| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Some years ago, a Sun grandee being honored at a little retirement ceremony reflected on his long tenure at the paper. This worthy had at one time possessed the dignity of a correspondent in our Washington bureau, and I paraphrase what he said about the...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75.
Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If Chicago author Benjamin Lytal were the typical writer of semi-autobiographical fiction, his first novel would have been the story of a young man who escaped his hometown in the interior of the country to become immersed in the colorful characters and...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
| Aug 15, 2012
LAUTERBRUNNEN, Switzerland — Coming down Highway 6 from Switzerland's capital, Bern, you turn north into the lovely lake resort of Interlaken.
Turn south and you enter the spectacularly beautiful Lauterbrunnen Valley. Picture this: a box canyon cut...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:42 PM
On the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:13 PM
It's a kind of a musical homecoming.
"Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The chairman of Switzerland’s central bank abruptly resigned Monday following controversy over foreign-exchange transactions that made tens of thousands of dollars for him and his wife....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:38 PM
The son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il made his first public appearance after his father's death Tuesday, bowing before a glass coffin containing his father's body....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:39 PM
The death of Kim Jong Il leaves his family's business -- running North Korea -- in terrible shape. Under his leadership, North Korea lost 2 million people to starvation. His youngest son, Kim Jong Un, still in his 20s, has before him what appears to be...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
She was 92.
Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...