| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:20 AM
Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold and Alex Deibold of the U.S. took bronze in men's snowboardcross at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday.
Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
One of the first subscription VOD services in the Netherlands has closed its doors within months of Netflix's arrival in the marketplace.
Ximon shut down Wednesday after three years of operation in the Netherlands and Belgium. Ximon had one of the...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Since 1946, the San Diego Museum of Art has owned an appealing vision of happy prosperity: Frans Hals' 1630s painting of a plump, rosy-cheeked Dutch merchant whose expression and body language exude confidence, security and bonhomie.
In the early 1990s,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The NCAA has staged early-round men’s basketball tournament games in North Carolina eight times in the last decade. In six of those eight seasons, two ACC teams were bracketed to that venue.
With the tournament returning to the state this March...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The new Melrose Avenue location of Design Within Reach -- a retailer known for stocking iconic pieces by Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen and Isamu Noguchi -- offers more than just classics.
Spread out over 10,000 square feet, the airy, two-story...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Kai Koreniuk, a 15-year-old forward from Ormond Beach, learned Monday he had been selected to play with Holland's under-16 national team at an upcoming tournament in Portugal.
"It’s still surreal to me," his father, Paul Koreniuk, said. ...
| Feb 20, 2014
It's an idea that, in the death-squeamish U.S., is probably too disturbing for the edgiest TV hospital drama, let alone real life and real legislation. Last week, the Belgian Parliament passed a law allowing terminally ill children to request aid in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
LONDON -- Peter Greenaway has started lensing "Eisenstein in Guanajuato" in Mexico. International rights for the film are being handled by Rezo Films.
The pic is produced by Bruno Felix and Femke Wolting for Submarine ("Last Hijack," "Meet the Fokkens,"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:41 PM
A cruise worker has confessed to beating and raping a passenger in her stateroom over a purported slight, after which the worker tried to throw her overboard, federal investigators say.
Ketut Pujayasa, 28, an Indonesian citizen, was arrested and charged...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
BERLIN -- Rising Hollywood star Sophie Nelisse ("The Book Thief," "Monsieur Lazhar") will play the title role in "The Great Gilly Hopkins," joined by Glenn Close, Kathy Bates, Danny Glover and Octavia Spencer ("The Help"). WestEnd Films is selling the pic...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Take a look back at the world of baseball — and the Negro Baseball Leagues — as part of a Black History Month exhibit at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale.
The exhibit, open during regular library...