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  • Michelle Obama to attend Betty Ford funeral Tuesday

    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama will travel to California to attend a funeral service on Tuesday for former first lady Betty Ford, the White House has announced. Ford, born Elizabeth Anne Bloomer in Chicago on April 8, 1918, was the wife of...
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Out of history: Md. pages lament program's end

    Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
  • August 18, 2011-The Bus Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

    August 18, 2011-The Bus Doesn't Stop Here Anymore
    Unlike 2008, President Obama is doing everything wrong this year. He's acting like he's afraid of being direct, forceful, showing his anger. He's trying to sound casual ("No drama Obama") but he's coming off as a wimp. He's trying to make peace with those...
  • Ralph Albertazzie dies at 88; Air Force One pilot for Nixon

    Ralph Albertazzie dies at 88; Air Force One pilot for Nixon
    Ralph Albertazzie's most memorable flight as President Richard Nixon's personal pilot on Air Force One was the final, history-making journey they took together. Summoned to fly Nixon home to Orange County after the president resigned on Aug. 9, 1974,...
  • The one headache Obama doesn't have

    The one headache Obama doesn't have
    Considering all the political woes that have besieged Barack Obama in the third year of his presidency — including the disappointment in him many liberal Democrats have loudly expressed — you might expect he'd have a challenge by now for the...
  • Gems from 43 All-Star Games

    Interesting tidbits mined from 43 years of Tribune coverage: •A special lighting system was installed at Soldier Field to accommodate the first game in 1934. •Noble Kizer, the college coach for the inaugural game, and Bears coach George...
  • 10 things you might not know about hurricanes

    10 things you might not know about hurricanes
    It's hurricane season, as the East Coast doesn't need to be told in the wake of Irene. Here's a Category 10 set of facts: 1. Hurricane, typhoon or cyclone? It isn't as simple as you might think, according to the Atlantic Oceanographic and...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies

    Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies
    Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early...
  • Actor Harrison Ford lists Brentwood compound at $8.295 million

    Actor Harrison Ford lists Brentwood compound at $8.295 million
    Actor Harrison Ford has listed his compound in Brentwood for $8.295 million. The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, is set off the street at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre...
  • George McGovern dies at 90; liberal standard-bearer against Nixon in '72

    George McGovern dies at 90; liberal standard-bearer against Nixon in '72
    George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...