| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:17 PM
New Mexico tournament
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sophomore outside hitter Aly Squires amassed 26 kills, 20 digs and five blocks to help the Anteaters earn a 19-25, 28-30, 26-24, 25-21, 15-13 win over Portland State in the Lobo...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:35 AM
Montreal once seemed an unlikely location for an indie-rock revival. All that changed, of course, with the success of Arcade Fire’s 2004 album Funeral, which merely hinted at the heights they’d reach. (The Suburbs won the Grammy for Album of...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Locking in some recent phone time with Jace Lasek, the Regina, Saskatchewan-born guitarist and visionary who, along with his wife, bassist and singer Olga Goreas, founded the psych-rock band the Besnard Lakes in 2003, was difficult.
For the 16th year...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:12 PM
The Congregation of Holy Cross has agreed to pay up to $17 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by victims of sexual abuse at three Quebec schools it operated.
In addition to the payment, the Roman Catholic religious order issued a formal apology....
| May 20, 2011
| 10:29 AM
For the record, Francois Arnaud did not fall off his horse while filming “The Borgias” for Showtime. (Note from Curt: I've updated this interview with videos and more Q&A about Season 2 below the main story.)
“I never fell off my horse!...
| Mar 17, 2009
MONTREAL, CANADA (WPIX) -- British actress and Tony award winner Natasha Richardson, is in extremely critical condition after a freak skiing accident Monday in Montreal, according to reports. The British Press Association says she is now on a flight...
| Mar 18, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Members of Natasha Richardson's family gathered at a New York hospital where the Tony-winning actress was reportedly taken with a serious head injury after falling on a Canadian ski slope.
Richardson, 45, part of the Redgrave dynasty...
| Nov 12, 2008
| 2:09 PM
An obese inmate who goes by the nickname "Big Mike" has been granted early parole because a Canadian prison could not accommodate his 430-pound frame.
Michel Lapointe, 37, was released from prison earlier this week after serving 25 months in Montreal's...
| Jun 21, 2009
Adele can't contain herself. Nothing new there. The hot young British soul singer is, by her own account, "pretty mouthy." But learning that she will share the bill with her idol, Etta James, at the Hollywood Bowl next Sunday has sent her over the moon....
| Jun 19, 2009
Nic Fiore, one of America's most influential ski instructors and a legendary figure at Yosemite's Badger Pass ski area, where he taught skiing for more than 50 years, has died. He was 88.
Fiore, who underwent heart surgery in 2004 and had a stroke in...
| Jan 20, 2010
Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
| Jan 31, 2010
Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line?
Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...