| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Some of you may recall my intense interest in the life, times, victories and tribulations of Sir Winston Churchill. Arguably the most celebrated statesman of the 20th century, Churchill was both a product of his times and a visionary on behalf of...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:36 PM
No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday and waited out a midafternoon downpour to watch Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to capture the...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
MANCHESTER, England -- There is a story about Margaret Thatcher that is probably apocryphal but speaks volumes about the strength of Britain's first female prime minister, who died Monday at age 87.
Following her election in 1979, the story goes that...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Daniel Raphael Gilbert, 37, of the 200 block of East Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with disorderly conduct....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:32 AM
In its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage:
Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a Baltimore audience Tuesday night that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and he advocated intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Great Britain and the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:23 AM
In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television — and the fact that the telegenic Mrs. Thatcher had a "certain...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:43 AM
LONDON – Setting up an intriguing election battle, Britain’s opposition Labor Party announced Friday that it had hired President Obama’s chief campaign advisor to help the party return to power next year over the ruling Conservatives....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:23 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Coulson, the former media chief to British Prime Minister David Cameron, told a London court on Wednesday he had listened to a recording of hacked voicemail messages left by the then interior minister in 2004.
Coulson, who was...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" is coming to theaters on July 22, 2016 -- the first title to land on that date.
The slot has been the subject of recent speculation that WB will move its still-untitled Batman-Superman project back from May 6, 2016 to the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Preview capsules for area high school softball teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
Last year: 3-17
Coach: Dhana Tulloch-Reid
Top players: Julise Marsh, sr. 1B; Makiah Coley, jr. P/2B; Lachavis Simmons,...