| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Who are misters Lux and Bond?
Our first store opened in Waterbury in 1898 and was called M.A. Green Jewelers. My family bought out another jeweler in Hartford in the '30s called Lux Bond & Lux and changed the name. We also bought out another jewelry...
| Aug 9, 2010
The inmate's request seemed fairly benign inside the teeming, violent Los Angeles County jail. He wanted Sheriff's Deputy Peter Paul Felix to smuggle him in some decent food.
The deputy knew he was breaking the rules, but he obliged. What started with...
| 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...
| 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
If you go
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....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 9:43 AM
For fashionistas, thumbing through a book could be the key to better understanding the world of style, discovering a new trend or finding a new way to wear a piece you already own. These style-centric publications, will make any in vogue beach babe look...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The Fourth of July is America's 235th birthday — and Malia Obama's 13th. For the first time in about a decade, the country has a first teen.
Malia, who is almost as tall as her 5-foot-11-inch mother, earns high marks for a gaffe-...
| Jul 10, 2011
New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Phillip Hannan is not only widely known in New Orleans, but around the world for his close relationship with the Kennedy family. Hannan recounted his experience presiding over the late President John F. Kennedy's funeral mass to WGNO News before he died....