| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:03 PM
When I was a graduate student in creative writing, my classmates hewed mostly to predictable topics: dating, family bonds, drinking and clubbing.
One day, though, a robust gentleman surprised us by handing out 20 stapled copies of a story he had written...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Our canine companion, a Labrador retriever named Miss Audrey Hepburn, has a new love interest.
Her first love was Dune, the deployment dog, who was temporarily assigned to La Cañada Flintridge during his mom’s deployment to Afghanistan in 2007....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:28 AM
There have already been numerous issues reported with Apple's iOS 7, but a new error that's starting to be reported is reminiscent of a common problem Windows users are all too familiar with: the blue screen of death.
Users are taking to Apple's...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Socrates was said to have been the ugliest man in Athens. We don't know much about the great thinker on whom modern philosophy is grounded, but we do have a pretty good notion that he had bulging eyes and a disagreeable nose. He was grubby. He was often...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:04 AM
John Fogerty has always been his own man, as you can tell by his songs.
So it follows that for his latest album, the 68-year-old did it his way. He sought the exact people he wanted to work with, and re-created songs he made famous while leading...
| Oct 31, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Before the “Diana” screening I attended, moviegoers could enter to win a spa package to live like a princess for a day. This seems better suited to a Disney princess movie—unless the winner will be mobbed by...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
I commend Professor George La Noue for his careful and comprehensive analysis of the recent judicial decision concerning Maryland's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27). I concur in his...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul.
Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources.
While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Fined just over a year ago for marketing itself as a way for employers to dig up dirt on potential hires, the people-search service Spokeo is refreshing its website Wednesday to emphasize finding long-lost friends, classmates, lovers and family members....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Dan and Louise Runion of Clarksville may be humble antiques and art dealers working out of a bedroom-size cubicle in Frederick, but they're big in Poland.
Lately they've been featured in Polish newspapers, television and radio, and were welcomed by the...