| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:20 PM
In an email, Debbie Komanski, executive director of Winter Park's Albin Polasek Museum, checked in from the festivities in Prague, Czech Republic.
Komanski and other officials of the Polasek Foundation, which oversees the museum, flew to Prague to attend...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 7:53 AM
ESPN says it has severed its relationship with singer Hank Williams Jr. following controversy over his remarks comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.
"We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr. We appreciate his contributions over...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:05 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Hank Williams Jr. is about to have his say.
Williams' has cut a new song, Keep the Change, calling out Fox & Friends and ESPN after an interview last week on the Fox News talk show led to the end of his association with the sports...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:40 AM
A letter from Albert Einstein warning of the persecution of Jews in Germany on the eve of World War II is up for auction in California, with the sale ending Tuesday evening Pacific time.
The physicist writes of the importance of "rescuing our...
| Dec 15, 2011
The rise of a German Europe began in 1914, failed twice, and has now ended in the victory of German power almost a century later. The Europe that Kaiser Wilhelm lost in 1918, and that Adolf Hitler destroyed in 1945, has at last been won by German...
| Dec 16, 2011
Joe Simon, a comic book industry pioneer whose defining career moment came in the dark days of March 1941 when he delivered a star-spangled superhero named Captain America, has died. He was 98.
Simon died Wednesday night in New York City after a brief...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Q Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, was killed last week by U.S. Special Forces at a compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. He was shot to death in the raid and then buried at sea.
| Jun 20, 2011
As the events leading up to World War II go, Franklin Roosevelt's 1933 appointment of a naïve history professor as ambassador to Germany — and the professor's decision to take his adventurous adult daughter with him — rank pretty low in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:19 PM
During a rally in Trenton Thursday, a national union leader likened Governor Chris Christie to Adolf Hitler.
Christopher Shelton, a top official at the Communication Workers of America, began his speech Thursday with, “Good afternoon brothers and...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
If indeed karma, good and bad, does exist in this world, I wish it would rear its head soon. Glenn Beck, in particular, seems ripe for a major does of cosmic blowback.
The Weeping Pundit’s latest crime against all that is good in this world is his...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:12 PM
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Missing since the end of World War II, the original portraits of Adolf Hitler's parents have surfaced and will soon be put up for auction in Solana Beach.
The portraits of Alois and Klara Hitler could go for $100,000 or more,...
| Aug 9, 2007
Stadium needs cats and a clean sweep
Re "Take them out of the ballgame, city says," Aug. 7
I see a perfect confluence of events here -- the city shelters are full of unwanted cats. Anaheim has rats. Get the picture? Farmers and ship captains used...