| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom with measures such as minimum wages. But instead of putting a floor on what people get, why not put a...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
For virtually the entire 89-day meeting at Arlington International Racecourse the fields are a study in domesticity but on Saturday the palatial track will become a thoroughbred world capital.
Twelve foreign horses — five from Ireland, five from...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The 66th season at the Peabody Auditorium offers comedy, music, dance and Broadway touring shows. Among the stars in the lineup are Jerry Seinfeld, Aaron Tippin, Lewis Black and Joan Rivers. The Broadway shows are led by perennial favorite "Mamma Mia!"...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers something worth...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Garth Brooks fans got new hope over the weekend that his five canceled concerts in Dublin, Ireland, might go on as scheduled this month. After a top Irish government official stepped in to help broker a deal, Ticketmaster has in turn postponed plans to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
HAUTACAM France (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 145.5-km ride from Pau, to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August.
The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
| Jul 25, 2014
EDGEWATER -- A 28-year-old Edgewater man wanted for violating his probation was arrested one day after taunting police on Facebook, according to Anne Arundel County police.
"Y'all will never catch me," said a post Wednesday from the Facebook page of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:57 AM
It’s crying time on the Emerald Isle: Country music superstar Garth Brooks issued a statement Monday confirming that his five planned concerts in Dublin next week are scrapped, and that ticket refunds for 400,000 ticket buyers will proceed....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller.
Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online?
I SPENT A part of last weekend...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In what is becoming something of a monthly ritual, yet another niche network is venturing in from the old film/documentary/reality fringe with a character-driven drama that executives hope will do what "Mad Men" did for AMC.
At least with "The Divide,"...