| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
| Jan 18, 2009
For years, Robert Searcy tried to forget serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Sometimes, he thought of his service in the segregated military as two years, 10 months and 27 days lost.
He had hoped to become a doctor but enlisted instead at...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 12:37 AM
Five players are slated to announce where they will play next season as part of Saturday's Under Armour All-America Game at The Trop in St. Petersburg.
Pahokee WR Chris Dunkley, Dr. Phillips WR Kenny Shaw, Dunbar (Texas) WR Darius White, Thurgood...
| Feb 17, 2009
A Baltimore County lawmaker is proposing slot-machine gambling at Maryland's major airport, but Gov. Martin O'Malley called the casino a "bad idea," limiting its chances at a time of slots-related buyer's remorse in Annapolis.
Del. Eric M. Bromwell's...
| Jul 4, 2010
The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like a...
| May 9, 2010
Chicago native John Paul Stevens is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court, and at least four people with Chicago ties are in the running. There are Diane Wood and Ann C. Williams, who are federal appeals judges here, plus Merrick Garland, a Washington-...
| Mar 8, 2009
Last month, former U.S. Solicitor General Kenneth W. Starr sent out a warning to President Obama: GOP senators won't readily forgive the president for his Senate votes against Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr....
| Apr 8, 2009
As one who represented Casey Anthony during negotiations on whether Florida would seek the death penalty, I think it's time that we evaluate the American media coverage of this hitherto unknown twentysomething single mother. Anthony is accused of...
| Feb 6, 2010
| 6:55 PM
Roof collapses in Southern Maryland
Updated 9:53 p.m.:
A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington.
| Feb 7, 2010
The powerful nor'easter that buried Central Maryland in more than 2 feet of snow Friday and Saturday will be ranked among the biggest in the region's weather annals. But meteorologists at the National Weather Service were unable to say Saturday...
| Feb 7, 2010
Vehicles spun out wherever people drove them. Traffic came to a dead stop on a 6-mile stretch of Interstate 95. Other major highways remained nearly deserted. Above-ground mass transit took the day off. Baltimore- Washington International Thurgood...