| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The slaughter by Islamic fanatics on Wednesday of nearly a dozen French journalists, several of whom I have known for decades, is a bitter, heavy price for that nation to pay for being what it is: a haven of free expression and intellectual combat; a...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
If your in-flight wish list includes designer cutlery and food with Michelin-starred provenance, take note. As airlines eye the success of the private-jet industry and re-invest their profits of the last few years, many have decided to woo celebrities,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Uber's low-cost ride-hailing service will be banned in France next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they say are its unfair business practices.
A new law tightening regulations for...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Flying from, and in, all directions an estimated 400,000 people flock to the Toronto International Film Festival to be wowed by the next big thing. So what chance does an eccentric little number such as "Bird People" have against a wall of awards-season...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:09 AM
An American Airlines flight heading from Miami to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was diverted to Boston's Logan Airport Wednesday evening because of an unruly passenger, New England Cable Network is reporting.
Flight 62 landed safely in Boston at...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80.
She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Britain's international partners are aghast, mostly in silence, at the possibility one of the leading Western powers could break up and turn in on itself if Scotland votes for independence from London.
Many fear such a split would foreshadow a British...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:33 PM
St. Paul, the oldest street in one of North America's oldest cities, runs through the heart of Old Montreal. It's barely a mile long, but its first cobblestones predated American democracy, and its restaurants, shops and galleries are tucked into some...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Here we go again with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leveraging a tragedy to make another "strong case" based on limited evidence. We have already seen this in the case of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and chemical weapons. Now it's Russian...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Jeremy Renner is set to narrate History's three-night event series "The World Wars."
The series tells the story of three decades of war from the perspective of men like Franklin Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler, George Patton, Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...