| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.
He was 76.
"Herm was a...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:36 AM
A planned speech by New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly at Brown University in Providence had to be canceled Tuesday after hecklers shouted down the top cop during his remarks.
Kelly, commissioner since 2002, had intended to speak...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A case study in media multitasking
Cody sat hunched over a bowl of Captain Crunch, wearing a blue hoodie. He was hopelessly grouchy in the morning. Both his parents had stopped engaging him in conversation before he left for school.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:07 AM
WHAT: Beginning today, Leigh Tarentino will be artist-in-residence at the Art & History Museums — Maitland. She is the second artist-in-residence at the A&H since the implementation of the first formal, nationally competitive residency program at...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:16 AM
Somewhere over the last 12 months or so, Flintridge Prep senior Alan Yoho transformed from recreational cross-country runner to competitor, from middle of the pack to pacesetter, and from challenger into champion.
Ask the soft-spoken 17-year-old...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:50 AM
A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!"
This week's activity helped...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Connecticut is not doing enough to keep people from becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs and dying of drug overdoses.
Only a fraction of those who need help with the chronic, relapsing disease of addiction get that help here, mirroring statistics...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:03 PM
UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo.
The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching.
Three years later, when she pulled up...
| Sep 8, 2013
It was retail theater of the highest order.
With acrobats descending the building's Rodeo Drive facade and trumpets blaring, Hermès reopened its Beverly Hills store Tuesday night after an 18-month renovation. For an after-party, the French fashion house...