| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson.
A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Melissa Harris' column in Friday's Business section incorrectly stated when Sears released its 2013 annual report. It was published in March.
Thursday's main crossword puzzle in the A+E section contained an incorrect clue. The correct clue for 44...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity."
But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.
"He was a beacon of light in the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself.
"I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Carl Reiner created "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and directed films such as "The Jerk." He has won multiple Emmys, a Grammy and, in 1999, was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. His books include "All Kinds of Love," "Enter Laughing" and his...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Coqui swallowed your vowels? Chillax, frenemy! Breathe deeply, practice qigong to increase your life force and maybe your Scrabble score. Or just give up that word game all together and go straight to numbers and Sudoku.
If none of that makes sense,...
| Aug 3, 2014
When you head out to vote Nov. 4, be sure to pack lunch and a few crossword puzzles. It's going to take a while.
In addition to races for U.S. Senate, governor, General Assembly, judgeships and other posts, the ballot will include a buffet of pick-your-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98.
The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...