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  • They're first ladies of fashion too

    They're first ladies of fashion too
    On Tuesday night, we will become a nation of fashion critics, crowding around TV screens to see what glittering gown Michelle Obama will wear to the 10 official inaugural balls she's expected to attend. Will it be over-the-top or quietly chic, sexy or...
  • Michelle Obama's real-world style

    Michelle Obama's real-world style
    Fashion has a new first lady. If the black-and-red dress Michelle Obama wore for her husband's victory speech Tuesday is any indication, she is poised to be her own kind of style icon in the White House. The straight-from-the-spring-runway dress, which...
  • 'Accomplices' by Bernard Weinraub

    'Accomplices' by Bernard Weinraub
    High-profile reporting isn't the usual route to becoming a playwright, but in one respect Bernard Weinraub's newspaper pedigree serves him well in "The Accomplices." Like any muckraker worth his salt, Weinraub knows how to level accusations and make...
  • Dorothy Height dies at 98; civil rights leader fought for women's, children's issues

    Dorothy Height dies at 98; civil rights leader fought for women's, children's issues
    Dorothy Height, who was called the queen mother of the civil rights movement through seven decades of advocacy for racial equality — including 41 years as president of the National Council of Negro Women — has died. She was 98. Height, who...
  • This opera's drama isn't only onstage

    This opera's drama isn't only onstage
    Onstage in a UCLA auditorium, tenor Rickard Roudebush intones the solemn words of the Episcopal funeral rite: "I am the resurrection and the life. . . . He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Amen!" A chamber opera called "The...
  • If Gore had won ...

    Only partly in the spirit of "Saturday Night Live," which once asked how World War II would have been affected if Eleanor Roosevelt could fly, I'd like to ask a "what if" question: How would the current discourse about civil liberties in an age of...
  • Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven

    Chili: a bowl of red-blooded American heaven
    It's been called both a "bowl of blessedness" and the "soup of the Devil," and it's the stuff of legend. Frank and Jesse James reputedly downed a few bowls before pulling some of their heists -- and supposedly spared one town because of it. O. Henry spun...
  • Cross country: Girls runners to watch

    Jo Baird McDonogh •The sophomore is looking to build on an impressive freshman year. Baird finished second in the IAAM AConference title run and helped McDonogh take third overall. Elyse Borisko Howard •Borisko has become one of the...
  • Ex-Clinton mentor: Hillary not 'female' enough

    Ex-Clinton mentor: Hillary not 'female' enough
    Recently, as New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigned in Eugene, her onetime friend and mentor Jean Houston was at home in her double geodesic dome, a style that is not out of place here in this town of theater lovers and spiritual seekers. "I...
  • 2007 All-Metro Girls Cross Country Team

    Player of the Year: Kristen Malloy, Hereford Malloy had a great season last year before finishing third in the state meet. This year was much different. She set a meet record at the Bull Run Invitational for the second straight year and had a nearly...
  • Girls tennis: All-Metro team

    Roxann Alban, Annapolis Alban, a second-year varsity player, finished second in the regionals, losing to Michelle Jordan of Broadneck, to advance to the state tournament. There, the sophomore made it to the quarterfinals before losing to Katelyn Stokes...