| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:20 PM
In an email, Debbie Komanski, executive director of Winter Park's Albin Polasek Museum, checked in from the festivities in Prague, Czech Republic.
Komanski and other officials of the Polasek Foundation, which oversees the museum, flew to Prague to attend...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
If ever there was a time when "see, I told you so" was warranted, it is now as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported last week that Iran is close to developing a nuclear weapon.
That so many in the State Department over several...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
In the past 10 days, analogies have been made linking Joe Paterno to Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and the Devil.
Who's next, bin Laden?
We have seen a witch hunt, and Paterno, the man who in large part made Penn State a national university, has been...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The program at Goucher College's 121st commencement ceremony Friday listed speaker Ira Glass' main connection to the Towson college: His grandmother was a member of its Class of 1931. In the public radio host's remarks, he added that college President...
| Jun 8, 2012
Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
The former longtime Lauraville...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...
| Mar 26, 2012
Patience Abbe was only 11 when the memoir she wrote with her two brothers, "Around the World in Eleven Years," climbed onto the bestseller lists for grown-ups in 1936.
As the siblings recounted their nomadic childhood in Europe and subsequent move to...
| May 13, 2011
May 13, 1941: Rudolf Hess, the Nazis’ No. 2 deputy, bails out of his Messerschmitt over Scotland. He will commit suicide in Spandau prison in 1987. Ralph Bellamy fills in for Lee Shippey, who is recovering from surgery. Tom Treanor,......
| May 18, 2011
Count on provocative Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier to kick up a controversy even when his movies don't. Steven Zeitchik reports on The Times' 24 Frames blog that Von Trier made a disastrous attempt at humor involving Nazis and Jews......
| Jun 7, 2011
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has announced that it has acquired a letter signed by Adolf Hitler advocating a legal removal of Jews, six years before the publication of “Mein Kampf.”...
| Jun 28, 2011
Shia LaBeouf hooked up with Megan Fox while filming "Transformers," because that's the way life is when you're Shia LaBeouf. Megan Fox has since left the "Transformers" franchise and been replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whitely, a Victoria's Secret model....