| Jul 1, 2013
In the 1940s, Kenneth Hill was growing up in a one-bedroom apartment in the Altgeld Gardens public housing project. His mother and older sister slept in the bedroom. He slept on the sofa in the tiny living room amid a sprawl of Erector Set parts.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:28 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Just call him Baby Doc.
When Austin Brian Jones was born Monday at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, he was the 8,000th baby delivered by Dr. Richard Smith. The almost 8-pound-at birth Austin was the first child of Lauren Hood and her...
| Jul 13, 2013
Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that.
Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Standing in a crowd with a couple hundred of her Delta Sigma Theta sisters, Ruth Travis watched as a flotilla escorted the sorority's torch to the Inner Harbor Friday for a centennial celebration to honor the women's service to Maryland and the world....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Creighton Jones of Newport News played an instrumental role this spring in perhaps the finest tennis season in Winston-Salem State University history.
As a junior, Jones played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles throughout the season, and the Rams captured...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Amid continuing evidence of the Republican Party’s internal tensions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has taken the year’s most significant step in reorienting the GOP toward a more open and inclusive stance on the crucial issue of immigration....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Amid continuing evidence of the Republican Party's internal tensions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has taken the year's most significant step in reorienting the GOP toward a more open and inclusive stance on the crucial issue of immigration.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that’s how he remembers it.
Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn’t go so bad...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:09 AM
Kintae Lark has no doubt that Charlotte Pfeifer is a phenomenal woman.
Just before he presented Charlotte with an award, Kintae told a personal story about how she has made a difference in his life.
The occasion was the Phenomenal Woman Awards program...