| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:14 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to right a historical wrong next month when he awards two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — including 17 Latinos — the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Pentagon review into racial...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:04 PM
MEZHGORYE, Ukraine — The center of Kiev was relatively calm Sunday after the months of protests that reached their violent apex last week, leaving scores dead in the streets, driving Ukraine's president out of the capital and placing the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Philippe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:56 PM
When André Schiffrin was fired in 1990 as editor in chief of Pantheon Books, it was regarded as a loud shot in the war between commercialism and quality in American publishing. There were protests by noted authors, including Studs Terkel and Kurt...
| Aug 18, 2013
The Battle of Williamsburg was nearly 10 hours old and showing signs of winding down when the gray-clad soldiers of the 24th Virginia Infantry erupted from a York County wood and hurled themselves across a broad wheat field.
A mile to their right, the...
| Nov 11, 2013
The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:32 PM
John James McGinty III, whose fierce leadership of a Marine platoon during a bitter assault by hundreds of North Vietnamese soldiers earned him the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, died Friday of cancer at his home in Beaufort, S.C. He was 73.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:04 AM
"Captain Phillips" is a Tom Hanks movie. It is also a Paul Greengrass movie, and the cinematic tumult director Greengrass adroitly captures and sustains in the service of a narrative has a way of keeping his stars unmoored — in a good way —...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Painter Edward Hopper believed that for art to be honest, its creator had to bring to it a sense of “wonder and humility.” Three exhibitions opening Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Boca Museum of Art celebrate America’s natural majesty and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage."
It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Christopher Robinson was struggling to accept the end of his relationship with Marie Hartman, continuing to send her text messages and flowers even as his relatives told him he needed to move on.
Early Sunday morning, Robinson, a Baltimore police...