| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Harold Lloyd, the silent film star and daredevil comedian, was known for taking risks, most memorably dangling from a clock tower on South Broadway in the 1923 movie "Safety Last."
DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has performed no...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, a free event happening Jan. 19 in Newport News, will feature performances by Hope Askew and Half Mile Home.
Half Mile Home is an Ohio-based band that cites influences ranging from The O'Jays and Lakeside to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:16 AM
So you wanted winter weather?
Then get ready to wake up to "feels-like" temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s as arctic air gushes over the region. Highs Thursday were predicted to be in the upper 50s and low 60s – or about 15 degrees colder...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time.
The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The cop comedy “Ride Along” drove past expectations to win at the box office and set records over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, proving again that studios shouldn’t underestimate the diverse film audience.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Columbia Archives is seeking volunteers who lived through the Civil Rights Movement to help Howard County students with their Martin Luther King Jr. Day projects.
“This project will connect the people who lived through the March on...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
One of the great ironies of history and contemporary politics is that the word “freedom,” so central to Martin Luther King Jr.’s life’s work, has largely come to be associated with conservative and libertarian groups whose use of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging.
The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year.
Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...