| Jan 8, 2010
Father Ladislas K. Parker, a Catholic priest whose harrowing escape from communist Hungary in 1950 led him to Orange County and the founding of St. Michael’s Abbey, died Sunday after a lengthy illness. He was 94.
Parker was among seven Norbertine...
| Mar 31, 2011
Tokaji is the luscious sweet wine made from the Furmint grape from Hungary's fabled vineyards. Sweet is the way it's been for centuries — until the late 20th century, when the first dry Furmints were made.
This is the second vintage of Furmint...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union negotiators March 29 abandoned widely popular new legislation that would have banned cloning animals to produce food, after all-night talks bogged down in disagreement.
Last-ditch negotiations ended at 7 a.m. after...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Nov 12, 2010
| 12:06 PM
The Great War, as it was called for a time, broke out in 1914, but the United States didn't declare war until April 6, 1917. With 4,734,991 fresh Americans in the fight, the end came quickly, but at a cost of 116,516 American lives. Just one year, seven...
| Apr 21, 2011
I used to know a guy who would drive up to Santa Barbara just for the afternoon to visit with an old man he respected. I couldn't believe it. In my mind's eye, the Central Coast city seemed much farther than a couple of hours away. Yet it's really not...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 9:12 AM
(AP) - Hungarian officials say a female body recovered in the Delaware River is that of a missing student who disappeared after the amphibious tour boat she was riding in was struck by a barge. A statement from Hungary's foreign ministry says U.S....
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:09 AM
Seventeen years ago, when Eva Franchi began annual concerts honoring her husband, the elegant Italian tenor Sergio Franchi, her grief after her husband's death from cancer in 1990 was still fresh. The last thing on her mind was a dress code.
| Jan 4, 2011
| 4:04 PM
Emanuel "Manny" Mandel was 7 years old when he and his mother were sent to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, but he said his memory of it is "crystal clear."
While the implications of that train ride were unclear to him at the time, the 75-...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
If a sport involved a ball, Joe Shaffer liked watching it.
In his younger days, Joe did more than just watch the ball. The left-handed hurler known as “Lefty” pitched for Hagerstown High School until his graduation in 1934.
During his senior...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 5:42 PM
Within the last decade, the concept of steampunk has begun to break away from being a niche subgenre and entered the mainstream. What is steampunk? Steampunk is blends reality and science fiction, presenting an alternate Victorian-era England or the...