| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.
The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:31 AM
With food costs playing a large role in vacation budgets, it pays to know where you can get great grub for less. Portugal for example, is currently the cheapest place to eat out in Europe, according to a recent price survey. Specifically, in the Algarve...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:00 AM
25th Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
June 1-9 at Cinestudio, Trinity College, Hartford
Opening June 1st, for LGBT Pride Month, and programmed by a group of approximately 15 volunteers, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival offers...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:30 AM
LONDON -- London is one step closer to getting its own NFL franchise, with the sport's UK managing director Alistair Kirkwood saying Thursday that the sport's global expansion plans are slowly clicking.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are the latest team to...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:27 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic health records have been held up as a way to improve medical care, but a new study suggests they are not necessarily making a difference in diabetes treatment.
The study, of 42 physician practices in two U.S....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 8:13 AM
NEW YORK — Seeing as he grew up in the county of Surrey in southeast England and was called one of Britain's rising stage actors at an early age, you might expect that Andrew Garfield has Sir Laurence Olivier as one of his role models.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
LONDON — Her face is everywhere: on stamps, coins, mugs and book covers. Her likeness has just been reproduced for the 23rd time at Madame Tussauds, London's famous wax museum. More visitors come to gawp at her house than probably any other...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
London -- Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached a climax Tuesday as she and other members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast.
Aircraft from the Battle of Britain -- including Spitfires and a...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:22 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth joined an armada of 1,000 vessels and more than a million cheering spectators on Sunday to celebrate her 60th year on the throne with the most dazzling display of pageantry seen on London's River Thames for 350...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:40 AM
All U.S. states have forms of no-fault divorce, but not England, which requires that couples prove adultery or abandonment or "unreasonable behavior," which leads to sometimes-epic weirdness, according to an April New York Times dispatch from London....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said.
Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a partner in the Towson firm of Treanor, Pope and Hughes; Gregory Brooks, 39, a graphic designer who lived in...