| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Federal prosecutors said in court Friday that they're contemplating additional charges against two New York men accused in multistate thefts of historic documents uncovered this month when police said the pair targeted a Maryland museum.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:08 PM
A detention hearing for Barry H. Landau, one of two men charged with stealing dozens of valuable historic documents from archives and museums in New York and Maryland, was postponed Monday so federal investigators can search his Manhattan apartment a...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 5:02 PM
A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years.
| Aug 10, 2011
The drunk-with-debt metaphors, like our debt itself, don't appear to be going away any time soon.
We spend like drunken sailors. The debt-deal is like curing a drunk with vodka. And from columnist Jonah Goldberg this week: "The tea party is like the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:20 PM
On an invitingly bright summer day, the reading room at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania starts filling up nonetheless as soon as the doors open: professors, Ph.D. candidates and amateur genealogists alike stream in to spend hours perusing the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:39 PM
"Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light" Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, $15.95
In the introduction, editor Penelope Rowlands recalls when she and her then-boyfriend first arrived in Paris. It took a while for the then-20-year-...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:38 AM
It's brilliant and blustery atop the tallest building in Annapolis, a bank of white clouds scudding quickly across the sky. John Greenwalt Lee leans against a temporary railing, gazing down with fondness on the town he calls home.
A few blocks to the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Franklin County was founded in 1785 and was named after Benjamin Franklin. Since the 1980s, much of the residential growth has been around Smith Mountain lake, attracting many commuters and many retirees. Franklin County is...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:49 AM
Since the earliest days of our foundation, our forefathers and their forefathers have celebrated something resembling National Duck Out of Work for a Drink Day.
It's always day of camarederie, merriment, and spending 15 minutes away from what, even...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Breaking from the tradition of beginning the school year with the city's Blue Ribbon recipients and highest performers, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso personally welcomed back students and staff who will take part in radical transformations at...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:32 AM
"We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don’t know what to do, we never give up."
Ahhh yes, you can count on Captain America for words of wisdom.
Or can you?
The above quote is actually a scripture verse, II Corinthians 4:8....