| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to the European Union for peaceful reconciliation after World War II between former foes Germany and France, and for spreading democracy and human rights through Europe.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday as it grapples with the worst crisis since its founding -- devastating debt and the threat of disintegration.
The prestigious award was a salute to the struggling 27-nation union for its work in...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 PM
With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Dorothy I. Levin, a longtime Columbia resident who was known for her colorful personality and lively parties for members of the burgeoning dinner theater scene in Maryland, died Monday in her home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Budget analysts and politicians generally agree: Although budget cuts under sequestration began Saturday, the public will not feel the full effect right away.
President Obama characterized the fallout as "a tumble downward" as opposed to a sudden drop...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Sailors recently loaded a half million gallons of jet fuel on to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, according to a Navy news release issued about an hour ago.
The tricky task is one of the last steps in the ship's four-year-long refueling...
| Nov 4, 2012
The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes.
But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Sometime in the fall of 1712, a gang of Williamsburg brickmakers began firing tens of thousands of bricks for what would become one of colonial America's most indelible landmarks.
Completed three years later, Bruton Parish Church has long been...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Are you ready for some football? First, however, are you ready for some autopsies?
The opening of the NFL training camps coincided with the closing of the investigation into the April suicide by gunshot of Ray Easterling, 62, an eight-season NFL safety...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Vice presidential picks are always judged by their effect on the coming election. They rarely have any.
This time could be different. The Democrats' Mediscare barrage is already in full swing. Paul Ryan, it seems, is determined to dispossess grandma,...
| Apr 30, 2012
Marie Kolasinski, a devoutly anti-government Orange County grandmother who was sent to jail at 85 after clashing with health inspectors at her popular quilting and crafts emporium, has died. She was 90.
Once dubbed "Che Kolasinski" by a local newspaper...