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They had a nice little Inauguration Day on Monday in Washington. A bit nippy -- mid-20s to mid-40s -- but no Arctic blast of cold air or snow. That really nasty stuff is expected Tuesday. And that’s why it’s time to move this whole...
A place of beginnings and endings, Berkeley Plantation, about halfway between Richmond and Williamsburg, Va., is part of your life. Each time you celebrate Thanksgiving, there's an echo of the first Thanksgiving held here in 1619 (pre-Pilgrim, Berkeley...
There’s a reason George W. Bush called Karl Rove “Boy Genius.” When it comes to attack ads, no one is smarter. Bush also had another nickname for his chief political guru, “Turd Blossom.” Given the high level of B.S. in...
Murray Rose Swimmer won Olympic gold medals Murray Rose, 73, a four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer from Australia who also competed at USC while studying acting in the late '50s, died Sunday in Sydney of leukemia, Swimming Australia said. Rose...
Today, Barack Obama will be sworn in as the nation's 44th president in a ceremony filled with tradition. Test your knowledge of ceremonies past. 1. Of whose inaugural speech did wordsmith H.L. Mencken say: "It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it...
We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
The 42 men who've been president of the United States share many characteristics besides membership in one of the world's most exclusive clubs. That means, looking at them as a group, we can extract an "average president." The data can't predict who'll...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAmericans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
Special to The TimesI had no intention of lingering in Ohio last August when I drove through heading west from Philadelphia. My itinerary for the Buckeye State included pumping gas, grabbing burgers and finding restrooms. But a sign on Interstate 80 near Fremont sparked my...
Richmond Times-DispatchAn 18th-century house in seemingly impeccable condition sits on nearly 5,000 acres of timberland and farmland along the James River in Prince George County. The Brandon Plantation has changed ownership only a few times in the past four centuries. It...
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.Memorial Day weekend will be here before you know it. Schools will be out for the summer. Families will be looking to spend some time together. When those families start looking for a location to spend that time, there is no place better than right here...
The Columbus DispatchPERRYSBURG, Ohio -- As far as Ohioans are concerned, the conflict between the Americans and British at the beginning of the 19th century should really be called the War of 1813. This year marks the bicentennial of two major Buckeye State events in the...
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