signal a new export era

    In a Louisiana swamp several miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico, about 3,000 construction workers are building a massive industrial facility to liquefy natural gas, preparing for a new era when the U.S. will begin exporting energy around the globe....
  • Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama

    Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama
    WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
  • On Ukraine, Ted Cruz isn't as Reaganesque as he seems to think

    On Ukraine, Ted Cruz isn't as Reaganesque as he seems to think
    In my Sunday column, I described the division among leading Republicans over what policy to prescribe on Russia and Ukraine, a three-way split among hawks, realists and libertarians. Then there’s Ted Cruz, the firebrand tea-party senator from...
  • U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels

    U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels
    President Barack Obama and major industrialized allies warned Vladimir Putin of damaging economic sanctions if he takes further action to destabilize Ukraine and also agreed to hold their own summit, skipping a planned G8 meeting in Sochi. Leaders of...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • Texas oil spill harms wildlife; officials work to reopen ship channel

    Authorities in Texas were hoping to partially reopen the busy Houston Ship Channel on Monday, officials said, after a significant oil spill over the weekend that is harming wildlife and the local economy. [Updated, 5:35 p.m. March 24: The shipping...
  • Letters: Keep fossil fuels in the ground

    Re "Energy boom may augur a new export era," March 23 Every dollar invested to expand the use of fossil fuels here or abroad is a bad investment. Spending a single penny or drilling any new wells to find more dirty energy is wrongheaded. We have...
  • Burger review: Spritz Burger

    Burger review: Spritz Burger
    Review: Spritz Burger 3819 N. Broadway 773-868-9866 Rating: 3 (out of 4) I, the Great Burgerelli, do believe that the hottest circles of hell should be reserved for charlatans such as Guy Fieri. I thoroughly appreciate those who can communicate their...
  • EU demands Russian withdrawal in Crimea but stops short of sanctions

    EU demands Russian withdrawal in Crimea but stops short of sanctions
    LONDON – The European Union on Thursday reiterated its demand that Russia withdraw its forces in the Crimea, called off talks on a trade pact with Moscow and warned of economic sanctions if the situation in Ukraine worsens. However, the leaders...
  • Beginner's luck at 80

    Beginner's luck at 80
    Paul Woodward landed his first gallery show without anyone's help. He simply walked into Forest and Ocean Gallery and introduced himself to owner Ludo Leideritz last August. His pieces have been on display ever since. From March 10, the 80-year-old...
  • Book Excerpt: 'Five Came Back' Looks at How a Quintet of Filmmakers Shaped the Public's View of World War II

    Several weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House sent Karl Rove to Los Angeles to meet with studio chiefs and entertainment industry leaders to ascertain what Hollywood's role could be in the new war on terror. Not much ever came of...