| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"Star Wars Rebels" will begin its regular run on Disney XD on Monday, but later this month, the first episode of the animated series will air on ABC with a special bonus for fans: a cameo from Darth Vader himself.
The first episode, which originally...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Whatever Rivers Cuomo does in Weezer will always be held up against the band's first two albums, the self-titled "blue album" (1994) and "Pinkerton" (1996), and inevitably found wanting. Cuomo acknowledges as much on "Back to the Shack," the first...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
R2-D2 rests on the floor inside a dimly lit storeroom next to the Ark of the Covenant from "Raiders of the Lost Ark." An array of light sabers fills an entire shelf, enough to rival even the most well-prepared Jedi armory. Bizarre alien masks, including a...
| Oct 3, 2014
The sun was shining brightly on one recent afternoon at Skywalker Ranch, George Lucas' lush yet cozy retreat in Marin […]...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:19 AM
To the editor: The Republican National Committee denounces the College Board's AP United States history guidelines for their alleged "radically revisionist view of American history." ("New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014," Oct. 1)...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:24 PM
When Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ was turned into a hospital for the injured and dying during the American Revolution, parishioners learned the true meaning of hospitality. Today, the "Liberty Bell Church" still prides itself on its hospitality...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:48 AM
If you’ve been thinking about taking the family to check out one of the Lehigh Valley’s local museums, there’s no better day than Saturday.
Entrance to 11 Lehigh Valley museums will be free Saturday as part of Museum Day Live!...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead will offer three walking tours in October, as part of The Last Green Valley's Walktober, which invites participants to experience the beauty of nature with more than 100 free guided walks, hikes, paddles and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
It was invisible on Google Maps, but that was irrelevant anyway, as the reception bars had long faded from my phone.
Through the dimming mountain evening, detouring east on a trip north, I was searching for a bed-and-breakfast.
"It's the third house...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O'Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which President Obama has repeatedly vowed not to deploy.
The use of mercenaries is as old as warfare itself....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The sixth annual Scarecrow Expo and Build-Off will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 during the Leesburg Saturday Morning Market at Towne Square on Main Street.
Scarecrows can be created at the event or taken to the event already built by noon Oct....