| Jul 1, 2014
After retiring as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Technical Publishing Co. in 1983, Jim Tafel immersed himself in thoroughbred racing, and the horses he owned and bred made sports headlines.
Queen Elizabeth II was seated in a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Lawrence A. Krumanocker of Allentown was with Company G, 16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, when it stumbled ashore at Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. By day's end, Company G had made itself the pivot point of World War II....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Queen Elizabeth II's reign over England has been a walk in the park compared to past rulers or the fictional would-be rulers of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. So it makes sense that on her visit to the "Game of Thrones" set Tuesday, she declined to sit...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Dog lovers and cat fanciers will have the opportunity to put aside their differences at the Carroll Arts Centers' upcoming gallery exhibition, celebrating the diverse looks and personalities of pampered pets.
At the gallery exhibition, "Reigning Cats &...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Some brothers you're born with; others you choose.
War took one from Eric Gower, but it gave him dozens of others, bonded by a singular experience 70 years ago.
Patriotic and dutiful young men, they took part in the largest amphibious assault in...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After snubbing the Russian leader earlier in the week, President Obama met briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday for the first face-to-face encounter between the two leaders since the crisis in Ukraine sent their already rocky...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Queen Elizabeth II visited the "Game of Thrones" sets in Belfast on Tuesday, taking a good look around but stopping short of trying out the HBO series' notorious Iron Throne for herself.
"She kept commenting on how uncomfortable the throne looked,"...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz
OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-0, in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian --...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- Angelina Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has been honored by the British government for her work to end sexual violence in war zones.
Jolie was in London this week attending a major conference that is...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The Titanic didn't have them. Neither did the snooty Queen Elizabeth 2 or the swinging TV "Love Boat" Pacific Princess. But now many travelers refuse to cruise if they don't have a balcony cabin.
"The first couple times I cruised I had a porthole...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Colin Pillinger, a colorful British space scientist who sported thick mutton-chop whiskers and became a symbol of national pluck in masterminding a failed search for life on Mars, died Thursday in a Cambridge hospital. He was 70.