| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Religion is a belief system not supported by scientific facts. It should not be part of our legal, political or educational systems.
Survival of our species requires that we use our brains to cope with environmental hazards. To deny science is akin to...
| 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 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 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 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 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,...
| 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 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 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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:13 AM
A New Orleans woman received an unorthodox funeral that included Busch beer, menthol cigarettes and disco lights, WGNO reports.
Miriam "Mae Mae" Burbank was a lively, "life of the party" type of woman, according to her family.
So it was only fitting...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...