| Feb 10, 2013
With Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
| Sep 8, 2013
The advocates of war against Syria have taken Theodore Roosevelt’s advice and turned it upside down. They believe that in confronting Bashar Assad, the United States should speak loudly and carry a tiny stick...Steve Chapman...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Many people would consider a burnt-down house in their neighborhood an eyesore. Delray Beach photographer Tara Hauck would see it as an opportunity. When she first spotted a decrepit structure in her former West Palm Beach neighborhood,...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 8:57 AM
A few years ago, Ruben Ubiera was laid off from his job as creative director at a Boca Raton ad agency. “It was kind of a great gig,” he says, “but my mom always told me, ‘You’ve got to jump into this art thing. That’...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:17 AM
At Little Rock National Airport, it's two for the price of one. No, we're not talking about airfares, but Clintons.
The Arkansas capital's Municipal Airport Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to rename the airport in honor of the former president and...
| Feb 20, 2011
I've never met an American who didn't have a soft spot in his heart for Thomas Jefferson and Monticello, his home and plantation in Charlottesville.
After his term as president expired in 1809, Jefferson lived full time at Monticello. The house, which...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier....
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Before he is laid to rest on Wednesday at a suburban cemetery, the body of former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor William Donald Schaefer will be taken on a grand "final tour" of the iconic city sites he is largely responsible for making reality:...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:46 PM
We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
| May 30, 2011
| 9:03 PM
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama is being asked to make Fort Monroe a national monument under the Antiquities Act after the Army vacates in September, a much faster process than establishing a national park.
But little is known about a process that...