| Jul 7, 2013
| 3:40 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — In many ways, Andy Murray's career was encapsulated in the last game he played before he became a first-time Wimbledon singles champion and the first British man to win the title since Fred Perry's 1936 triumph.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Perhaps the most distinctive thing about our new Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray, is that there is little distinctive about him.
Sure, he is a great tennis player. You don't roll out of bed and win Wimbledon.
But there is no Andre Agassi swagger, no...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 2:53 PM
Just when it seemed like things couldn't get worse for Orange County's tourist tax, the region's largest overseas leisure market went up in a cloud of smoke.
Mayor Buddy Dyer, meet Eyjafjallajokull.
Ash from the tongue-twister Icelandic volcano that...
| Dec 10, 2009
In the spring, during the big push to get SunRail through the Legislature, Jacob Stuart was one of the train's most visible cheerleaders.
He kept an apartment in Tallahassee for the 60-day legislative session and attended nearly every hearing and vote on...
| Aug 1, 2010
| 11:31 AM
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told a group of liberal activists meeting in Las Vegas they shouldn’t worry about not getting the single-payer provision in the new health care law. “We’re going...
| Jan 6, 2011
A second major medical publication is calling foul on Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 studying linking the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine to autism. In fact, today the BMJ, a leading medical journal in the U.K. reports Wakefield deliberately faked the...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 10:29 AM
It's time for the travel two-step: First, deciding where in the world you'd like to go for your summer vacation. Second, finding the perfect travel guide to accompany you. I've been known to stand in a bookstore aisle for long agonizing stretches, reading...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park; all three days sold out.
Kid Cudi (9 p.m., Perry’s): Psychedelic soundscapes, introspective funk,...
| Aug 6, 2011
An international business tycoon is in seriously hot water. He's accused of unspeakable crimes. He's about to lose everything — his business, his family, his reputation, even his freedom.
So far, it sounds like the Rupert Murdoch affair on...
| Sep 12, 2011
Anybody who has ever left a tough, close-knit, working-class community for a life as a painter, writer, musician, dancer or some other creative career is familiar with a couple of abiding truths. The arts can change your life — if you're lucky...
| Dec 8, 2011
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...