| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:09 AM
On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University will present a screening of an Irish drama about a man who tried to save his town during that dark time.
"The Minnitts of Anabeg" is based on the true story of the Minnitt...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport.
Charo Hunter and her daughter...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Garth Brooks fans got new hope over the weekend that his five canceled concerts in Dublin, Ireland, might go on as scheduled this month. After a top Irish government official stepped in to help broker a deal, Ticketmaster has in turn postponed plans to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Garth Brooks has told the promoter of his five concerts in Ireland that he’s game to go ahead with the shows as planned if the municipal roadblocks that led to their cancellation on Tuesday can be resolved.
“If you think for any reason...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
In a surprise turn that has left at least 400,000 concert ticket-holders in Ireland disappointed, the promoter of country superstar Garth Brooks’ five sold-out shows in Dublin announced Tuesday that the concerts have been canceled after the city&...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:57 AM
It’s crying time on the Emerald Isle: Country music superstar Garth Brooks issued a statement Monday confirming that his five planned concerts in Dublin next week are scrapped, and that ticket refunds for 400,000 ticket buyers will proceed....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller.
Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online?
I SPENT A part of last weekend...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In what is becoming something of a monthly ritual, yet another niche network is venturing in from the old film/documentary/reality fringe with a character-driven drama that executives hope will do what "Mad Men" did for AMC.
At least with "The Divide,"...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
HOYLAKE, England, July 17 (Reuters) - Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:55 AM
AbbVie Inc. is buying Shire for nearly $55 billion, the largest deal in a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, and the latest example of companies taking foreign addresses to cut taxes.
The deal will allow North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult.
"For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...