| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:17 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:26 PM
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. ...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:17 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:57 AM
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,...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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...