| May 27, 2015
| 6:25 PM
Prosecutors charged former Fort Lauderdale Strikers owner Aaron Davidson and 13 other top FIFA executives Wednesday in a more than $150-million racketeering and fraud scheme the U.S. Department of Justice said had corrupted the world's most popular...
| May 22, 2015
| 3:29 PM
Six local gymnasts competed at the World Cup in Geneva, Switzerland last weekend, winning silver medals for team USA. The girls range in age from 11 to 17 and train at 1st Class Gymnastics in Annapolis.
The trio of Emma Bentov-Lagman (12), Lily Dyer...
| May 10, 2015
| 5:46 AM
Five people have been found dead after a shooting in a town in northern Switzerland, including the suspected gunman, police said Sunday.
Residents heard shots in the town of Wuerenlingen shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, police said. Officers then found...
| May 5, 2015
| 2:01 PM
Lynne Dowell, a retired Towson University director of academic advising who was also a poet, died of cancer Saturday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 76.
Born Lynne Elizabeth Toombs in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Alfred Gerald Toombs,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 9:33 PM
The Vanguard University men's tennis team is bidding to claim the program's first NAIA crown. But if Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions do manage to cap what is now an unbeaten season by winning the national title in Mobile, Ala. in May, the championship...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:32 AM
A bike-shop owner in this lakeside city has earned 15 minutes of fame for his heroic service of fixing Secretary of State John Kerry’s broken bicycle.
Kerry, who likes to stick to his exercise routines during tense international negotiations, took...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Friday pledged that his nation will abide by its commitments in the nuclear agreement reached the previous day in Switzerland.
Rouhani also called on world powers to fulfill their part of the deal, a reference to...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The Western capitulation to Adolf Hitler in the 1938 Munich Agreement is cited as classic appeasement that destroyed Czechoslovakia, backfired on France and Britain, and led to World War II.
All of that is true.
But there was much more that caused the...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:54 AM
In "The Third Man," Orson Welles' Harry Lime famously observes, "In Switzerland they had brotherly love — they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock."
Playwright Tom Stoppard begs to differ. In 1974's...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:38 AM
"Cholera — like the disease?" I wrinkle my nose as I look down on my plate with its slice of golden brown pie. Summoning his Swiss reserve, my server doesn't roll his eyes. I can almost read his mind: Must be an American.
Patiently he explains...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:36 PM
Release a rendering of a very tall, very shiny glass tower looming over an idyllic mountain village and the Internet goes bananas. That's what happened earlier this week when Morphosis Architects of Los Angeles released its design renderings for a new...