| Feb 4, 2010
When Boston's Old Town Trolley makes its first stop on Saturdays, the sugar rush starts. The Trolley is boxy, lumbering, and slow but this is a sweet ride. "I'm a "Professor of Chocology", exclaimed Head Tour Driver Ted Galo who leads Boston's Original...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:24 PM
For Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday, several of her close friends presented her with poems to mark the occasion. They understood the significance of poetry in her life, how she learned to understand it by looking through volumes, deciphering marks in...
| Nov 22, 2010
Norris Church Mailer, an actress, model, author and painter who enjoyed and endured the ride of her life as the sixth and final wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer, died at her home in Brooklyn on Sunday. She was 61.
Her death was...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:53 PM
DALLAS ( KTLA) 47 years have passed since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Monday, secret service agents who were assigned to protect the president on that day in Dallas are speaking out for the first time.
Former Secret Service Agent...
| Nov 25, 2010
Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a chore. Not if you make an adventure out of it — filled with time to browse, stop for a drink or a meal, and — who knows — pick up a little something for yourself.
With all that in mind, I recently...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:30 AM
1783: The British evacuated New York, their last military position in the United States during the Revolutionary War.
1908: The first issue of The Christian Science Monitor was published.
1940: The cartoon character Woody Woodpecker made his debut...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Rose Kennedy was a woman who took a special interest in what her granddaughters wore and how they wore it, her granddaughter Caroline says in her recently published poetry anthology.
At a lunch on Wednesday, Caroline Kennedy described the time she and...
| Nov 20, 2011
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THE BEST WAY TO PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
From LAX, Asiana, Korean, Thai, China Airlines, EVA and China Southern offer connecting service (change of plane) to Phnom Penh. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $950, excluding taxes and fees....
| Jul 31, 2010
Ballet students attending intensive programs
Five students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts in Burbank will be attending summer ballet intensive programs across the United States.
They are Faye Bosco, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Briggs, Rose Filichia,...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:41 PM
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis.
After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
| Feb 10, 2011
When he died a year ago last month at the age of 92, Louis Auchincloss had amassed an astonishing body of work over more than six decades: nearly 50 novels and story collections and 18 nonfiction books, many written while he was working as a distinguished...
| Jan 30, 2011
In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight.
A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...