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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • BBC Chief Tony Hall Promises a 'Competition Revolution'

    BBC director-general Tony Hall has pledged to open up the public broadcaster still further to competition from the independent sector, and liberate its in-house producers, drawing on comparisons with Hollywood. In a speech delivered Thursday at City...
  • World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'

    World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'
    The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind: Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....
  • Paul Greenberg: A word for the Kurds

    ... It's an old saying: Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it. In spades. The latest illustration of that adage is provided by our own vice president, for Joe Biden is finally getting his wish. He made it back in 2006, another time when...
  • Universal Calls MGM's James Bond Lawsuit 'Extraordinary and Needless'

    Universal is again slamming MGM and James Bond producer Danjaq Prods.'s copyright infringement lawsuit over U's "Section 6" project, calling the litigation "extraordinary and needless." With a court hearing looming on July 28 on their effort dismiss...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • Syria hands over last of declared chemical weapons, monitor says

    The last of Syria’s declared chemical weapons material was loaded onto a Danish vessel Monday for future destruction, marking a “major landmark” in the effort to do away with the nation’s toxic arsenal, an international oversight...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video

    Amazon.com has added season four of British period drama "Downton Abbey" -- the most-watched TV series on its Prime Instant Video service -- with all episodes available today to members of the free-shipping program. Prime Instant Video is the only video-...
  • Consider diplomatic options in Iraq

    The 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, is Saturday. The event ignited long-simmering conflicts that triggered the start of World War I. The...
  • All declared chemical weapons gone from Syria, watchdog agency says

    All declared chemical weapons gone from Syria, watchdog agency says
    The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons material was on a ship headed for destruction Monday, marking a "major landmark" in the global effort to eliminate the nation's toxic arsenal, an oversight agency said. The action would appear to signal an...
  • Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War

    Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War
    A chauffeur's happenstance wrong turn down a back street in Sarajevo 100 years ago this week ended in the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Habsburg empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's murder was the catalyst for the Great War that haunts...
  • Film Review: 'Castles in the Sky'

    "Making the invisible visible" is the objective that Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt repeatedly claims to pursue in "Castles in the Sky." It's also what Gillies MacKinnon's staid but affable biopic seeks to do for its human subject, placing a soft...