| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:20 PM
MOSCOW — The Russian relay ahead of the Olympic Games reached its peak Saturday, both figuratively and literally, as two Russian cosmonauts took the Olympic torch on a walk outside the International Space Station about 186 miles above Earth.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:44 AM
MOSCOW -- Several thousand people demanding the release of political prisoners took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday in the biggest protest action so far this fall.
On a gray, overcast afternoon, protesters marched along Moscow's central Boulevard...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Community Concerts at Second, which offers a remarkable range of free and substantial programs each year, drew a big house for the opening of its 27th season Sunday afternoon showcasing the Aspen String Trio, plus one.
On the first half of the bill, the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The dead are coming to Baltimore.
Not, unfortunately, the Grateful kind, or the living kind that seem to be all the rage these days. Instead, the dead arriving in Baltimore are genuinely dead — 45 human and animal mummies that will be taking up...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: A memorable evening together resulted in Taylor moving in with Eric. Bill took that discovery as a signal to try to persuade Brooke to do whatever it takes to gain control of Forrester Creations. Rick's growing closeness to Maya was...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:22 PM
“Battling Boy,” by alternative comics creator Paul Pope, follows the self-dubbed Battling Boy, the son of a warrior god sent […]...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:39 AM
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This is the only country that gives you a bath before they send you home.
The Blue Lagoon, open year-round, rain or shine, envelops thousands of tourists from all over the world in its misty embrace.
Many of them come in big...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:41 AM
What do Richard Feynman, Willie Nelson, Frank Zappa and Boris Yeltsin have in common?
The answer was embodied in a radiant, round-faced Siberian singer named Kongar-ol Ondar, whose voice was unlike any in the western world.
Ondar was a master of...
| Apr 13, 2013
Comic great Jonathan Winters was struggling to make a name for himself in the early 1950s when a man at the nightclub where he was performing offered some life-changing advice.
Winters had a talent for channeling the voices of celebrities like Gary...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
You might recall the Elvis Costello lyric in "Tramp the Dirt Down," referencing Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died Monday: "I'll stand on your grave and tramp the dirt down."
Then there is the Morrissey lyric: "The kind people...