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  • Washington 'green paint' vandal upsets regional tourists

    Washington 'green paint' vandal upsets regional tourists
    On his first trip to Washington, Austin Jarvis most wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial, so the 11-year-old from Georgia was displeased when he and his family had to settle for an obstructed view. Five preservationists stood on three tiers of...
  • Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium

    Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium
    One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...
  • Traffic: Beltway traffic moving after rough morning on south, west sides

    Traffic: Beltway traffic moving after rough morning on south, west sides
    After a challenging morning — particularly on the south and west sides of the beltway — traffic appears to be clearing out as of 9:15 a.m. around Baltimore. Maryland Department of Transportation cameras show that things are moving freely in...
  • Magic's young players see the summer league as a key signpost

    Magic's young players see the summer league as a key signpost
    Each of the Orlando Magic’s least experienced players says he has added something to his game this offseason. In the case of small forward Maurice Harkless, it’s added muscle, better ball-handling and an improved jumper. For power forward...
  • Egypt unrest: Islamists' opponents question accounts of shooting

    Egypt unrest: Islamists' opponents question accounts of shooting
    CAIRO – As the Muslim Brotherhood reeled from the deaths of dozens of supporters Monday, many of its opponents voiced skepticism of the Islamists' claims that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators while they were saying the dawn prayer....
  • Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy

    BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes. The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs

    Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs
    Teresa Hicks' career in the Navy stretches back 24 years, with assignments on land and sea, and deployments around the world as both an enlisted sailor and an officer. Fresh out of the military, Hicks now is navigating a sea of a different sort: the...
  • Rail quiet zone plan put on hold in Glendale

    Rail quiet zone plan put on hold in Glendale
    Glendale's plan to apply for a "quiet zone" for trains passing through the San Fernando Corridor faces yet another delay. Officials this week confirmed that a major safety improvement project for the Broadway/Brazil Street crossing has been delayed...
  • Fire Explorers get real-world training

    Fire Explorers get real-world training
    Early College High School, Costa Mesa, graduate Ruben Morales, 20, was one of several fire Explorers to get their hands a little dirty on Wednesday during a training session at Costa Mesa Fire Station 4 on Placentia Avenue. The Orange County Explorers,...
  • Woman dies in Southwest Baltimore fire

    Woman dies in Southwest Baltimore fire
    A fire in a Southwest Baltimore apartment building Sunday afternoon left one woman dead and required dozens of evacuations, Baltimore fire officials said. The fire was reported about 2:15 p.m. and was under control before 3 p.m., fire department...
  • Florida 360: Fun with Pinholes

    Florida 360: Fun with Pinholes
    In photography, pinholes are the most basic lens of all -- which is none at all! A pinhole is a tiny hole that lets light through a light-tight box (camera). You can make a very basic and inexpensive camera with any light-tight box and a pinhole for a...