| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
PARIS -- France's far right-leaning National Front party is threatening to sue after singer Madonna showed a video of party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika superimposed on her forehead during a concert in Paris.
"The images that were projected...
| Apr 22, 2012
This month the world marked the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic. As tragic as the loss of the most famous cruise in history was, however, there was another cruise liner whose story was even more horrific.
The Cap Arcona, named for a cape in...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Tony Award-winner Jim Dale will bring his new one man show with music to Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II this June.
“Just Jim Dale,” directed by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby Jr., will run June 14-17 and June 21-24 on Tickets are $30. (The...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Adolf Hitler's malevolent manifesto, "Mein Kampf," will be published in Germanyagain in 2015, 70 years after it last appeared there in print.
After World War II, publication of "Mein Kampf" ceased. The German state of Bavaria, which owns the copyright,...
| 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...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:55 PM
The newly elected French Socialist president, Francois Hollande, is warning Germany that Mediterranean ideas of "growth," not Germanic "austerity," should be the new European creed. No surprise there -- reckless debtors often blame their own past...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:00 PM
FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) - A member of the World War II Army unit memorialized in the book and HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers" has paid a visit to Fort Riley.
Eighty-nine-year-old retired Staff Sgt. Earl McClung stopped at the northeastern Kansas post...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Learn the name. You'll know his unique stride soon.
Oscar Pistorius will be a man to watch at the London's Summer 2012 Olympics.
He's a South African runner who will challenge your view of what is means to be "disabled."
A double-amputee, Pistorius...