| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big game hunter, deep sea fisherman, boxer, liberal with liquor, minimalist with words all done to maximum effect. Predictably, evidence of his...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The biennial Annapolis-to-Newport Race will include new twists when the 35th edition of the sailboat competition begins next June.
Starts will be divided with the slower boats departing Friday morning, June 5, and the faster boats leaving the next day....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The Maryland and Delaware Atlantic Ocean beach resorts got a bit of good news to kick off the summer season this past week. The latest survey by the National Resources Defense Council rates both states as having some of the cleanest beach water in the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Starting at the front at Daytona is one of the world’s biggest lies.
Don’t believe for a minute it will have anything to do with actually winning a race.
So congrats to David Gilliland, Reed Sorenson and Landon Cassill, all unexpected...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Good morning readers. As you shake off the long weekend and get back to work, here's a few things happening around the 818:
A large protest is expected today at noon outside the new Hobby Lobby in Burbank. Protesters are expected to hand out condoms as...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:04 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects.
Those two projects demonstrate...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
The region in...