| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Imagine showing off your new car to friends and family only to get a call from the dealer — sometimes weeks later — saying your financing has fallen through.
You're given the option of returning the car or signing a new sales agreement with...
| Feb 23, 2011
Contemporary history is seldom as relevant and engaging as Douglas Waller's new biography, "Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage," which is — by turns — fascinatingly instructive and thoroughly...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 3:15 AM
— Gen. Martin E. Dempsey can sound like a high-tech entrepreneur instead of the incoming senior officer of the U.S. Army.
In a speech Monday, he drew words of wisdom from the innovative leaders of Google: Never settle.
Chatting later with...
| Apr 23, 2011
Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She knew her grandpa never would. Or her father.
So, Centeno — joined by about 100 others who turned out Thursday afternoon at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park in Osceola County...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:06 AM
A number of misconceptions have been circulated regarding the community being created at the Fort Howard Veterans Affairs campus in eastern Baltimore County. I would like to set the record straight.
I am honored that the Department of Veterans Affairs...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:51 PM
After Friday, August 5, I will be absent from our newscasts for a while.
I will soon be undergoing a total hip replacement.
If you're saying, "Wait, didn't you do that LAST summer?"..the answer is yes.
I had the left hip replaced in July 2010...and...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...
| Oct 9, 2011
Over the centuries, at the same time military might has been building borders, shaping national identities and protecting ways of life, it's also been building our wardrobes, shaping our silhouettes and taking fledgling brands to the front lines of...
| Oct 12, 2011
How do you know when a protest movement is starting to scare the pants off the establishment?
One clue is when the protesters are casually dismissed as hippies or rabble, or their principles redefined as class envy or as (that all-purpose insult) "un-...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
It's known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...