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  • 'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale Art Gallery

    'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale  Art Gallery
    An exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery shines a light on the printmaking career of James. A. McNeill Whistler. Whistler is most commonly known as a painter ("Whistler's Mother") but printmaking first made him famous and rescued him from bankruptcy...
  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • Lord Baltimore Hotel has new executive chef

    Lord Baltimore Hotel has new executive chef
    The Lord Baltimore Hotel has a new executive chef. Frank Ziegler, a native of the Alsace region of France, will oversee all of the hotel’s food and beverage operations, including French Kitchen, LB Tavern, LB Bakery, banquets and room service....
  • Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication

    Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication
    The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo returned to newsstands on Wednesday with its first regular issue since Islamist extremists gunned down 12 people in an attack on its headquarters. The magazine had published a special "survivors issue" last...
  • English soccer fans chanting 'we're racist' block black man from train

    Police in Britain and France are searching Wednesday for a group of English soccer fans who blocked a black man from boarding the Paris Metro and chanted: “We’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” The...
  • France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX

    France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX
    If you've always wanted to spend some time in the City of Light but think it's too pricey, check out the six-night Paris Discovered trip offered by Sceptre Tours. The trip, which begins with international round-trip air transportation from LAX, includes...
  • Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack

    Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack
    About 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying millions of dollars' worth of jewels on a French highway Wednesday, forced out the drivers and sped away, according to police. Authorities were combing the Burgundy region southeast of Paris for...
  • Man, boy in Islamic State video are French citizens

    Man, boy in Islamic State video are French citizens
    A man and a boy featured in a chilling Islamic State propaganda video showing the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who attacked a Jewish...
  • Deadly helicopter crash in Argentina increases reality TV filming death toll

    Deadly helicopter crash in Argentina increases reality TV filming death toll
    The deaths of 10  people during the filming of a reality TV show in Argentina on Monday has drawn new attention to recurring safety issues for an entertainment genre that has suffered a number of fatal accidents in recent years. The collision of two...
  • French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash

    French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash
    Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said. The helicopters apparently...
  • The Cheap Eater: Yassa in Bronzeville

    The Cheap Eater: Yassa in Bronzeville
    Some of the better egg rolls this purebred Asian sampled happened at, of all places, a Senegalese restaurant in Bronzeville called Yassa. What's more beguiling is that when I dipped those thin, lacy packages into the accompanying amber condiment, it...