| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:17 AM
Update: On Tuesday evening, Feb.4, Patrick Olive received his Purple Heart forty-five years after he was wounded in Vietnam. The Purple Heart was awarded during a ceremony with the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 23 located in Pembroke Pines. ...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose compassionate pictures captured the human cost of war, natural disasters, disease and broken government programs, died Thursday in Liberia while covering the Ebola epidemic for the Washington Post....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:36 PM
He gave up just once, opting last year to enter hospice care and stop taking nutrition through a feeding tube.
He wanted an end to the pain and surgeries and tubes and pumps that had sustained him after he was paralyzed from the chest down by an Iraqi...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Graduating almost 70 years ago didn't stop the graduates of Manchester High School class of 1946 from meeting for their 66th annual high school reunion Oct. 10 at the Manchester Country Club. The group has seen so much change in their lifetime and...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Three years ago, Senior Airman Gideon Connelly decided to have his left leg amputated below the knee.
On Thursday, Connelly ran the 200-meter dash in 29.4 seconds.
The 25-year-old Dundalk resident was one of 200-plus participants to compete in last...
| Aug 11, 2014
We all know how Washington crises usually unfold. A problem erupts. Politicians trample each other to express outrage and allocate blame. Scapegoats are sacrificed, legislation emerges and money gets appropriated. And then the issue fades from view....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:58 AM
William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87.
The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases.
At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Making music was Irene Alexander's inspiration as well as lifeline. It allowed her to forge ahead, say friends and family, through a string of misfortunes that would have felled an ordinary mortal.
In 2005, the Chicago pianist and piano teacher...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over ridiculously excessive wait times for VA medical appointments and, moreover, for the falsification of data that would have illuminated these and related problems,...