| Jan 24, 2011
President Barack Obama and speechwriter Cody Keenan, a Chicago native, were praised for the president's address after the Arizona shootings. Next comes Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to talk about:
1. Sometimes a long...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
When famous folks majorly goof, apologies often follow. Unless you're Donald Trump. Here's our top five favorite mea culpas of the year.
5. "Also, I'm sorry for the confusion that I may of caused to those at the Coroner's office. Won't happen again,...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The ultimatum by the Obama Administration's Department of Health and Human Services to Christian church groups (and by implication Christian medical personal) to abandon their faith exposes further its increasingly totalitarian pagan character ("Fight...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:12 PM
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Missing since the end of World War II, the original portraits of Adolf Hitler's parents have surfaced and will soon be put up for auction in Solana Beach.
The portraits of Alois and Klara Hitler could go for $100,000 or more,...
| 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...