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MOSCOW (AP) — A German boy tossed a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea some 24 years ago, and now he has received an answer. A 13-year-old Russian, Daniil Korotkikh, says he found the bottle recently while walking on a beach with his...
Culture Monster“I love beautiful women,” Gidon Kremer wrote in 1995 at the end of his memoir “Splinters of a Childhood.” “Obviously I shall have a lot of unpleasantness because of this.” Still the Latvian violinist -- who appeared with his chamber......
L.A. UnleashedWARSAW, Poland -- Polish firefighters dodged treacherous sheets of ice in a risky after-dark rescue of a terrified deer stranded on a floe in the Baltic Sea, a spokesman said Wednesday. The rescue team faced serious hazards navigating among the......
BROOKINGS - The state Republican Party chairman erred in claiming that South Dakota State University sacrificed a job so it could give one to former U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, SDSU President David Chicoine said. Chicoine said Herseth Sandlin's...
Ursula Thiess Actress was married to Robert Taylor Ursula Thiess, 86, a German-born actress who was married to actor Robert Taylor, died June 19 at an assisted living facility in Burbank, said her son, Terry Taylor. The cause was not given. Thiess...
Of The Morning CallDaniel Hasenecz, born to Carpathian Russian immigrants in Bethlehem, was married and working at Bethlehem Steel when the United States entered World War II. He enlisted to join the Army Air Corps and became a gunner on B-26 Marauder medium bombers. In...
Times Staff WriterThe fireweed began each spring as tufts of hairy growth and spread across the seafloor fast enough to cover a football field in an hour. When fishermen touched it, their skin broke out in searing welts. Their lips blistered and peeled. Their eyes...
One year ago this month I found myself in the unusual position of hosting lunch for Mikhail Gorbachev. It was a work meeting at the L.A. Times, not some kind of rubber-chicken tribute (the former Soviet president was in town to talk up his Green Cross...
Today's question: Did the U.S. overplay its hand in Eastern Europe when Russia was weak and reeling from the collapse of the Soviet Union? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed the extent to which Russia wants to exert control over former Soviet...
Arnold Meri Genocide trial subject Arnold Meri, 89, a decorated Red Army veteran charged with genocide for deporting hundreds of his Estonian countrymen to Siberia in 1949, died Friday at his home in Tallinn, Estonia. In 2007, Estonian prosecutors...
Tags: Judges, Jeff Bingaman, Tallinn (Estonia), Massacres, Deportation
By Richard Rayner Off the southwest coast of Finland are more than 80,000 small islands left by the retreating ice 10,000 years ago. Some of the islands are mere rocks, washed by the cool waters of the Baltic, but many are covered in pine and fir trees...
Tags: W.H. Auden, New York, Burma, West Hollywood, Documentary (genre)
Sun foreign reporterDr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
Tags: Homes, Pharmaceuticals, Health Products, Government, HIV
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