| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:45 PM
After reading the April 4 Sun Sentinel, my wife asked if I read the Sarah Brady article who died at age 73.
I don't read the obituaries pages - even the thought of thinking of finding my name bothers me.
I was surprised it wasn't front page news....
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:25 PM
There's nothing quite like wandering around the spot where a historic event occurred to help the imagination grasp how it all unfolded. Which is why I was standing on one side of the wraparound balcony in Washington, D.C.'s Ford's Theatre last year,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 10:47 AM
When Dwayne Johnson thumbed a ride on "Fast and Furious" back in 2011, he instantly gave the film series a needed boost of energy.
Some critics, such as Jim Slotek from The Toronto Sun, went so far as to suggest that Johnson saved the franchise,...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:32 PM
Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.
About 300 people converged to hear remarks from one of Malcolm X's six...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 10:38 AM
On the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Leyden theater students will take on the challenge of reproducing both the play the president was watching and his death.
On April 14, 1865, Lincoln was watching the third act of...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:58 AM
This story has been updated since its Tuesday web publication.
This is Baltimore's morbid spring.
The city where Edgar Allan Poe gave up the ghost has always had a soft spot for the historic macabre. But in the next month, more cultural activities...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:18 AM
They didn't know each other 50 years ago when they took separate road trips to Selma, Ala.
For that matter, they still don't know each other even though they remain united by history — by each of their decisions to answer Martin Luther King Jr.'...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:04 PM
I was totally distressed about the attempted assassination of the two police officers in Ferguson, Mo.
When will the president send Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate this and the assassination of the two police officers in New York City?...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:36 PM
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's killing is not just a tragedy for Russia, but could be a harbinger of political turbulence. Commentary in the West implicitly blames President Vladimir Putin, highlighting the long list of Putin critics who have...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:43 PM
We live in a time when even frivolous pop-culture touchstones are blown out of proportion, from Grumpy Cat’s pout to Kim Kardashian's booty. But not in a million years did I imagine the R-rated lunacy of “The Interview” would become...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:13 PM
There are iconic figures where only their first name is needed. Las Vegas has Celine. Cleveland has LeBron. Chicago has Rahm. Western Springs has Wally.
The longtime owner of Wally's Garage, Wally Kloog is a renaissance man. Go into his auto repair shop...