| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
We all know Charlie Crist. We’ve seen him govern, and we’re familiar with his genial personality. He has an extensive record in public office.
If you’re in the Republican camp, Charlie Crist is a wishy-washy turncoat, a man of no...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:24 PM
WASHINGTON --Fed up with what he calls “polluted political tactics,” Larry Kawa of Boca Raton launched a legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s handling of the new health care law, the latest sign of resistance to “Obamacare&...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:53 PM
La historia de los hispanos en Estados Unidos comienza desde mucho antes de formarse la Nación americana, con la llegada de los primeros exploradores españoles a lugares como San Agustín en Florida.
Sin embargo, los textos de historia dicen poco —...
| Sep 15, 2013
Scratch Brittany, scratch the Cotswolds: The prettiest place I've ever been, anywhere in the world, is Galena, Ill. It's also the only place on the planet where I feel truly at home.
More than 40 years ago, I fell in love with Galena for its history and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:54 AM
"All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it."
Mark Twain wrote that in "The...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Rarely has anyone changed the landscape in Hampton Roads as dramatically as Secretary of the Army Elihu Root when he signed a Sept. 1, 1902 order authorizing the razing of the Hygeia Hotel.
The landmark structure stretched for more than 700 yards...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Playwright Anton Chekhov famously said that a gun should never be displayed onstage without a reason. If it is seen in the first act, he advised, it ought to go off by the third.
In other words, writers should not clutter a narrative with distractions...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:27 AM
SOUTH BEND - Just 11 days after Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, a small bank opened in South Bend.
Then, it was known as First National Bank of South Bend. Today, it is known as 1st Source Bank.
Though it has grown to about 76...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions.
Spoon, silver plate, Gerber baby face, marked "Winthrop," c. 1940, 4...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Actor Rob Lowe has LIT-ruh-lee no qualms about having ties to Bill O'Reilly.
The 49-year-old actor stars as worshiped Democratic president John F. Kennedy in National Geographic's "Killing Kennedy," based on the book from the Fox News anchor. Lowe,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Mingling with the likes of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Sojourner Truth and President Abraham Lincoln helps teach Civil War buffs and the uninitiated alike a sense of history and community, said participants in the largest Civil War reenactment in Northern...