| 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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole.
In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about.
Paisley and the other acts on the tour flew commercial airlines and saw their precious band gear stashed into the jet'...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:32 PM
I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months.
I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS- Paco Torres' "Blue Guitar," one of the standout projects pitched at Paris' Small is Biutiful co-production/distribution meet (pictured above), is coming together.
"Guitar" turns on Elias, a 30-year-old Palestinian music teacher whose wife and...
| 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 10, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.”
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:40 PM
If magic is done right, it is beyond our comprehension and leaves us to wonder, "How did he do that?" It can, however, be enjoyed for what it is - absolutely entertaining.
It is with this concept in mind that Daniel GreenWolf visited Manchester Public...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Like movie previews, Million Preview Day gets people hooked on the plot but doesn't give away the ending.
Historically, the first place finishers in the four Million Preview Day races that will be run Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
HAUTACAM France (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 145.5-km ride from Pau, to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August.
The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...