| May 16, 2013
| 9:49 AM
CANNES, France — The class envy raging through F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” helps to explain why teenage readers, usually assigned the book in school, fall under its spell. So sad about that doomed love, the kids sigh....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus.
Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
| Aug 25, 2012
BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower."
I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:52 PM
[Read Part 1 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here]
As the 21-year-old driver pulled toward the intersection, the approaching headlights glinted only faintly in the distance.
"They were very far away,'' Heather Meyer said later. "I didn't even know...
| May 31, 2011
If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War.
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Dr. James McKitterick III
Dr. James McKitterick III was born November 22, 1926, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2011. He attended Kansas State University where he graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. He...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Boy, I hope President Obama comes out of his shell soon. He's been awfully quiet. Perhaps he's being introspective, Zen-like around the White House, talking to the portraits of past presidents. He's so quick to want to please his political opponents,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Richard 'Dick" Carter
March 27, 1916- September 6, 2011
Dick Carter died peacefully at Ann's Place in Panorama City. He was born in Fairfax Missouri and grew up in Chappell Nebraska where he met and married Margaret Barnes, his high school...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:26 PM
James Elsworth Mizell born June 28th, 1919 in Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina to John Henry and Effie Mae Wallace Mizell passed away on December 23, 2011 at the age of 92.
Survived by his wife Joyce Picard Mizell, two of his three sisters...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Geraldine Neva Stallard will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Jan. 27.
She was born in Howe, Okla. on Jan. 27, 1912. She met her husband, Stuart, in Blythe, Calif., and eventually moved to Burbank to raise their three children, Connie, Bill and...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Paul C. Ergler Sr., a retired Martin-Marietta Corp. aeronautical engineer who later became a professor of business management at what is now Loyola University Maryland, died Sunday of cardiac arrest at Oak Crest Village.
The longtime Glen Arm resident...