US Sen. Tommy Tuberville announced on Tuesday that he was ending his blockade of hundreds of military promotions, clearing the way for the first woman to lead the Naval Academy in Annapolis. The Senate in one stroke then approved 425 military promotions.
Today is the 90th anniversary of the end of Prohibition. If you can’t make one of the parties — it is not a national holiday, and work awaits on Wednesday — here is a little game you can play at home. For each answer you get wrong, take a drink.
Fran Jaques parlayed a chance meeting at a party into a local journalism career that lasted 30 years. She wrote about hiking, parks and gardening at first, earning $15 per column, and later wrote obits and hugely popular columns on homes and cooking.
Joel Johnson-Liphart was ruled not competent to stand trial for manslaughter in the death of his grandmother six years ago. Now he’s back in court after assaulting his caregiver at a group home. It’s not clear if Maryland is equipped to deal with this.