| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Better known for its handy pocketknives and Vatican guards than for fighting wars, the Swiss Army of conscripts is still necessary to protect the Alpine federation and its nearly 200-year-old policy of neutrality, voters have decided.
In the third...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Oh, Race, it’s good to be back. I’ve missed you. And I’ve missed Phil’s hat and Phil’s Maori fishhook necklace, too!
It’s been two weeks, do you remember what happened? Africa? Speeding tickets? Fearless Friends got...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Nobody tells Oprah she can't afford a handbag.
Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest entertainers in the world, thanks to her willdly successful 25-season run on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and her latest media foray with the newly revitalized Oprah...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Oprah Winfrey is apologizing for the media maelstrom that followed the experience with racism she said she went through in Switzerland.
The media maven, 59, addressed the recent incident Monday at the Los Angeles premiere for Lee Daniels' "The Butler,"...
| Sep 1, 2013
Rolex is relaunching its Tudor brand in the U.S. after a 17-year absence, an event that feels a bit like encountering your thrill-seeking first cousin after his long boarding school stint.
Priced from $2,500 to $5,000, Tudor timepieces are produced...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added "Mary Queen of Scots" and "Metalhead" to its line-up at the Toronto Film Festival.
"Mary Queen of Scots," a psychological...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sent Lionel Bringuier out into the world on Sunday afternoon. Lucky world.
And lucky Zurich, where the streets in Switzerland's posh financial capital are already paved with gold and which will have the 26-year-old French...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Batman's done it. Spider-Man too. Superman is about to try. As studios attempt to inject new life into overly familiar comic-book franchises, reboots — with changes in tone, directors and stars — are all the rage. But "Iron Man 3" proves there...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
LONDON -- Authorities in three countries have arrested 31 people in connection with a spectacular diamond heist in February that saw robbers disguised as police steal an estimated $50 million worth of gemstones from a parked plane on a Belgian airport...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Vanguard University men's tennis by the numbers: seven players; six countries; No. 3 national ranking; zero losses; and one goal.
Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions, unbeaten and unlikely underdogs, take a 22-0 record into the NAIA championship that runs...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Daniel Schnyder spends nearly every day walking in Duke Ellington's footsteps. Literally.
The Pacific Symphony's composer-in-residence, who will perform Thursday through Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, recently moved his family to Harlem...