| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:28 PM
It's a story that is part "Storage Wars," part "Antiques Roadshow." A Chicago Realtor named John Maloof purchases an uncataloged trove of negatives at an auction in 2007. These orphaned negatives, it turns out, belonged to a nanny named Vivian Maier....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country.
For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:18 AM
ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pointed on Thursday to weak economic data from Germany and France to reject suggestions that Italy, whose economy has fallen back into recession, posed a particular threat to euro zone stability.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Reuters—Amazon.com Inc has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online retailer began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:52 PM
"Follow me," I said to my fiancé, Carlos, as we hopped on our rental bikes in Orléans, just one hour south of Paris on the high-speed Train à Grande Vitesse.
"Anywhere!" he replied.
Once a playground for the French noblesse, the beautiful surroundings...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:47 AM
The Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week appears to have plummeted to the ground from an altitude of 10,000 meters in just a few minutes after flying into a storm, a senior official involved in the investigation was quoted as saying....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Serious dessert aficionados know that around here, some of the most beautiful and best-tasting desserts come from a Baltimore Street shop called Patisserie Poupon. For almost three decades, the bakery has pleased the city's most discriminating sweets-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:38 AM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - England's Alex Dowsett channelled his anger at being left out of the team for this year's Tour de France to win gold in the men's time trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
In the absence of England's Olympic time trial...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:02 PM
As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day.
With a flick of my wrist, the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:46 AM
After living in three historic homes in a row, which ranged in age from 80 to 130 years old, I moved last month into a home so new I had to peel stickers off the windows and refrigerator. I am the first occupant of this very modern house, which, once...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russia's energy, arms and finance sectors to protests Russian involvement in Ukraine. But the measures stopped short of steps that might inflict...