| Mar 31, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Myanmar's by-election could change political dynamics in the long-isolated country as Aung San Suu Kyi stands for a seat in parliament....
| May 30, 2012
| 9:39 PM
After more than a month of captivity, French journlaist Romeo Langlois was released Wednesday by leftist rebels who had described him as a prisoner of war....
| Apr 11, 2012
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Virginia's Department of Corrections is closing the Mecklenburg Correctional Center.
This comes after Pennsylvania decided earlier this year to remove 1,000 prisoners it housed in Virginia.
The inmates housed at Mecklenburg Correctional Center will be...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Hometown Heroes were honored by the Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Wednesday, Dec. 7, a day that marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Appropriately, veterans were among those honored at the Oakmont...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Why is a conservative foundation in Iowa seeking to roll back a civil rights law in Maryland?
Three weeks ago, a federal lawsuit funded by the Legacy Foundation was filed against Maryland's proposed congressional redistricting plan. But the lawyers...
| Dec 29, 2011
On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect.
Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include:
- Toll hike
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- Ten years after the arrival of the first prisoners captured by U.S. forces after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will likely be in business for many more years -- perhaps decades -- to...
| Mar 18, 2012
Reporting from London -- John Demjanjuk, a retired Ohio autoworker convicted of serving as a guard at a Nazi extermination camp and being complicit in the deaths of more than 28,000 people, died Saturday in Germany. He was 91.
Demjanjuk died in a nursing...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:06 PM
It's been about six decades since the Korean War ended, but it wasn't until this week when a Wichita family found closure. Their relative died as a prisoner of war in North Korea. The family now has very detailed records of his life and death.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
"Some time the hating has to stop," reads the last line of "The Railway Man," a moving tale of wartime torture and forgiveness by former British prisoner of war Eric Lomax.
Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces during...