| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The 66th season at the Peabody Auditorium offers comedy, music, dance and Broadway touring shows. Among the stars in the lineup are Jerry Seinfeld, Aaron Tippin, Lewis Black and Joan Rivers. The Broadway shows are led by perennial favorite "Mamma Mia!"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:05 PM
CHICAGO James Franklin greeted the audience Monday at his first Big Ten football media day by joking that he had chosen to walk up the stairs to his room rather than go to his floor in an elevator that didn't have the Penn State logo on its door.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Brendan Gleeson is an actor beloved by directors; he's collaborated with the likes of Anthony Minghella and Martin Scorsese. But perhaps no filmmaker has served him better than John Michael McDonagh, who cast Gleeson as the lead in the dark comedy "The...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Lost in the news on Wednesday about the first batch of American nominees for the prestigious Man Booker Prize -- which, for the first time in the 46-year history of the award, has been opened to writers beyond the U.K., the Commonwealth and Ireland -- was...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Disney's Raglan Road is hosting Aug. 30 football-watching brunch for UCF-Penn State game in Ireland. University of Central Florida football fans who can’t fly to Ireland can catch the game and enjoy a brunch at Downtown Disney's Irish pub. At 8:...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When Brendan Gleeson was not quite 7, a Catholic boy growing up in Dublin, he had it all figured out. "One of the teachings was that you reached the age of reason at 7, I think. Something like that. Up till then you were still a child and you couldn't...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy.
The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:41 PM
HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence.
Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
For virtually the entire 89-day meeting at Arlington International Racecourse the fields are a study in domesticity but on Saturday the palatial track will become a thoroughbred world capital.
Twelve foreign horses — five from Ireland, five from...