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A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66. "Gilbert had an abiding...
There's a cartoon about commas going around on the Internet. The first panel reads: "With the Oxford comma: We invited the strippers, JFK, and Stalin." The illustration shows four people: two men, one bearing a resemblance to John F. Kennedy and the...
Tags: Media Industry, Book
The Laguna Playhouse will host an opening-night performance of the regional premiere of "Having It All" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday following a reception at 6 p.m. Conceived by Wendy Perelman, the musical stars Lindsey Alley, Michelle Duffy, Kim Huber,...
Tags: Entertainment, Museums, Music, Arts and Culture, Arts
When Whitey Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica late on the afternoon of June 22, 2011, it brought to an end one of the longest, and strangest, manhunts in U.S. history. Nearly 82, Bulger had spent 15 years hiding in plain sight in an apartment complex...
Last December, an American milestone passed virtually unnoticed. Forty years earlier, Harrison Schmitt became the 12th and last person to walk on the moon. Mr. Schmitt and the 11 men who preceded him — beginning with Neil Armstrong in 1969 —...
This post has been corrected. Please see below for details.Phil Ramone, the veteran record producer whose work with such top-tier talent as Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon made him one of the most revered figures in the music business, died Saturday. He was 79. He died of complications from pneumonia...
Tags: Music Industry, Grammy Awards, Shelby Lynne, Movies, Bob Dylan
Does it matter that President Obama was right? That Kamala Harris is “the best-looking attorney general in the country”? Not really. As a quip, it failed; as an attempt at gallantry, it didn’t need saying. The president cushioned his...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, John McCain, Lawyers, Racism
The words and ideas expressed by poetry can impart emotions and memories just like photographs and music, Caroline Kennedy told a crowd in Naperville Thursday. The daughter of President John F. Kennedy was on the campus of North Central College in...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, William Shakespeare, Poetry, Mother's Day
Raymond L. Telles, 97, El Paso's first Latino elected mayor and a former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, died Friday at the Sherman Oaks home of his daughter Cynthia Ann Telles, according to KTSM-TV of El Paso. He had been in failing health in recent...
With John F. Kennedy's inauguration approaching, the country stirs with excitement. But even as she joins her suburban Virginia neighbors in wagering on the color of Jackie Kennedy's outfit, Claire contemplates the shambles of her loveless marriage. After...
Tags: Marriage, Obituaries, Ann Hood, Authors, Chicago Tribune
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals. Among the awards is...
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