| Nov 25, 2012
Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal.
It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
| Sep 3, 2012
When Superior Court Judge Steve Malone ruled on an attempt to convert Desert Trails Elementary School into a charter school, he made it very clear what he wanted done. He ordered the Adelanto school board to accept petitions from parents of the failing...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92.
Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Virginia "Ginny" Hill Wood led a life of adventure beginning at a young age, guiding horseback trips in her native Washington state, bicycling through Europe before and after World War II, serving as a WASP pilot and, after moving to Alaska, building a...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Rex Scouten, whose 48-year career in the White House began with the Trumans and ended with the Clintons, and whose duties included helping first families transition to their oversized new home, died Feb. 20 at a hospital near his home in Fairfax, Va. He...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Members of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family have been openly critical of the design for a planned memorial to the 34th president in Washington. This week, the family called for a completely new direction for the project in a letter written by the...
| Nov 13, 2012
Retired Army Col. James L. Stone Sr., who received the Medal of Honor for bravery under fire in Korea, died Friday at his home in Arlington, Texas. He was 89.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced his death but did not reveal the cause....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was lucky there was no such thing as email during the Second World War. His romantic relationship with his lovely Irish driver, Kay Summersby, did not come to light for decades and did not keep him from leading the D-Day...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
On PBS' "Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park,” the Italian tenor performs classical favorites and his popular signature songs....
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Tom Hayden wrote in an Op-Ed Dec. 16 about the role of "determined peace activists" in ending the war in Iraq, including "one who embraced their cause and became president": Barack Obama. Hayden called Obama's opposition to the war --......
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Arts TV programming this week...