| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Did you see the devastating numbers about the wealth of minority families?
Their savings have largely been wiped out. White households now have 20 times more wealth than black households and 18 times more wealth than Hispanic households.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:24 PM
A man was fatally shot shortly before 7 p.m. in the Franklin Square neighborhood of West Baltimore, police said.
The shooting took place in the 1600 block of W. Baltimore St.
Police located a second victim at a West Baltimore hospital.
| Sep 10, 2009
The Destiny Foundation of Central Florida, a lifeline for thousands of the working poor, is planning to close at the end of the month -- a victim of the recession and its own success in helping a growing flock of desperate families.
The charity, housed...
| Sep 22, 2009
The narrator abandons his marriage on the first day of his honeymoon. His friends -- aimless, stunted or waiting for their lives to begin -- drink alone or together, but mostly joylessly. One young woman guzzles canned beers to absorb the memory of a...
| Sep 22, 2009
Jeff Halpern had two goals for Tampa Bay and James Wright added two assists as the Lightning defeated the
Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Tuesday night.
After a scoreless first period, the Lightning were able to strike twice in just under 3 minutes in the...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 8:46 AM
NORFOLK, Va. The ice at Norfolk Scope Arena saw NHL players skating on it for the first time since 1999 on Friday night as the "Tampa Bay Lightning" topped the "Norfolk Admirals" 5-4. Both squads were comprised of a mix of NHL and AHL players with...
| Nov 29, 2009
The Boy Who
Harnessed the Wind
and Bryan Mealer
William Morrow: 348 pp., $25.99
William Kamkwamba grew up in Malawi, the son of a maize and tobacco farmer. Their house had no electricity or plumbing. In William's village, high costs...
| Aug 30, 2009
Oct. 26, 1985 — VMI 39, William and Mary 38. Quarterback Al Comer scored at the gun to pull VMI within a point, and James Wright got the two-point conversion on a flanker reverse to cap a wild game at Alumni Field. Thirty-two points in the fourth...