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  • Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida

    Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida
    It was loud and awkward and often referred to as the "Tin Goose" or the "Flying Washboard." But the Ford Tri-Motor, built between 1926 and 1933, played a vital role in advancing commercial aviation after World War I. Now the few remaining planes have...
  • Republicans haven't quite worked out a foreign policy beyond 'not Obama'

    Republicans haven't quite worked out a foreign policy beyond 'not Obama'
    Most presidential campaigns focus mostly on domestic issues such as the economy, taxes and healthcare, not foreign policy. But the 2016 presidential campaign is already shaping up to be an exception to that rule. For one thing, the world is a mess....
  • Obama faces vile insults like no other president has

    Obama faces vile insults like no other president has
    I've been thinking lately about the persistently vituperative and insulting attacks on President Barack Obama since 2008. It is, of course, commonplace in American politics for presidents to be lambasted for their policies, their programs, their values...
  • Goodbye 2014, Edward Herrmann, Luise Rainer

    Goodbye 2014, Edward Herrmann, Luise Rainer
    Happy New Year! A backward glance before we move on: The year 2014 will be remembered for the deaths of many first-rank performers, and the year's final days continued that sad trend. Oscar-winner Luise Rainer died Tuesday at age 104, and Edward...
  • Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion

    Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion
    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed...
  • You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...
  • Edward Herrmann dies: Five notable film roles

    Edward Herrmann dies: Five notable film roles
    The actor Edward Herrmann, who died Wednesday at the age of 71, is perhaps best known for his role as a kindhearted patriarch on seven seasons of TV's "Gilmore Girls." While he most often served as a supporting player, the Emmy and Tony winner leaves...
  • 'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71
    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...
  • Frank W. Randolph, Pearl Harbor survivor from Palm Beach, dies at 95

    Frank W. Randolph, Pearl Harbor survivor from Palm Beach, dies at 95
    A Pearl Harbor survivor who called Palm Beach County his home has died. Col. Frank W. Randolph, a United States Air Force veteran and resident of the town of Palm Beach died Dec. 27, according to Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation and Event Center in West...
  • A faulty comparison between Afghanistan and World War II

    To the editor: For Max Boot to compare the ceremony to "end" the war in Afghanistan to Franklin Roosevelt declaring World War II over after the liberation of France in 1944 is a pathetic deception. ("Rebrand it however you want, but Afghanistan is still...
  • Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...