| Sep 26, 2014
Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a cold, rainy morning in November 2013, director David Ayer was dealing with a temperamental star.
Actors Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal had all taken their places on the set, a farm in a sleepy town in the...
| Sep 24, 2014
Barry Allen is in a race against himself – specifically, his future self – and Wally West’s life hangs in […]...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:34 PM
A day after it deemed Josh Shaw a hero, USC backtracked on the story.
The sports and social-media world were set abuzz Monday when USC published on its website a heroic story about cornerback Josh Shaw saving a nephew in distress.
But the narrative...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:41 PM
On the evening of April 26, 1777, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington, the daughter of a respected militia colonel, jumped on her horse and rode from her family's home in Patterson, N.Y., to warn of an impending attack by the British. Ludington rode 40 miles in a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
In the history of human storytelling, the flawed hero is as old as the story of Achilles that the ancient Greeks once told one another on the Acropolis hillside.
In more modern times, though, and especially writ large on the silver screen, animated...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:49 PM
The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The one thing you can count on with Gob Squad, the always-surprising European performance collective now at REDCAT, is that the audience won't be excluded from the multimedia act.
Screens are integral to Gob Squad's aesthetic, but there's hardly an...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:39 PM
At a candlelight vigil within a few hundred feet of Kevin Bell's home in Chappelle Gardens, the fallen Hartford firefighter was remembered Sunday night as a hero, a role model, a devoted husband and father, and a talented musician and D.J. known as "B-...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Capt. David McCampbell pulled off a feat during World War II, taking down nine Japanese fighter planes in just one battle.
While the hero pilot's actions may have made headlines decades ago, they're not nearly as well-known nowadays. So during a ceremony...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Durbar II has been shocking people for more than a century.
When the 3-year-old, French-bred, American-owned Thoroughbred won England’s prestigious Epsom Derby in 1914, despite going off as a 20-1 long shot, the genteel world of English horse-...