| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Mac McGarry, the avuncular TV quizmaster of “It’s Academic” who spent several decades pitching teenage contestants in Baltimore and Washington fastball trivia questions about topics as diverse as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Chubby Checker...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:57 AM
T.R. Fehrenbach never minced words.
In 1998, the San Antonio historian and newspaper columnist told Texas Monthly: "I don't believe in social science or all those tables and statistics. All the great historians have been great writers. But most of the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's difficult to believe that mortgage interest rates are now officially at the lowest point in history.
Or, at least, the lowest point in history as defined by the Freddie Mac, which has been keeping track of 15-year fixed-rate mortgages since 1991....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:28 AM
It is with deepest sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather (Weto). Ramon was born in Los Angeles and raised in West Sacramento. He attended Clarksburg high school where he excelled in football,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- As the American presidential election approaches, the dominant conviction expressed by members of both parties is that the country is gravely in decline. If the wrong man is elected, the nation's spin out of control will accelerate and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing.
The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A trove of Korean antiquities worth millions of dollars has been seized in San Diego.
The antiquities, nine seals dating to the Korean Empire and Joseon Dynasty, were in the possession of the family of a deceased Marine lieutenant who had served in...
| Nov 5, 2013
Tinley Park and Orland Park will start their Veterans Day ceremonies one hour apart Monday morning and focus on residents' military service.
Tinley Park's event at the General Patrick E. Rea Veteran's Plaza, 18001 S. 80th Ave., starts at 10 a.m. and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Some of the most dynamic female writers today are turning their attention to clothes. Is it the secret influence of Fashion Week? Have clothes been on their minds all along?
Man Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood talked about the importance of clothes...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Charles W. Thomas Jr., former owner of several steel fabrication companies and a Korean War veteran, died Saturday from renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Mays Chapel resident was 85.
The son of Charles W. Thomas Sr., owner of Acme...