| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Michelle Herman Goldstein's smiling face adorns the wall of a group foster home in Sunrise, a home named in her memory.
"She loved kids, loved helping them," Ingrid Jaffe, Goldstein's mother, said as she looked wistfully at her daughter's portrait....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
New Haven is the birthplace of the hamburger. Apparently, this distinction has been codified by the Library of Congress. More specifically, as every New Havenite knows, it all started at Louis' Lunch in 1900, five years after that place opened its doors....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Ernst Lubitsch didn't make merely great movies; he made wonderful movies. His American comedies present a made-up world that show how the world should be. This even applies to his darkest comedy, the 1942 “To Be or Not to Be,” in which the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:58 AM
WASHINGTON — As President Obama tries to rally support in Congress for missile strikes on Syria, two longtime GOP critics who have been deeply troubled by the White House’s handling of the situation have nonetheless become the linchpin of...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:46 AM
JERUSALEM — Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead.
The Obama administration’s surprise decision to delay a U.S. strike against Syria to allow for congressional debate left anxious Israelis relieved Sunday that...
| Sep 1, 2013
PARIS — Charles Trueheart, the director of the American Library in Paris, picked through the shelves in his office and withdrew a surprisingly well-preserved June 1922 edition of the long-gone literary magazine the Smart Set.
The cover touted a...
| Aug 30, 2013
Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Harry Blumenthal, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who became an engineer and an ardent opera fan, died Aug. 12 of a stroke at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 89.
The son of shopkeepers, Harry Blumenthal was born in Limburg, Germany, and was...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Golden West College's 2013-14 theater season offers something for every taste, from the chilling promise of a totalitarian future to what has been hailed as the funniest farce ever written.
The chiller leads off the GWC parade. It's "1984" — a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Art, music and film will be used to speak against oppression, bullying and turning a blind eye to discrimination in a series of Central Florida events this fall.
Notable cultural groups such as the Bach Festival Society, Enzian Theater and the Cornell...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:03 PM
"If you think this is going to be a history lesson, you've come to the wrong place," says a character at the top of Alex Paul Young's "Pink Milk," a highly imaginative and wrenching vision of the life (and ultimate suicide) of Alan...