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  • Winter sports roundup: Mt. St. Joseph outlasts Bullis, 78-66

    Top-ranked Mount St. Joseph basketball faced a determined Bullis School in the semifinals of the Gonzaga D.C. Classic on Saturday night. The Gaels and the Bulldogs traded leads throughout the first three quarters until St. Joe pulled away in the fourth...
  • Basketball roundup: J. Carroll boys fall in Iolani Classic

    No. 8 John Carroll drew fellow Maryland team and national powerhouse Montrose Christian of Rockville in the second round of the Iolani Classic in Honolulu on Thursday night. The Mustangs proved to be too big — with four starters between 6 feet 6...
  • Time for school choice in Chicago

    Time for school choice in Chicago
    "There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to the 1919 Boston police strike This oft-quoted line from the then-governor of Massachusetts might be updated to include "the public...
  • Derring-do: More from 101-year-old shipbuilder

    Several details from a lengthy interview with Newport News retiree and former shipyard designer Russell Derring didn't make it into a lengthy May 10 profile. Derring, 101, started his shipbuilding career in 1929, and as an apprentice installed pipes on...
  • Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'

    Reel Critics: Heartfelt, fairy tale fun in 'Brave'
    The Pixar studio is the gold standard for generation jumping animated films."Toy Story,""Finding Nemo" and"Wall-E" were ground breaking blockbusters. The win streak clearly continues with their rousing fairy tale adventure"Brave." This time they add a...
  • Entering Beverly Hills house is like stepping into the 1920s

    Entering Beverly Hills house is like stepping into the 1920s
    Crossing the threshold into the grand entry hall of the Mediterranean-style house in Beverly Hills is like stepping into a time capsule. Up for sale for the first time since it was built in 1925 for its original owners, the elegantly understated house...
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day Twist: White House pet project

     
    It’s one thing to have a First Dog and/or First Cat who signs paw-stamped autographs, makes an occasional television appearance and pens a book or two (a la Millie, President George H.W. Bush's springer spaniel). But it’s something else...
  • For political leaders like Moammar Kadafi, ruling power is really all about The Hat

     
    And also maybe some guns....
  • Fine line

     
    Press on: Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full......
  • Supercommittee #fail

     
    A congressional invention designed so that it would not fail, is -- barring a last-minute revelation -- going to fail. Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said as much during a Sunday morning appearance on CBS's Face the Nation. "Well, I......
  • Was one of Georgetown's canine mascots a war hero?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: One of Georgetown's canine mascots was a war hero. The first live animal mascot in college football was "Handsome Dan," a bulldog who was purchased by Yale student Andrew Graves in 1889. The bulldog became quite popular......