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  • Howard Fishman plays Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Oct. 14

    Howard Fishman plays Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford on Oct. 14
    Singer-songwriter Howard Fishman, who's bringing a five-piece band to Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford this Friday, always seems to have five projects going at once. Currently, there’s the Basement Tapes Project, a review of the music Bob Dylan...
  • What happens to Maryland if the U.S. defaults?

    What happens to Maryland if the U.S. defaults?
    Earlier this week, Moody's credit rating agency announced it is reviewing the credit of Maryland and four other AAA rated states in light of the debate in Washington about the possible default of U.S. government debt — even though Maryland pays...
  • U.S. Attorney Bharara Announces Intl. Narco-Terror Bust

    U.S. Attorney Bharara Announces Intl. Narco-Terror Bust
    Federal prosecutors in New York announced Tuesday the results of a globe undercover sting operation that took down suspected money men for Hezbollah and the Taliban busted in a narco-terror takedown. Four men are now accused of plotting to sell heroin on...
  • Book review: 'On the Road to Babadag' by Andrzej Stasiuk

    Book review: 'On the Road to Babadag' by Andrzej Stasiuk
    The best travel books, like "On the Road to Babadag," are read for more than the mere travel information they supply: They give readers the true experience of going there. Setting out from his tiny village of Czarny near the Polish-Slovakian border,...
  • Chauncey Hardy's Mother Still Seeks Answers About His Death In Romania

    Ola Hardy and her attorneys said Thursday that they plan to file a $123 million lawsuit in federal court, focusing on the negligence surrounding the events that led to the death of her son, Chauncey Hardy. Chauncey Hardy, a Middletown native who played...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past

    Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past
    BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
  • Haralamb Georgescu's midcentury Pasinetti house renovated

    In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
  • Nicolae Plesita dies at 80; ruthless Romanian secret police chief

    Gen. Nicolae Plesita, a die-hard communist and ruthless chief of the Securitate secret police who arranged shelter in Romania for terrorist Carlos the Jackal and was tried for the bombing of Radio Free Europe, has died. He was 80. Plesita died Monday in...
  • Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII

    Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII
    Maria Gulovich Liu, who as a young schoolteacher in Slovakia during World War II joined the underground resistance as a courier and later helped a small group of American and British intelligence agents evade the German Army as they fled through the...
  • Living, under many names

    Living, under many names
    In his 89 years, Sol Berger has gone by many names. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Holocaust survivor: An article in Monday's Section A about a Polish Jew who used several identities to evade the Nazis during World War II misspelled the names of...