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In President Barack Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
Consider this scenario: You've been involved in a vicious lawsuit for five years. It has cost you $1.5 million, and that could double if it goes on. You know you're right. Your opponent is faltering financially, and there's an excellent chance the judge...
Tags: Judges, Laws, Lawyers, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System
For William Wilson, the former Los Angeles Times art critic who died Saturday at the age of 78, art was a childhood refuge, a teenage survival mechanism, and, finally, a career that saw him chronicle the city's rise in art-world stature from his first...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County Board of education member Karen Harshman has questioned the practice of naming schools after individuals or families. One of her concerns, she said, was that over time, people no longer would remember who the person was, or why a...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
Staff WriterMichael Morpurgo, author of one of the hottest literary properties ever, sat unrecognized as he had breakfast at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas back in January 2012. The British author of "War Horse," a book that has been turned into a Steven Spielberg...
Tags: United Kingdom, Arts and Culture, Farms, Arts, Steven Spielberg
The primary purpose of Memorial Day is no longer to honor Americans killed in battle while serving their country. It's to cater to clucks who want a three-day weekend to better facilitate fun. There. I hope that satisfies Gloria Martin of Slatington,...
From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
Janos Starker, one of the greatest cellists of all time, also a distinguished teacher and prolific recording artist, who played principal cello in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for five seasons during the 1950s, died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., where he...
Having vowed that any use of chemical weapons by Syria would cross a U.S. "red line" and provoke a strong American response "with enormous consequences," President Barack Obama now finds himself under increasing pressure to act, following reports by U.S....
When Lightfoot Solomon Michaux pitched his first revival tent at the corner of 19th and Jefferson in 1919, he'd already made his mark selling fish and groceries. Michaux was nearly 35 when he went from chasing profits to saving souls. And as he stood...
Daily American Staff Writer, @daalyssacMembers of the Turkeyfoot Valley Historical Society are working in the dark until they receive funding to modernize their early 20th century building. The upper floor of the building has no electricity. "It's cold in the wintertime, hot in the...
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