| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
"Lust in Space" would be a catchier title for "Extant," the coming week's biggest premiere.
Something unusual happened to astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry), who supposedly was alone for 13 months in space. Upon her return to Earth, Molly is stunned to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
"East Los High" (Hulu). A welcome second season for this Web-based Latino teen drama, set in East Los Angeles, begins this week, following some gap-bridging prequels. Originally created with an educational ulterior motive, specifically to address and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:05 AM
"The Farm" by Tom Rob Smith; Grand Central (368 pages, $26)
Tom Rob Smith's new novel is built on an intriguing premise that unravels swiftly. A young Londoner named Daniel gets a call from his father in Sweden, where his parents have retired to a farm...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:58 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Florida Panthers selected defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Barrie captain was named the Ontario Hockey League Most Outstanding Defenseman in...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" -- and now, as the centenary of the outbreak of the "war to end all wars" approaches on July...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead.
Over the last 15 years, Stockholm has cut pedestrian deaths by 31%...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A few days after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, Torgny Segerstedt, the editor in chief of one of Sweden's major newspapers, wrote a scathing article about Der Führer and the Nazi regime: "To force the politics and press of the entire world...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
"The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew.
That man, Torgny Segerstedt, was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:38 PM
EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric.
Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:41 AM
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:36 PM
If at first you don’t succeed … A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye — twice.
The nurse used a suction device on the patient's healthy eye rather than a prosthetic eye, which was supposed to...