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  • G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine

    G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine
    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President...
  • Islamic State beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes: reports

    Islamic State beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes: reports
    Britain said on Saturday it was investigating reports that a man believed to be a British national suspected of carrying out beheadings in videos released by Islamic State had been wounded in a U.S.-led air strike last week. The man, dubbed "Jihadi John"...
  • Reports: ISIS beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes

    Reports: ISIS beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes
    Britain said on Saturday it was investigating reports that a man believed to be a British national suspected of carrying out beheadings in videos released by Islamic State had been wounded in a U.S.-led air strike last week. The man, dubbed "Jihadi John"...
  • The royals are coming: Will and Kate to visit New York in December

    The royals are coming: Will and Kate to visit New York in December
    William and Catherine are crossing the pond again -- the royal couple is heading to the Big Apple in December. Let the royal photo ops begin. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be in New York from Dec. 7 to 9, palace officials announced on Friday....
  • Wife of Briton held by Islamic State calls for his release

    Wife of Briton held by Islamic State calls for his release
    The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State insurgents made a renewed appeal for his release on Tuesday, a week after receiving an audio message from her husband. Alan Henning, 47, was part of an aid convoy taking medical supplies to a...
  • Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art

    Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art
    James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, is back in the fray over whether antiquities and other prized artifacts from Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cradles of Western civilization should remain in museum collections in America, Great Britain...
  • 'Lilting' a lyrical, emotional play on language

     'Lilting' a lyrical, emotional play on language
    "Lilting," starring Cheng Pei-pei and Ben Whishaw, is a lyrical little chamber piece on language, playing with what words mean, what the body says, what is understood and what is not. Writer-director Hong Khaou, in his feature directing debut, was...
  • NFL ramps up schedule in London with division matchup next season

    London doesn’t have an NFL team yet, though it will host three more games than Los Angeles next season, including an AFC East division tilt between the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets. Since 2007, the NFL has played at least one game per...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is seen lit up before sunrise in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The finished installation...
  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • Can Spain and Catalonia's marriage be saved? Let the Catalans vote

    Catalonia's drive to break away from Spain hit a roadblock this week. Spain's Constitutional Court on Monday agreed to hear Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's appeal contesting Catalonia's plan for a Nov. 9 referendum on independence and suspended the...