| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Historian and Harvard University scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. can still remember how moved and inspired he was as a high school senior watching a documentary about black American history narrated by Bill Cosby. The film was a key in launching his elite...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Milton Bromberg, a custom tailor and decorated World War II veteran who visited the White House to fit President Bill Clinton for suits, died of respiratory failure Nov. 1 at Season's Hospice at Northwest Hospital. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:31 PM
"Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Why, look what Santa brought Iraq: U.S. Hellfire missiles. And I’m willing to bet that, unlike the packages of some UPS and FedEx customers, the Hellfires arrived on time.
And what Christmas list would be complete without some flying toys? So we&...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry still has a long way to go in his intensive quest for Palestinian-Israeli peace. But his diligent and persuasive pursuit of it suggests that his uneven career search for a legacy of his own may finally have...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Nov. 19, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Though Lincoln stated during his speech that “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here” his brief, approximately 270-...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:32 PM
"If Dr. [Martin Luther King, Jr.] was here, I'm quite sure he would say, 'Congratulations on all the progress that's been made, but let's keep going. The dream is not fully achieved yet,'" Colin Powell says....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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