| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:02 AM
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will visit and present talks on the campus of Western Connecticut State University on Oct. 18 and 19, according to a school press release.
The visit was arranged in cooperation with Do Ngak Kunphen Ling, the...
| Mar 14, 2010
There are a lot of reasons why Laura Skandera Trombley spent 16 years working on a book about a woman whom generations of Mark Twain biographers dismissed as inconsequential to his life. But the biggest catalyst was the 450-page elephant in the room --...
| Mar 18, 2009
Jack Lawrence, a songwriter who wrote the lyrics for hits such as "All or Nothing at All," "Tenderly" and "Beyond the Sea," has died. He was 96.
Lawrence, who fractured his pelvic bone in a fall in his Redding, Conn., home Friday, died of complications...
| Sep 16, 2009
| 6:37 PM
BOSTON -- Mary Travers, one part of the folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary, who used beautiful, tranquil harmonies to convey the angst and turmoil of the Vietnam antiwar movement, racial discrimination and more, died after a yearslong battle with leukemia....