| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Once upon a time the French were as good at soccer as any country in the world.
Between 1998 and 2006, France won one World Cup and made the final of another. It won consecutive Confederations Cups and captured a Euro title. At one point it was champion...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb.
Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:16 AM
What’s the cure for the common cold?
Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players suffering from flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, on Friday in Brazil.
German Coach Joachim Loew...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks Iraq can be saved with a new prime minister to take the place of Nouri al-Maliki. The new one would make friends with the alienated and hostile Sunni citizens that make up some 40 percent of the country's population,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held for questioning Tuesday in connection with allegations that he had a network of informers feeding him information about police investigations into the funding of his 2007 election campaign.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest.
If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections.
The suspected Santa...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The outcome of the recently concluded European Parliament elections is described in press and political circles in Europe and North America as a shock or crisis, but the actual reaction is better named hysteria, as if "Europe" is all over, and the rise of...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera, meet the Row.
Taking its rightful place on Melrose Place, one of L.A.'s toniest shopping streets, is the new American luxury brand created just eight years ago by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For all hysteria over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new insider memoir of his tenure during the Bush and Obama administrations, the disclosures are more breaches of trust than earth-shattering revelations. Much of "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at...