Osaka, Japan Mayor Toru Hashimoto was scheduled to visit San Fransisco on July 11. The planned trip, however, drew much controversy because Hashimoto had recently said something horrible and stupid. The remark involved "comfort women," the more than 200,000 people in Japan's occupied territory dur ... More >>
Despite the bizarre casting of Sylvester Stallone and 48-year-old Michael Caine alongside an international team of the world's greatest soccer stars, Victory remains one of the best of all sports movies. A team of POWs overcomes a crack squad of Nazis -- in a fixed match, no less! -- and escapes to ... More >>
Taylor FriedmanRomeo de Fernandez, 91, survived the Bataan death march. But now, he says, his own government is shortchanging him.â€‹Philippines-born Romeo R. de Fernandez, 91, served in the United States military and defended Manila during World War II. In 1942, the Japanese Imperial Army took him ... More >>
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.
Will $250,000 hole in the water stay afloat or be scrapped for target practice?
A one-man version of The Thousand and One Nights proves storytelling can be dangerous
Chronicling Hitler's last days with an awkward note of sympathy
Another weapon of war: propaganda
A Hungarian athlete's efforts to save Jews during WWII – and the spirits who helped her
Four decades after it was rescued from a storage shed, Diego Rivera's magnificent City College mural remains a hidden treasure
Surviving the Holocaust through music
Batteries Chamberlain, Crosby, Cranston, Marcus Miller, and Boutelle
Every morning the old man brings the boards, pieces, tables, and chairs. All you need to bring is 50 cents.
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Marvel Comics isn't going to give up Captain America without a fight
Kidnapped and interned during World War II, Japanese brothers intend that their story not fade away
The YWCA's financial straits reveal layers of a neighborhood's history
S.F. tries, tries again to bring the USS Missouri "home"
In life, Paul Kalmanovitz controlled every business decision related to his $500million brewery/real estate dynasty.He even made detailed plans forthe governance of his estateafter he died. So why is the Kalmanovitz fortune the center of two vituperative