| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Backyard barbecues have become a staple of American culture, and they are something that Natalie Yarova won’t soon forget.
“It was a great experience,” said Yarova, sales manager for a Ukrainian media company called New Day.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series.
The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The annual World Ballet Competition returns to Orlando this Monday, June 10, with the different rounds of the contest taking place at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando.
The public can watch the dancers compete — and then see the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can't bring you into the Terps' locker room after games -- reporters haven't been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...
| Jan 27, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:59 PM
People from central Europe and the former Soviet Union are crazy about dumplings. Over there, the dumpling is such a staple it can be either a main course or dessert.
Last week, I talked about food with foreign exchange students from Ukraine,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:04 PM
You've doubtless pondered the role that chance plays in life — who wins, who loses, who lives, who dies. “Everything is Illuminated,” the moving new play on offer at the Next Theatre in Evanston, ponders an especially intriguing piece of...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Maria Edmonds, who has had literary works published in an anthology against domestic violence and Hedge Apple Literary Magazine, was preparing to recite two original poems for “An Evening of Music and Poetry,” put on Saturday night by students...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
When a young Ukrainian billionaire acquired the North Carolina operations of chicken processor Townsends out of bankruptcy in early 2011, the deal seemed to symbolize the increasing globalization of our food supply.
Oleg Bakhmatyuk, the majority owner...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:44 AM
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - For a place scripted for a starring role in the end of the world, Balaklava Bay puts on a pretty face.
With its string of seafood restaurants and cafes along the waterfront looking out at prim sailboats and humming powerboats...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Born in Ukraine, raised in Palestine, the toast of the Catskills and the inevitable guest star at countless Jewish celebrations the world over, the song "Hava Nagila" has pulled many a goy (and I'd like to thank Dave Fantle for letting me crash his...