| May 11, 2013
| 4:23 PM
ANNVILLE — American involvement in the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts could be drawing to a close, but the National Guard may never be the same.
In the 10 years since the initial siege of Baghdad, the role of guardsmen and women has shifted...
| May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and President Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
| Apr 10, 2013
Before she was a young U.S. foreign service officer stationed in Afghanistan, before she and others were blown up by a bomb, before she was eulogized at Fenwick High School on Tuesday, Anne Smedinghoff was a girl.
The temptation now is to see her only...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
The International Olympic Committee has a tendency to make up rules that suit its purposes.
To wit: the attempt to impose a 2012 Olympic Games ban on any athlete who received a two-year doping suspension, even if that suspension expired before the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Scorpions may hold the answer to why Germany stands atop the crumbling European Union, still going strong: They refuse to quit. The Scorpions singer Klaus Meine, left, and guitarist Matthias Jabs at Philadelphia's Mann Center on Wednesday Brian...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:30 AM
I must congratulate your reporters for their investigative report on property taxes that recently appeared in The Sun ("Distorted discount," Dec. 18).
The fact that the reporters uncovered instances where multiple Homestead tax credits have been taken is...
| Jan 12, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Much of “The Iron Lady” features post-retirement, ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) doddering around the house, imagining that her deceased husband (Jim Broadbent) is still hanging around with her....
| May 25, 2012
| 4:02 PM
The greatest commencement address ever is now more than three decades old. And it's safe to say it will never be surpassed or even equaled. It belongs to the ages.
In 1979, its author summed up the condition of modern man by noting that, quote, more than...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:49 AM
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Janet Evans introduced herself to the world as swimming’s golden girl next door with a triple gold medal-winning performance at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, the battle between the U.S. and East Germany for global...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:54 AM
HOLTVILLE — Brawley resident Susana Salazar was one of the first volunteers to make wooden crosses for the graves of the unidentified migrants buried at the back of the Terrace Park Cemetery.
“I was one of the first ones to leave water...