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  • Communicating in Italy

    Communicating in Italy
    I am terrible at foreign languages. Despite traveling to Europe four months a year, I can barely put a sentence together anywhere east or south of England. But with some creative communication, I manage just fine to write guidebooks, produce TV shows...
  • OECD sees stable momentum among major economies, Germany losing steam

    PARIS (Reuters) - Growth momentum in most major developed economies is stable although Germany and Japan both show signs of losing steam, the OECD said on Monday, as it flagged a turnaround in growth prospects for India. The Paris-based Organisation...
  • Italy's islands produce noteworthy wines

    Italy's islands produce noteworthy wines
    How does Italy, a country just three-quarters the size of California, annually produce one-fifth of all the wine in the world? By planting grapevines everywhere. (Look, there they are in the median on the A1 autostrada from Milan to Florence!)...
  • Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be

    Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be
    Released last year in England and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Richard House's "The Kills" is a sprawling, 1,000-page epic that forgoes the formulaic machinations of the lowbrow thriller and aspires to high art. "The Kills" is divided into...
  • Kristen Stewart, Adam Sandler, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies Headed to Toronto Film Fest

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight films featuring Kristen Stewart as an actress' personal assistant, Dustin Hoffman as a choir teacher, John Travolta as an art forger, Adam Sandler as...
  • Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400 freestyle

     Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400 freestyle
    IRVINE, Calif. — She ripped off her outer swim cap and threw it into the pool, raised one fist and then the other and pounded the water with both. It was a rare unfettered display of emotion from Katie Ledecky. It also was perfectly befitting...
  • Review: 'Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered' by Dianne Hales

    Review: 'Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered' by Dianne Hales
    If you visit the Louvre Museum in Paris, you'll likely see a mob of tourists congregating around a single enigmatic portrait by Leonardo da Vinci while ignoring all the masterpieces nearby. With eyes that seem to follow you around the gallery, and lips...
  • The real border problem and what we must do

    The faces of frightened young children huddling together just inside our border are heartrending. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the right attitude. Enough talk. Let's act. Merely deploying National Guard units underscores the pressing need for a national...
  • Josephine FogliaJuly 28, 2014

    Josephine Foglia<br/>July 28, 2014
    Josephine Foglia passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014.  She was 100 years old. She came from Italy to America in 1951 and quickly established herself by accepting a position at a medical laboratory. She proudly became a U.S. Citizen in 1958. After...
  • Nike has most Europe soccer deals, Adidas the most lucrative: study

    BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. sportswear group Nike will supply shirts to more teams in the top five European soccer leagues this season than Adidas, but the German firm has cornered the most lucrative clubs, a study showed on Wednesday. Sports marketing...
  • George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin get marriage license; he'll wear Armani

    Amal Alamuddin is one piece of paper closer to being Mrs. George Clooney. The erstwhile Hollywood bachelor and his international human rights lawyer fiancee have obtained their marriage license, according to several reports out Wednesday and Thursday....