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— Chris Christie underwent lap band surgery over Presidents Day weekend because the three-day holiday gave him time to recuperate, and because no decision he makes can be free of some connection to the presidency. The New Jersey governor checked...
Paul Umansky, an opera lover, occasional actor and, for more than two decades, the public voice of Sinai Hospital, died March 27 at the Gilchrest Center. He was 81, and died following a three-year bout with multiple myeloma. "He was a great guy," said...
TAFT, Calif. — This two-stoplight town was built on petroleum, and residents here never miss a chance to pay tribute. A 38-foot monument to wildcatters stands downtown; locals brag it's the tallest bronze sculpture west of the Mississippi. Every...
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 16th Amendment, which gave Congress the power to tax American incomes. Unlike the contentious congressional drama in passing the American Taxpayer Relief Act to avert going over the "fiscal...
One of the most popular baseball sideshows is the presidents mascots race during Nationals games in Washington, and their lineup just got a lot beefier with William Howard Taft joining the ranks of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and...
Et cetera Taft named Nationals' fifth racing president One of the most popular baseball sideshows is the presidents mascots race during Nationals games in Washington, and the lineup just got a lot beefier with William Howard Taft joining the ranks of...
Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
100 Years Ago Guests, visitors and callers From the Times social column: "Rev. Watson E. Holly was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Harman, Sr. of Howard county. "Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Harman have been entertaining Miss Hopkins,...
L.A. NOWConfusion over the location of the morning shooting that sent two high school students to the hospital led the Los Angeles Police Department to take the unusual step of sending out an email Thursday saying that the incident did not take place at William...
We're about to plunge into a mega-anniversary year, marking 500 years since Ponce de León named Florida in 1513. But before we leave 2012, let's tip our Flashback bonnet to a couple of milestones noted this year. A century of 'leavening the loaf' Like...
Re "What's in a name? Discord," Dec. 5 So it's all right to name a school in L.A. after the parents of City Councilman Tony Cardenas but not after any Republican president since William Howard Taft. Even Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon, both...
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With the 2012 presidential election over, attention nows turns to the inevitable shuffling of personnel in the Obama administration. Chief among the vacancies will be at the helm of the State Department, where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has...
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