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  • Sara Gruen on 'At the Water's Edge'

    Sara Gruen on 'At the Water's Edge'
    All of Sara Gruen's novels, including her massive 2006 best-seller "Water for Elephants," feature animals — horses, apes, the eponymous pachyderms — and her new book dangles the possibility of continuing that string in the surprising form of...
  • UK's top court upholds disclosure of Prince Charles' letters

    Britain's Supreme Court Thursday paved the way for the public release of 27 hotly contested memos written by Prince Charles to government ministers. The government has sought for years to keep the letters out of the public domain for fear that publishing...
  • Judge denies bid from Prince William Republicans for primary

    A judge on Friday turned aside a lawsuit from Prince William Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart and other county Republicans who say a clerical error is denying them their right to run for re-election through a state-run primary. State and local...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla spend day in Louisville

    Prince Charles and his wife received a distinctly Kentucky welcome Friday during a visit to the Bluegrass state, where the royal couple got a glimpse into efforts to promote environmental sustainability and protect historic buildings — among the...
  • Quotations in the News

    "I think it's fair to say that the American people are quite fond of the royal family. They like them better than they like their own politicians." — President Barack Obama, chatting in the Oval Office with Prince Charles, who's on a four-day tour...
  • Antarctica tourists: Be prepared for the wild and unexpected

    They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in the spectacle of a humpback whale flapping its tail amid a sea of melting icebergs. But then, the dozens...
  • Australian premier takes back his 2nd recent Nazi comparison

    Australia's gaffe-prone prime minister publicly apologized Friday for comparing the opposition party leader to German World War II-era propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels — the second Nazi-related comment he has withdrawn in a month. Tony Abbott...
  • 'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants

    'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants
    Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grants are aimed at up-...
  • 'Empire' reigns among viewers on strength of characters and cast

    'Empire' reigns among viewers on strength of characters and cast
    It is always amusing to watch the entertainment industry reel with the "discovery" that audiences are nowhere near as narrow-minded and bigoted as previously assumed. And by "amusing," I mean infuriating. The success of Fox's drama "Empire," which...
  • Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive

     Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive
     Islamic State militants put to death a captured Jordanian fighter pilot by burning him alive in a cage, according to a video the group released Tuesday. The kingdom, which had vowed a swift and lethal response, executed two al-Qaida prisoners by...
  • Jordan committed to anti-Islamic State coalition, despite hostage drama

    Jordan committed to anti-Islamic State coalition, despite hostage drama
    Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants. Foreign Minister...