| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:23 PM
After winning the season's first six races, Formula One's Mercedes team came up short at the Canadian Grand Prix, where Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo took the checkered flag.
So as the series prepares for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
(Reuters) - Statistics for Sunday's Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in Spielberg, race eight of the championship:
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Lap distance: 4.326km. Total distance: 71 laps, 307.020 km.
Start time: 1200 GMT (1400 local)
There has been no race at the...
| Apr 27, 2014
In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Two of the three investors behind World of Chocolate on International Drive have Austrian roots, where they claim the idea for their new attraction originated.
World of Chocolate Museum & Café opened about six months ago, complete with a small museum,...
| May 13, 2014
You could spend a lifetime in Europe's grand museums -- the Louvre, the British Museum, and many others. But I also like to take in a destination's more idiosyncratic sights, getting a bead on the quirkier side of the local culture. It's my nature as a...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Scandi sales shingle the Yellow Affair has inked a flurry of sales on Finnish helmer Dome Karukoski's drama "Heart of a Lion."
"Lion," which world-premiered at Toronto, turns a neo-Nazi man who falls in love for a woman whose son is black. It's been...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Cornelius Gurlitt, a reclusive German collector whose long-secret hoard of well over 1,000 artworks triggered an international uproar over the fate of art looted by the Nazis, died Tuesday. He was 81.
Gurlitt's spokesman, Stephan Holzinger, said that...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice." Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups." Tim Burton's "Big Eyes." Hou Hsiao Hsien's "The Assassin." Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys." Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight." Doug Liman's "Edge of Tomorrow." Stephen Frear's...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia --In a rare tie in Alpine skiing, Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland each won Olympic gold Wednesday in the women's downhill.
The pair sped down the 1.69-mile Rosa Khutor course in 1 minute 41.57 seconds. Lara Gut...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:50 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. Alpine skiing team got off to a rousing Sochi start Thursday by winning two medals on the first day of downhill training.
Oh wait, they don’t hand out medals for training runs, but skiing fast in practice is still...