| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Sometimes political careers are born of chance.
John Nicolay and John Hay were two young men working in Springfield, Ill., when they became involved with the political life of Abraham Lincoln before his 1860 U.S. presidential campaign. Tireless and...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
BURBANK — When the CIF Southern Section Division II playoff pairings were released Monday morning, the Burroughs High baseball players and coaches cringed at having to travel to Santa Maria to take on Righetti in a wild-card game.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton.
“Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
| Apr 28, 2014
"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assured his followers. But was he right?
The arc of American history, at least, has a different shape. During the 19th century, a high point for...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:14 PM
The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have chosen a more traditional location for Saturday's pay-per-view fight, UFC 172. The event features a title defense for Jon Jones, its top pound-for-pound fighter and light-heavyweight champion.
But just six...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks declined to comment about the Washington Redskins’ loss of trademark protection Wednesday, but an expert said there’s little reason to believe the hockey team’s name and Indian head logo could face similar...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 9:35 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The biggest challenge when visiting this historic coastal town is not deciding what to do. For me, at least, the problem was figuring out what to reluctantly omit.
I spent a week in Charleston in early October. Three days were...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Champions of the 2011 Little League District 62 All-Star Tournament have been decided.
In Majors All-Star play, Ocean View capped an undefeated run by knocking off Huntington Valley to capture a championship. In the 9/10 division, Ocean View came up with...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Bowling Green scored eight touchdowns in trumping visiting Morgan State, 58-13, on Saturday night.
Falcons quarterback Matt Schilz passed for five touchdowns, while Kamar Jorden, Anthon Samuel and Jamel Martin each ran for one.
The Falcons (2-0)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Even if you have a strong recollection of the Clinton years, seeing his life and presidency laid out in an unblinking, four-hour documentary puts him into perspective.
PBS' "Clinton: American Experience," which airs in two parts Monday and Tuesday, Feb....