| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Sometimes the stories we think we know, the stories where we don't want to hear another word, turn out to be the most involving of all, the ones we in fact know the least about. So it is with "Last Days in Vietnam."
Not an examination of why we were...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:08 AM
I feel like we need a hero. Do you guys feel like we need a hero?
Inhumanity has been filling our news feeds the past couple of weeks and I'm ready to hear from somebody who's filling the world with some grace.
January Harshe, a 35-year-old mother...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:11 PM
As an altar boy, Nickolaus Schultz would sing “loud enough for the angels to hear him,” the Rev. Peter Muha said Monday.
It was the closest anyone came to a light-hearted recollection during a somber funeral service for Schultz, the first...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
It was, Tyler Murphy said, a day to remember. "And it was," Murphy said, "a night I will never forget. It's hard to put into exact words how special it was. I've never experienced anything like it."
After the pregame walkthrough, Boston College coach...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Whether it's baseball, jazz or Prohibition, few filmmakers tackle the important subjects of the American past with the depth of Ken Burns.
But when the historical documentarian was contemplating his latest project, he felt it was the right moment to...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Fort Lauderdale resident John Heiser is 48 years old, 6-foot-1, and may weigh as much as 364 pounds in his race-day outfit for a highly competitive 5K Saturday morning in downtown Fort Lauderdale. But Heiser guarantees victory.
“Oh, hands down,&...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:36 AM
When Samuel Anderson got the call that he had been hired for "Doctor Who," he was expecting to appear in just a few episodes.
Then Jenna Coleman, who plays The Doctor's companion Clara Oswald in the BBC America series, texted her 32-year-old friend and...
| Aug 18, 2013
The Battle of Williamsburg was nearly 10 hours old and showing signs of winding down when the gray-clad soldiers of the 24th Virginia Infantry erupted from a York County wood and hurled themselves across a broad wheat field.
A mile to their right, the...
| Jun 12, 2013
Where there's smoke arising from a free-speech matter, you're likely to find the fiery attorney Floyd Abrams. He's blazed a trail for freedom of the press from the Pentagon Papers case to protecting reporters' sources. He's just as incendiary when he's...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:31 AM
It's too dang hot to venture outside, so let's play a word game in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes.
I'll give you a list of items and you'll figure out what theme-park category they fulfill. It's kind of like the old "$100,000 Pyramid" bonus...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Once Upon a Time" may be looking to find the magic once again after the events of "The New Neverland" episode of the show. Our heroes have triumphantly returned -- or so they think -- but may have brought back a worse evil in the form of Rumpelstiltskin'...