| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:48 PM
In just over a century and a half, the concept of a presidential library has evolved from a small room in a home where first lady Sarah Polk kept her late husband's letters and mementos into multimillion-dollar complexes that house thousands of official...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Location: The central region of Frederick County. Mount Airy is to the east, Middletown is to the west and Emmitsburg lies to the north.
Average property listing price: Frederick properties run $227,443 for attached homes and $304,304 for detached homes...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The intruder who broke into the White House this month made it beyond the front door and past an armed guard, then ran about 100 feet inside, much farther than previously disclosed, a federal law enforcement official said Monday.
Authorities say Omar...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:48 PM
An intruder scaled a White House fence and made it all the way into the building Friday evening before he was caught and wrestled to the ground by security officers, the Secret Service said. President Obama and his family had already left for Camp David...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The Secret Service is stepping up its patrols around the White House after an intruder was able to scale the fence Friday and make it all the way into the building before being wrestled to the ground by security officers.
In a statement Saturday...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The Secret Service screwed up Friday night. In a mind-boggling breach of security, a troubled former Army sniper named Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly jumped the fence at the White House, sprinted to the front door and walked in. It wasn't until he got...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:03 PM
If you climbed over the White House fence and headed for the front door of the presidential residence, how far would you expect to get before being intercepted and subdued? Ten yards? Twenty? Fifty?
Wrong. Someone did it Friday evening, and he...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:01 PM
In 1943 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt if he wouldn't mind stopping the presidential motorcade at 154 W. Patrick St. in Frederick, Md. The two men were en route to the federal government retreat previously...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Actor Khaled Nabawy's starring turn in the 1994 film "The Emigrant," the Egyptian equivalent of the biblical tale of Joseph, from auteur Youssef Chahine, put Nabawy on a larger stage, and has made him one of Egypt's best-known actors,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:36 AM
For World Cup fans in Egypt, it’s a dilemma: Many are torn between their love of soccer and an abiding distaste for Israel.
Rather than paying hefty subscriptions to watch the matches on a Qatar-owned sports channel, Egyptian viewers can access...