| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Random observations for your reading pleasure:
•When have you ever heard about a group of conservative students shouting down a campus speaker, invading and occupying a campus building or pressuring a school to withdraw a candidate for an...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014.
Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
| May 20, 2014
Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:31 PM
David Weiss was a world-renowned oboist who spent 30 years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
But that's not what got him featured appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "Prairie Home Companion." In an unlikely pairing for a...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
It was only a few days ago that Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki sent out wedding invitations.
Now, one of sport's glitziest power couples has abruptly split, with the golfer from Northern Ireland announcing Wednesday that he has broken off his...
| May 26, 2014
| 2:23 AM
On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive.
| May 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
| May 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov are officially back together after dipping their toes in a very ugly divorce pond, the Olympic skater turned TV personality announced Tuesday.
"My husband and I have happily reconciled," Weir tweeted overnight....
| May 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A couple of weekend's ago I slipped away to visit daughter Heather and her children, Catherine and Ryan.
Catherine and Ryan were both in a play called "The David Show" at their church. The play was adorably clever and it gave each child a moment in...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Todd Wheeler Jr., the Glen Burnie man accused of making bombs in his home, has been charged with a federal gun crime.
Wheeler was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person,...