| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Who was Maynard Evans?
Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him.
He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
An 1840s building in the St. Charles historic district is set to be moved next month to the city's east side, officials said.
Public Works Director Peter Suhr told aldermen that the Jones Law Office, currently at 302 Cedar Ave., would be relocated to...
| Jul 25, 2014
“Star Wars” fans got their first look at the new “Star Wars Rebels” series on Thursday at Comic-Con with a […]...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Next summer on TNT will likely look quite a bit like this summer as the cable channel announced on Friday that it has renewed three of its summer dramas. "The Last Ship," "Major Crimes" and "Falling Skies" all will return for new seasons, with the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The Rialto school district, after assigning eighth-grade students to read a few sources on the Holocaust and write about whether it really happened, never did get back to the public on how many students concluded that there had not been such a Nazi...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A high-level official of the Internal Revenue Service declares her innocence before a congressional committee and then asserts the Fifth Amendment right that she had effectively just waived. Incriminating emails have surfaced, while others are declared...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.
Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...
| Jul 12, 2014
What remarkable lives they led.
The five men, who hailed mostly from the pinnacle of French aristocracy, were liberals who threw off their own privileges to build a more equitable society. Individually, they danced with Marie Antoinette, fled the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 4:
When did the concept of "freedom" become conflated with "selfishness"?
We started wondering about this back in April, when Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was burning through...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:40 PM
You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right?
Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Matthew Stewart wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The United States was not founded as a Christian nation. The principles that inspired the American Revolution, he argues in "Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic," belong...