| Jul 11, 2010
Turn Left at the Trojan Horse
A Would-Be Hero's American Odyssey
Citadel Press/Kensington: 308 pp., $14.95 paper
This is how a quest should be done: You bundle up everything you know. You take stock of who you are and who you aren't. You...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
It seemed like an odd commitment at the time, but amid all the turmoil that went on this past summer at USC, Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson linebacker Kent Turene was unfazed. He committed to the Trojans and was quite sure of himself at the time.
| Sep 6, 2010
As the scope of the nationwide salmonella outbreak expanded late last month, farmers market vendors reported rushes on locally produced eggs and people with backyard flocks were sitting smug.
But food safety experts say consumers shouldn't jump to the...
| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:45 AM
1. Sum up Artscape? That’s one of the best things about it — you can’t. Especially since this is the free arts festival blowout’s 30th year (celebrating everything 1980s, which we assume you love).
And, of course, there’s...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Florida Gators picked up their 14th commitment of the 2012 recruiting class with the pledge of Boiling Springs (N.C.) Crest safety Rhaheim Ledbetter on Friday morning. A happy day in Gainesville, no doubt.
That all changed Friday night.
A pair of...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate approved legislation Friday ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the way for thousands of employees to return to work and hundreds of airport construction projects to resume....
| Aug 19, 2011
Clair E. George, a former CIA covert operations chief who received a presidential pardon in 1992 after being convicted of two counts of lying to Congress in connection with the Iran-Contra scandal during the Reagan administration, has died. He was 81....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:46 PM
R.E.M. broke up Wednesday, with an exit nearly as modest as its entrance.
You couldn’t get much more humble than touring America in a beat-up van out of the decidedly un-hip environs of Athens, Ga., in 1980. And when the band went out this week, it...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
R.E.M. announced Wednesday that it is calling it quits. The Athens, Ga., band that pioneered a distinctive, arty college-rock sound was a group that meant a lot to many people.
The group was the first rock band I felt was truly my own....
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Joe and Nita McCormick of Falling Waters, W.Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by vacationing in the Great Smokey Mountains with their family.
While in Tennessee, the family surprised them with gifts, a steak dinner and an anniversary cake....