| Nov 23, 2014
| 2:11 PM
They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world."
Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator.
All of those personas have played out in Will Brawner, who as an...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public Saturday that they were prepared for an outbreak.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Posing as a physician assistant, a 37-year-old Annapolis woman with no medical license treated 200 infants and children and wrote more than 400 prescriptions over 10 days last year, prosecutors said.
Shawna Michelle Gunter admitted in a plea agreement...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
With Republicans poised to take control of Congress, Sen. Rand Paul delivered a sober warning Sunday that voters may not be necessarily running into the arms of the GOP as much as repudiating President Obama's agenda.
The Republican Party may win the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The Doberman sits on the edge of a bed, oblivious of the remarkable view from the floor-to-ceiling window. Modern high-rises peep out from a dense forest dotted with palm trees and shrouded in mist. Artist Jereme Scott says his painting was inspired by...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Ten months after Al Johnson died, the Unifics are being re-born.
The soul vocal quartet, which had several hits in the late 1960s and early '70s, lost its sweet-singing front man when Johnson, a Newport News native, died of a heart attack at age 65. The...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values.
Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman....