| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:35 AM
Model Camila Alves-McConaughey made some Oscar night best-dressed lists in her custom-made Gabriela Cadena gown. But she said she was just trying to keep it simple when she accompanied husband Matthew McConaughey (winner for best actor) to the Academy...
| Feb 23, 2014
PARIS — Not long ago, I attended a colloquium of French scientists and philosophers in Corsica, France, called "How to Think About the Future." With few exceptions, the astrophysicists, economists, physicians and social theorists on hand offered...
| 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.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships.
At the same time, the British government...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
PARIS — If you think Wednesday's child is full of woe, as the old nursery rhyme has it, try Wednesday's parents.
Parents like Eric and Isabelle Nizard, who are angry over a sinister social experiment being conducted on their 9-year-old son, Sacha....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have set the date for their Paris wedding, Us Weekly reports. The event is to take place May 24. [Us Weekly]
Model Karlie Kloss and singer Taylor Swift took a road trip along the California Coast and documented it via...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years.
Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
| Jun 26, 2011
How the French Play the Game of Life
Times Books/Henry Holt: 340 pp., $27
Strategy is everything for the French. That's what Elaine Sciolino discovers in her book "La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life," a...
| Oct 16, 2011
Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's impossible prime minister, has committed almost every sin that modern politics affords. He entertains barely-of-age girls as overnight guests and brags about it. He appoints business cronies and television starlets to government...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Being a geopolitical analyst and forecaster often means having to explain to people in America how and why a single event in Africa, Russia or China will directly impact them. One such event is the French presidential election set for May 2012, for...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Because it's the U.S. Army's Energy Awareness Month, it may be a good time to remind President Obama of oil's importance to economic security and the role that wartime leadership and image play in getting your hands on it post-victory. He can't just...