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Lyudmila Pavlichenko was a hunter. She tracked men and she killed them. And no woman was ever better at it. She'd hide under bushes in the snow. Or she'd find a burned-out building and watch in the gray rubble in the cold, waiting for enemy soldiers....
Circle City Books in Pittsboro, N.C., has just completed an eye-catching mural: a side of a building covered in books. Huge, oversize books, with titles that even this myopic passerby could read. What's on it? Forty-eight titles, some of which are...
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Presidents Day, which falls between the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, celebrates the contributions of those presidents. But here's a nomination for another president worth remembering on this long weekend: Harry Truman, the first...
Federal prosecutors have taken on the case of a Baltimore City firefighter accused of running a prostitution ring, alleging that he lured women to the city to work for him from as far away as Texas and South Dakota. Prosecutors say Jamar Simmons, 30, and...
After days of jetting around the country to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama is following the path set by previous presidents — coming to South Florida for some R&R. The White House has been mum about details, the...
Bill Murray as FDR? The casting might sound weird at first. But Murray's subtly charming presence ends up being one of the stronger elements of the otherwise lightweight romance "Hyde Park on Hudson," which depicts one of the most revered United...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what "Forward" looks like. Fast forward, even. President Barack Obama's campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government. They are...
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
Chicago Tribune reporterEighty years ago this week in Miami, a "maniac" tried to kill President-elect Franklin Roosevelt. The assassin's bullets missed their intended target but hit Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak and four other bystanders. Cermak was rushed to the hospital in...
As Barack Obama prepares to be sworn in for the second time as president of the United States, he faces the stark reality that little of what he hopes to accomplish in a second term will likely come to pass. Mr. Obama occupies an office that many assume...
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown delivered a triumphant State of the State speech on Thursday morning, saying California has once again confounded its critics to become a model for the rest of the nation. “This special destiny never ends. It slows. It......
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