| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:43 AM
We're about to plunge into a mega-anniversary year, marking 500 years since Ponce de León named Florida in 1513. But before we leave 2012, let's tip our Flashback bonnet to a couple of milestones noted this year.
A century of 'leavening the loaf'
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Paul Umansky, an opera lover, occasional actor and, for more than two decades, the public voice of Sinai Hospital, died March 27 at the Gilchrest Center.
He was 81, and died following a three-year bout with multiple myeloma.
"He was a great guy," said...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
If there's a physical "look" to being president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn't have it. But does that matter to Americans?...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Here's a novel way to celebrate Presidents' Day: Take in an avant-garde painting of one of our nation's leaders. The Mother Falcon Clothing store, which custom prints T-shirts, is having an executive art show through Feb. 24. The free kickoff is at 8 p.m....
| Nov 25, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Thanksgiving 1910: President Taft declares the annual holiday. âThe records of population and harvests which are the index of progress show vigorous national growth and the health and prosperous well-being of our communities throughout this land and...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Florida governor's terrible pitch before a Rays-Rangers game goes viral. One blogger calls it a metaphor for his Senate campaign....
| Sep 4, 2010
| 4:33 AM
July 19, 1910: "Jailbird" ... "pinhead" ... A typical Times editorial about labor. Sept. 4, 1910: San Francisco labor leaders file a libel suit against Times Editor and General Manager Gen. Harrison Gray Otis and Assistant Manager Harry Chandler. Itâs a...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 10:56 AM
"Woodrow Wilson: A Biography"
By John Milton Cooper, Jr.
andom House, 2009, 702 pages, $35
President Woodrow Wilson, a confidant confided in his diary shortly after World War I, "will probably go down in history as the greatest figure of his time, and I...