TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Towson announced football coach Rob Ambrose will not return next season.
Special teams coordinator Lyndon Johnson will serve as interim coach, the school announced Monday. A search for a new coach will begin immediately.
Today in History
Today is Thursday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2022. There are 93 days left in the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Horseback riding with Ronald Reagan. Yachting with Bill Clinton. Sipping tea with Joe Biden.
Queen Elizabeth II, who died Thursday at age 96, had met every American president since Dwight Eisenhower, with the exception of Lyndon Johnson, who did not visit Britain during his presidency.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations for African Americans will release a report Wednesday documenting in detail the harms perpetuated by the state and recommending steps to address those wrongs, including expanded voter registration, making it easier to hold violent police accountable and improving Black neighborhoods.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fisk University has won a five-year, $1.4 million grant to help low-income high school students in the Nashville area become the first in their families to attend college, the school announced this week.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A television station has donated thousands of items including historic footage from the civil rights era to the Alabama Department of Archives and History, which will make the material available to the public.
NEW YORK (AP) — Days shy of his 86th birthday, Robert A. Caro has reached the point where his own life is a piece of history.
The New-York Historical Society has established a permanent exhibit dedicated to Caro, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and many other honors for his epic biography of Robert Moses, “The Power Broker,” and his ongoing series on President Lyndon Johnson.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the fall of 2018, art historian John Richardson fell critically ill and died the following March, at age 95. He left behind a distinguished record as a critic, curator and biographer and questions about the fate of one of the art world's longest awaited volumes, his fourth and final book on Pablo Picasso.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack B. Weinstein, a former federal judge who earned a reputation as a tireless legal maverick while overseeing a series of landmark class-action lawsuits and sensational mob cases in New York City like that of the “Mafia Cops,” has died.
LONDON (AP) — Imagine trying to make an impression on someone who’s met, well, almost everyone.
Such is the challenge for President Joe Biden, who is set to sip tea with Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday at Windsor Castle after a Group of Seven leaders' summit in southwestern England.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Nearly 60 years ago, dozens of soldiers assembled for a top secret mission to Vietnam, three years before President Lyndon Johnson officially sent U.S. combat troops to the country.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during this month's graduation ceremonies at the U...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U...
Trump’s law-and-order campaign relies on a historic American tradition of racist and anti-immigrant politics
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NEW YORK (AP) — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps' founding director and an architect of President Lyndon Johnson's “War on Poverty,” left behind at least one unfinished project...
NEW YORK (AP) — On most days since the coronavirus spread through Manhattan, Robert Caro has held to a familiar routine...
Former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday...
The Republican president, considered a lightweight and an ignoramus by many in Washington, suffered a setback in the off-year elections, losing several seats and effective control in the House, while maintaining and perhaps strengthening his party in the Senate.
Hey Washington, regular Ohioans agree on these federal budget fixes
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Listen up lawmakers in Washington, middle America Republicans and Democrats agree on a common ground mix of spending cuts and tax increases that would reduce the federal budget by more than $200 billion.
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86...
Yes, Washington is broken under President Donald Trump. But it was broken long before Trump came to town, and there’s no reason to expect his departure to fix it.
That’s the message of “Our Damaged Democracy,” a new book by Joseph Califano, the former U.S.
The changes of the 1960s have echoed through this decade.
Fiftieth-anniversary events marking the Kennedy assassination, civil rights movement and Vietnam War have all drawn Americans together in recent years.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality are posing threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, says a study examining the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality pose threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, according to study made public Tuesday that examines the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report...
NEW YORK (AP) — Doris Kearns Goodwin hopes her new book will remind readers that career politicians can become great presidents.
"Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt had been in politics a long time," Goodwin said during a recent telephone interview as she discussed her upcoming book, "Leadership," which comes out in September.
Medicare is our nation's largest and most important health insurance program.
It is the primary source of healthcare coverage for more than 55 million elderly and disabled Americans. Before its enactment in 1965 under Lyndon Johnson, almost half of the nation's seniors lacked basic health insurance, and most of them lived in poverty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with aggressive on-air questioning about the president's wiretapping claims, Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't flinch, she went folksy...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring that religious freedom is "under threat," President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to repeal a rarely enforced IRS rule that says pastors who endorse candidates from the pulpit risk losing their tax-exempt status...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Lord, a onetime federal judge in Minnesota who presided over a number of groundbreaking cases and spoke out against corporate abuses, has died...
NEW YORK (AP) — The fourth of Robert A. Caro's Lyndon Johnson books, continuing one of the most acclaimed and debated biographical series in memory, is coming in May.
And a fifth volume is now planned for what Caro had intended to be a three-, then four-part story on the man who became president when John F.