| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:10 AM
When President Barack Obama appeared in Warsaw, Poland today to speak at the ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day, he couldn’t help but brag a little about his hometown.
In fact, right after he acknowledged the dignitaries there with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:12 AM
When 17-year-old actress Claudia Lee landed a role on the 1991-set sitcom "Surviving Jack," she set out to discover what that neon-soaked, scrunchie-lovin' decade was all about. Born in 1996, Lee was 3 when partying like it was 1999 gave way to Y2K fears....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood Sunday for a pair of former pontiffs, John Paul II and John XXIII, thrilling multitudes who gathered in St. Peter's Square and elsewhere to witness the double canonization.
It was the first time in the history of the...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At least once a year, Martin Scorsese screens Polish director Andrzej Wajda's 1958 masterpiece "Ashes and Diamonds."
"It's still one of the greatest films ever made," Scorsese said of the haunting drama set on the last day of World War II. "The Wajda...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has agreed its second co-production deal with TVP and Apple Film Production in Poland for a World War I drama "The Passing Bells" from writer Tony Jordan ("EastEnders," "Hustle," "Life on Mars") and producer Red Planet Pictures....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:07 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:12 PM
WASHINGTON — NATO said Monday that it will begin reconnaissance flights to keep watch on Ukraine, the latest military move intended to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern Europe that are worried about Russia’s incursion in Crimea.
| Mar 16, 2014
Re "Threat from within," Opinion, March 13
While Robert English has impressive credentials as director of USC's School of International Relations, I question his view that the woes of the Ukrainians can be laid largely at the feet of the "neofascists"...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
"Aftermath" is a bombshell disguised as a thriller. Its devastating story involves Jews and the Holocaust, yet not a single Jewish character appears on-screen. Instead there are only Poles, grappling to different degrees with a history that is as...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
More than 3 million Jews lived in pre-World War II Poland, making up 10% of the population. Today, the Jewish population is at best a tenth of a percent of what it was in 1939. Yet the world is not devoid of Polish Jews. As noted by Louise Steinman in...