| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Mikhail Baryshnikov, the legendary dancer who has also taken on acting roles, will star in the world premiere of the dance-theater work “The Man in a Case,” a stage adaptation of an Anton Chekhov short story that will premiere at Hartford...
| Apr 2, 2012
"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Officer Don Bridges stepped into the courtyard of Franklin High School, where students chatted as they ate their lunches, sipping from cartons of chocolate milk and bottles of soda. A group of six teens milled about by the entrance.
"You all being good...
| Aug 28, 2008
| 6:52 PM
"The American Promise"
Thursday, August 28th, 2008
As Prepared for Delivery
To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great nation;
With profound gratitude and...
| Jul 11, 2010
ARMENIA, GEORGIA AND TURKEY
A historical perspective
Step back in time during Sima Tours' "Pilgrimage to Historical Armenia." Religious enthusiasts, architectural aficionados and history buffs should be satisfied by this odyssey of Christian...
| Sep 13, 2008
Traveling alone through Turkey in the hot, overcrowded "Van Golu" Express on his way to Iran in the early 1970s, Paul Theroux painted an indelible picture of the "hippies" loitering in the train's corridors, vagabonds from the privileged first world...
| Sep 17, 2008
For more than a century, vineyards that blanket rolling uplands here in Russia's prime winemaking region have been afflicted by a Soviet maxim long ago branded into the minds of local vintners.
More is better.The Soviet Union was the world's fourth...
| Apr 12, 2008
They languish in the yard of a war-crushed research center, rattling against the rusting metal of their cages and staring down at the distant blue smudge of the Black Sea.
The inbred clans of traumatized monkeys have managed to survive long years of war,...
| Jan 9, 2009
On the surface, the battle between Russia and Ukraine that has choked off natural-gas supplies to much of Europe in the dead of a cold winter is a purely commercial dispute. Deeper down, it's something more menacing -- part of what looks like a calculated...
| Nov 20, 2008
When President Obama looks into the eyes of foreign leaders in the months ahead, he should search out their interests, not the depths of their souls.
President Bush found himself basing foreign policy too much on personal relationships rather than on the...