| May 4, 2011
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:08 PM
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...
| May 8, 2011
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...
| May 20, 2011
| 4:53 AM
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...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:16 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2010
"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...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:42 PM
4A Regional Semifinals
Poly 50, Perry Hall 21
Catonsville 30, Paint Branch 28
North Point 38, Arundel 21
Old Mill 45, South River 7
Quince Orchard 52, Bethesda 7
Winston Churchill 24, Gaithersburg 6
3A Regional Semifinal...
| Nov 16, 2011
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...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 6:32 PM
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
| Dec 15, 2010
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...
| Dec 19, 2010
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...