| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Liberté Chan is excited to be back reporting at KTLA 5 after getting her start at the station in 2003. She worked under the late Hal Fishman, a legend in LA news. She worked as a writer for his one-hour news show KTLA's News at Ten.
Liberté then worked...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Norman Henley, a retired Russian-language and world literature teacher and academic editor, died of congestive heart failure at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. He was 96 and had earlier lived in Remington and Charles Village.
| Apr 14, 2012
The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I.
That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Melville French Heath II, an avid traveler and a self-trained guitarist who grew coveted peonies and taught French and Spanish at private schools in the city as well as Baltimore and Cecil counties, died April 12 of a heart attack.
The retired teacher,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:17 PM
For Sandra Lee, as for so many others, Halloween is about more than food.
The cooking and lifestyle expert has a separate program for the annual trick-or-treating occasion. Her Food Network special "Sandra's Halloween Wonderland" debuts Sunday, Oct. 23,...
| Apr 12, 2008
By Jeremi Suri
The United Nations is the most frustrating international institution. In its charter, its structure and its leadership, it embodies the idealistic ambition to make the world a better place for everyone. What other institution on this...
| Apr 5, 2008
By Eric Arnesen
By the dawn of the 20th Century, a recently retired John D. Rockefeller was one of the nation's richest and most powerful businessmen, having presided over the rise of corporate giant Standard Oil Co. At the same moment, Ida Tarbell...
| Feb 18, 2007
Paris -- The French may rail about Hollywood's global domination, but they have a soft spot in their hearts for vintage American movies, as anyone who watches French television knows.
Channel surfing here has given me such pleasures as the 1949 John Ford...
| Nov 27, 2007
When Hillary Clinton opened her Washington townhouse for a political fundraiser last fall, the highlight for a select few came after the movers and shakers wrote their checks and left.
Despite her fame and power, Clinton keeps in regular touch with the...
| Dec 9, 2008
Nina Burleigh ("Hoaxes from the Holy Land” Op-Ed article, Nov. 29) is unwilling to consider the possibility that the now-famous bone box inscribed "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus" is authentic. This is despite the fact that the Jerusalem...
| Nov 4, 2008
French author of war memoirs
Mireille Marokvia, 99, a French author of two critically acclaimed memoirs that describe her experiences in wartime Europe, died Oct. 19 in Las Cruces, N.M., where she had lived for 30 years.
In her memoirs...