| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:19 PM
During a rally in Trenton Thursday, a national union leader likened Governor Chris Christie to Adolf Hitler.
Christopher Shelton, a top official at the Communication Workers of America, began his speech Thursday with, “Good afternoon brothers and...
| Feb 10, 2011
A Solana Beach World War II memorabilia dealer is looking to sell an historic desk set belonging to Adolf Hitler.
Craig Gottlieb is selling the 50-pound all-bronze desk set estimated to be worth between $750,000 to $1 million. He was contacted by the...
| Feb 23, 2011
Contemporary history is seldom as relevant and engaging as Douglas Waller's new biography, "Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage," which is — by turns — fascinatingly instructive and thoroughly...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:55 AM
PARIS -- Flamboyant fashion designer John Galliano was found guilty Thursday on charges of making anti-Semitic comments against at least three people in a Paris cafe.
The French court gave him a suspended fine of 6,000 euros ($8,415) but he was not...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Megan Fox was an up and coming starlet with Angelina Jolie's career square in her sights until she inexplicably was not invited to return for the third "Transformers" movie, "Dark of the Moon," after starring in the first two installments.
Rumor had it...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Robert Frost once declared "poetry is a way of taking life by the throat."
With apologies to Mr. Frost, Bryan Baquirian was determined to seize by the neck the 25 or so people gathered Friday at the CityArts Factory in downtown Orlando and shake them...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 2:10 PM
Wilson Middle School students on Thursday paid tribute to the men and women of the armed forces by giving a raucous welcome to several 20th Century war heroes, including a World War II veteran who met Adolf Hitler as an athlete at the 1936 Olympics in...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 2:37 PM
"That's the most beautiful thing — that flag," Helen Harris whispered to me in her thick, Greek accent, as the Boy Scouts hoisted Old Glory last week, on a warm, blustery Veterans Day.
During World War II, Harris had been the official translator...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The saddest fact about "Bury the Dead," Irwin Shaw's anti-war play on stage in a thought-provoking production at Theatre UCF, is how relevant it still is.
Shaw wrote his fantastical musing on the waste of life caused by war in 1936, when World War I...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:18 PM
It is safe to say that last week, 99 percent of the people in this country had never heard the name Joseph Kony. That percentage is falling by the second thanks to an organized YouTube, Twitter and Facebook campaign that says as much about the power of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:40 PM
U.S. officials this week turned over a nearly 500-year-old Italian painting that had been stolen during World War II to the descendants of its Jewish owner. The painting, titled "Christ Carrying the Cross Dragged By A Rascal," was created by Italian...