| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Since Gov. Dannel Malloy is hunting for ways to cut prison costs — he's already called for closing prisons and slashing 1,000 corrections jobs — maybe he'd be interested in an innovative suggestion that could dramatically reduce the number...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Last week in this space, Night City Editor Stuart Samuels detailed how The Herald-Mail works to show the full picture of Hagerstown, Washington County and the Tri-State area.
I'm continuing that theme.
While there is more crime and misfortune than any...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 8:32 PM
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified by Congress on Dec. 15, 1791.
The amendments limit the power of the federal government and provide protection for such freedoms as free speech, religion and...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:34 PM
SUNDAY, JULY 3
CLASSIC AMERICAN MUSICALS
Oklahoma, Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady, South Pacific, Fiddler on the Roof,,,,these and ten other great musicals are featured as we listen to (and discuss) exemplars of this distinctive American form of...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
I'm a journalist and, of course, I believe in free speech. However, certain lines are drawn all the time. For example, I don't know of a video game or telephone app that teaches players how to abuse children.
However, there's now what I believe to be...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings.
The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Generations mark the passage of time by significant events. The oldest generation among us can recall Pearl Harbor or VJ-Day. Subsequent generations remember the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and younger baby-...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 5:06 AM
A Washington state man accused of being a Bosnian army hit squad member has agreed to return to Bosnia-Herzegovina to face charges he participated in war crimes there 18 years ago.
Edin Dzeko, a 39-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen who moved to the...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 4:23 PM
TACOMA, Wash (Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for crimes that included beating a subordinate whose whistle-blowing led to an investigation of rogue soldiers murdering unarmed Afghan civilians.
| Nov 27, 2011
To organize his research on the Watts riots, journalist Robert E. Conot sketched out the hour-by-hour progress of events in 1965 on a 25-foot-long stretch of paper, then dressed the diagram in the exhaustive detail for which he became known.
| May 12, 2011
| 8:56 AM
BERLIN, Germany -- John Demjanjuk was found guilty Thursday of involvement in the murder of tens of thousands of Jews by a court in Germany, capping a 30-year international legal saga over whether he was a Nazi camp guard during World War II.