| May 13, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Edward Leo Healy III, the former manager of the Perring Place Restaurant, died of sepsis after hernia surgery May 9 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 55 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Edward L. Healy Jr., who...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:25 PM
President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding the knife.
| May 28, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:21 AM
President Obama on Friday declared the hallowed shores of Normandy “democracy’s beachhead” as he remembered the Allied invasions as the beginning of a century of freedom movements that spread across continents.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue.
But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events.
It started decades ago (more about that below)....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Was I nervous about becoming a dad for the first time at age 40? You bet. But I was hardly the only guy intimidated by taking on what was by far the biggest responsibility of my life — nothing else came close.
"When faced with first-time...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:32 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — If only Steve Coburn had spoken as many words as his horse did after the 146th Belmont Stakes, he'd have a whole bunch more respect today.
If California Chrome's co-owner had stated his argument calmly and precisely in the days...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
1. "NYPD Red 2" by James Patterson and Marshall Karp (Little, Brown, $28). Detectives from a New York Police task force solve a wealthy woman's murder. Last week: —
2. "Missing You" by Harlan Coben (Dutton, $27.95). A detective...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
One of the enduring misperceptions of American politics is that the vice presidency is a steppingstone to the presidency. Of the 47 men who have held the office, only four were elected to the Oval Office as sitting standbys: Adams, Jefferson, Van Buren...