| May 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Gay marriage is still illegal in much of the United States, where President Barack Obama recently threw his support to allowing same-sex couples to wed. It also remains rare around the world, as the above map from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Tribeca Film Festival announced selections for this year's narrative and documentary competitions. The festival, which takes place April 18-29 in Lower Manhattan, also unveiled the films for its non-competitive Viewpoints program, which focuses on...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Joyce Redman, a two-time Oscar-nominated Irish-born actress whose erotically charged dinner-eating scene opposite Albert Finney was a highlight of the bawdy 1963 British film comedy "Tom Jones," has died. She was 96.
Redman died Thursday in Kent, England...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook.
The Irish seaside enclave that provides...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Fantasizing about someday having a Cinderella wedding is as much about the fairy-tale dress, horse and carriage, and castle as it is about the prince. Not everyone dreams of a castle, though. There are just as many who fancy a tropical island, a rocky...
| Jan 30, 2012
My wife required blood hormone tests every two weeks for a while. One lab cost $30 but another charged $145 for the same test. Both were listed in our Blue Shield PPO insurance information.
When we inquired about the higher bill, the lab that charged...
| Sep 30, 2012
DUBLIN, Ireland — There are no people on Earth as romantic as the French. No one is punctual like the Swiss. The Germans have defined a sense of order. The Italians know how to eat. And no one, I mean no one, does misery like the Irish.
| Sep 30, 2012
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DUBLIN, IRELAND
From LAX, United, American, Delta, US Airways, AER Lingus and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Dublin. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $486, including taxes and fees.
| Feb 16, 2012
Actor who started on 'Your Hit Parade'
Russell Arms, 92, a singer and actor who was a regular vocalist on the popular TV musical program "Your Hit Parade" from 1952 to 1957, died Monday at his home in Hamilton, Ill., where he had retired...
| Oct 27, 2012
Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...