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Winston Churchill

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  • The power of naps

    The power of naps
    When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job? Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations. First, there were a rash of reported...
  • Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties

    Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties
    Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree. Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
  • Book review: 'The Churchills: In Love and War' by Mary S. Lovell

    Book review: 'The Churchills: In Love and War' by Mary S. Lovell
    The Churchills In Love and War Mary S. Lovell W.W. Norton: 640 pp., $35 Intelligent and well-written, like all of Mary S. Lovell's biographies, "The Churchills" provides a vivid introduction to the family of English aristocrats whose nation-preserving...
  • Through a lens starkly: Sofia Silva's suburbia

    Through a lens starkly: Sofia Silva's suburbia
    For some, the sight of a faceless garage or a squat chain store or a long stretch of tract housing barely registers; there's just nothing unusual about such things. For artist Sofia Silva, they mean a lot. And, once framed by her camera lens, they are...
  • No. 15 Severna Park girls rout Churchill in 4A-3A semifinal

    When Severna Park senior Madeline Ross stepped onto the field for Saturday's Class 4A-3A state semifinal, she couldn't help but think about the heartbreak of a year ago. That's when the Falcons — then shooting for their fourth straight state title...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • Friday night's high school football playoff scores

    Friday night's high school football playoff scores
    4A Regional Semifinals North Poly 50, Perry Hall 21 Catonsville 30, Paint Branch 28 East North Point 38, Arundel 21 Old Mill 45, South River 7 West Quince Orchard 52, Bethesda 7 Winston Churchill 24, Gaithersburg 6 3A Regional Semifinal...
  • PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.

    PASSINGS: Doyle Bramhall, Winston C. Doby, Bruno Rubeo, Cargill MacMillan Jr.
    Doyle Bramhall Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...
  • It's A Gray Area: Gratitude for 'Cups of Tea' author

    Editor's note: Instead of his regular column, James P. Gray this week has decided to share a letter he sent to "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson. Mr. Greg Mortenson Central Asia Institute P.O. Box 7209 Bozeman, Montana 59771 Dear Greg, In...
  • Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody

    Book review: 'Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford' by Leslie Brody
    In their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
  • Book Review: 'A Rope and a Prayer' by David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill

    Book Review: 'A Rope and a Prayer' by David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill
    A Rope and a Prayer A Kidnapping From Two Sides David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill Viking: 362 pp., $26.95 "A Rope and a Prayer" is not the book David Rohde set out to write when he traveled to Afghanistan in 2008 on leave from his reporter's job at...