Q: I’ve recently noticed a construction in Emma that doesn’t occur in modern English. When Frank Churchill and Emma entered Ford’s, “the sleek, well-tied parcels of ‘Men’s Beavers’ and ‘York Tan’ were bringing down and displaying on the counter.” Is this a common usage from Jane Austen’s era? A: You’ve stumbled across a very interesting... ? Read More: As the passive progressed
As soon as I sat down in the van, Kim Churchill offered me a mint and we both slurped away watching the rain outside. Australia’s favorite one-man singer-songwriter was back in Canada to tour his latest record Silence/Win. This time, he’s found himself at a new level of confidence about what he does. What did […]
Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS via Getty ImagesRiders at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Companies aren't as generous with shareholder perks as they used to be, but there are still a handful of publicly traded companies...Show More Summary
Forget the Triple Crown-inspired handle increases at the storied racetrack. According to a new Wall Street analysis, Churchill Downs Inc. – whose holdings go beyond the track and include casino operations in Mississippi, Florida and Maine – will be buoyed by its social gaming business.
A recently announced renovation of Kentucky Downs will invest $18 million in updating premium seating areas of the historic racetrack. Image via Kentucky Downs/WLKY. Churchill Downs is planning a series of upgrades and renovations of the famous racetrack's premium seating...
In a blitz tour of Israel and one Israeli settlement to fundraise and campaign for his presidential bid, GOP candidate and former governor of Arkansans Mike Huckabee managed one major gaffe, and doubled down views about Israel that are far to the right of any other Republican runner, and most of the Israeli government.
The state of Kentucky is best known for its bourbon, horse racing (particularly the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs the first Saturday in May), and “Colonel” Harland Sanders’ world famous Kentucky Fried Chicken (truth be told, Sanders lived in nearby Indiana until he left home at age...
Europe’s peaceable kingdom is disturbed by the screams of sheep being devoured by lions. The war in Ukraine’s east is limited, but increasingly lethal. Last summer, the world watched the barbarity of the downing of Malaysia AirlinesShow More Summary
LONDON — In the early 1940s, as WWII was raging and defensive gun batteries were sprouting up and down the English coast to keep German ships at bay, Winston Churchill commissioned a sprawling underground shelter to house soldiers stationed...Show More Summary
Del Mar's summer season of horse racing starts Thursday - post time is 2 p.m. - which will be greeted by one of the biggest roars for horses this side of Churchill Downs.
Leonard Pitts on what happens after the flag comes down. You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.” That’s an observation widely credited to Winston Churchill, though it’s one he may or may not have ever made. Show More Summary
Gallery | @voguemagazine photographs #AmericanPharoah at Churchill Downs http://t.co/PJS4GNZlrP pic.twitter.com/nzmzD3bSRI — (...)
American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978, took a parade lap Saturday at the spot where he won the Kentucky Derby earlier this year. Some 30,000 supporters came out to cheer on the now-famous horse. It should...Show More Summary
One legend met another legend on Saturday morning, when Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Pitino met the legendary horse at Churchill Downs before the Downs After Dark race that takes place...Show More Summary
We think we found Churchill's bath.
It was first used as a Tube station in central London, and then converted into a wartime bunker for British PM Winston Churchill during WWII. Now the capital's transport officials are calling on businesses to put forward their best ideas on how to once again transform the disused Down Street station.
It’s no secret that bourbon and the Kentucky Derby go hand-in-hand. During this year’s Derby broadcast on May 2, spirits brand Brown-Forman/Woodford Reserve brought its specially crafted Derby bottles to life at Churchill Downs in an...Show More Summary