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  • N.Y. collector, partner have bail reduced in historic-document theft case

    Jason Savedoff may not have just stolen notable documents from the Maryland Historical Society, as police have charged, but prosecutors say he may have flushed at least one down a toilet as police closed in. Assistant State's Attorney Tracy Varda told...
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Federal prosecutors consider new charges against alleged document thieves

    Federal prosecutors said in court Friday that they're contemplating additional charges against two New York men accused in multistate thefts of historic documents uncovered this month when police said the pair targeted a Maryland museum. The revelation...
  • Detention hearing delayed for alleged document thief

    A detention hearing for Barry H. Landau, one of two men charged with stealing dozens of valuable historic documents from archives and museums in New York and Maryland, was postponed Monday so federal investigators can search his Manhattan apartment a...
  • Mt. de Sales Academy teacher returns from fellowship program in Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home

    In July, Michelle Natale, a teacher at Mount de Sales Academy, participated in the Horace Mann-Abraham Lincoln Fellowship Program in Springfield, Ill. In addition to viewing Lincoln's home, tomb and museum, the group heard experts speak on the Civil War...
  • Judge rules that indicted document collector can go home pending trial

    A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years. The...
  • Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter movie trailer

    Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter movie trailer
    Americans will get to see their 16th president in an entirely new light when the 3D movie, "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" is released this summer. It's based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, one of the popular remixes that brought together classic...
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    Go here: The bloodiest battle of the Civil War occurred in these rolling farm fields in the summer of 1863, when Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee invaded the north. More than 51,000 Americans were killed or injured on the battlefield that provided President...
  • Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends

    Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends
    Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history. He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
  • Gettysburg restored

    Gettysburg restored
    I grew up in Pennsylvania, near Valley Forge and Independence Hall, two of the most exalted places in American history. But it was always a little town to the west that stole the show - Gettysburg, where thousands fought to the death for the very soul...
  • Donaghy story reinforces NBA conspiracy theories

     
    No matter how this Lakers-Celtics NBA finals turns out, the forensic investigation by NBA observers undoubtedly will concentrate on the officiating. Granted, it makes zero sense that anyone in a striped shirt would do anything but call an absolutely...
  • The Inaugural luncheon menu

     
    I'll try not to overwhelm you with Inauguration food posts. Oh, heck, why not? Here's the first one: the menu for the Inaugural luncheon, which will follow the swearing in of the President and Vice-President. It will be an intimate......