Three of the largest coal fired generating plants in the US will be closed before the end of 2019. But how much will replacing them with natural gas facilities do to protect the environment? Largest Coal-Fired Generating Plant West Of...Show More Summary
The city of West Hollywood is also looking to divest from the bank for similar reasons. [ more › ]
West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Tarik Phillip weren't in the mood for another debilitating loss after the Mountaineers let a late lead slip away at the end of regulation for the second straight game.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Saturday for an end to a world order dominated by the West and said Moscow wanted to establish a "pragmatic" relationship with the United States. Lavrov was speaking at the Munich Security...Show More Summary
California is not the only place in the West confronting startling amounts of rain and snow. Drought conditions have declined substantially across the region in recent weeks, with heavy storms replenishing reservoirs and piling fresh powder on ski resorts. Yet there is one place where the precipitation...
“Even now, when the temptation to despair is greatest, I refuse to accept the end of the West."
"Mamma Mia!," the much-loved and now ubiquitous Abba musical, is one of the few West End and Broadway shows that you could say work better in the round. That's the takeaway, at least, from director Rachel Rockwell's new Marriott Theatre production, an intimate and resonant staging of the ever-daffy...
Dance music group Daft Punk, known for its creative collaborations with the Weeknd, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, ends its latest experiment this weekend: its first L.A.-area pop-up shop. With a nine-day run at Maxfield Gallery in West Hollywood, the shop has featured archival set pieces (such...
Kim Kardashian is considering her return to Paris for the first time in five months since her robbery back in October. The 36-year-old TV personality may join her husband Kanye West as he attends Paris Fashion Week at the end of the month, People magazine reports. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kim Kardashian [...]
Fifty years ago Lincoln Center opened in New York City. Unquestionably, the project was a success for the neighborhood, sparking a rejuvenation of Manhattan's upper West Side and providing needed homes for the city's major performing arts companies. It was also an influential idea - creating a campus for the performing arts and drawing attention to […]
The tradition of young Swedes flocking to Norway to find work appears to be coming to an end, with an estimated 60 percent decrease in recent years suggesting the slowing of the oil boom has stemmed mass movement west from Sweden in search of employment.
“We want to do like a “West End Girls,” Pet Shop Boys [kind of thing].”
For many thousands of people fleeing wars in their home countries, being granted asylum is a happy end to a sad story. The chaos and heartache caused by US President Donald Trump’s short-lived immigration ban earlier this month showed just how important the right to resettle is for so many, and how...
It wouldn't be a Yeezy show without a little controversy. Kanye West had a misunderstanding with the CFDA early on in Fashion Week, but the situation was quickly resolved and the designer went on his way to show the line's fifth season in collaboration with Adidas. The show started promptly around 3 p.m. Show More Summary
A sizable bloc of voters across Western democracies sense that they are on the losing end of globalization – and want to defect from it.
President Trump directly called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday to curtail Jewish home building in the West Bank, as he predicted that he can help broker an end to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “I'd like to see you hold back on settlements for a little bit,” Trump said as he welcomed Netanyahu […]
Hey, isn’t that … Sen. Susan Collins enjoying a Valentine’s night dinner at Ris in the West End with her husband, Thomas Daffron? Make that trying to enjoy a cozy date. Add the Maine Republican to the President Trump-hijacked-my-Valentine’s Day-plans club (breaking news on the romantic holiday undoubtedly ruined plans across Washington): A spy tells […]
Overall—and I’ll spare you the details—my football gambling track record isn’t pretty, so when I ended the 2016 regular season well in the black, I knew something was off. And after reaching out to a bookie on the West Coast, my suspicions were confirmed. No, I had not finally cracked the football gambling code. My… Read more...
The opera, Girls of the Golden West, is scheduled at San Francisco Opera in November. The director Peter Sellars tells Richard Fairman in the FT: ‘He is six minutes from the end. I’ve heard the first half of the finale?.?.?.?The subject matter is the Californian gold rush of 1851-52 and the huge shift that happened as […]