| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- In some important ways, the last month or so has seen some impressive advances for President Obama. Under ordinary circumstances, his success so far at staring down Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad over chemical weapons and then his rebuff of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:19 PM
WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Month-old mashed potatoes wouldn't leave behind as questionable an aftertaste as "Free Birds," a well-animated but frankly misguided comedy about two turkeys who travel back in time to stop their species from becoming the official national dish of...
| Oct 31, 2013
"Free Birds" is more proof, as if 2013 needed it, that Hollywood has almost killed the animated goose that laid the golden egg.
No matter that in this case the goose is a turkey. You didn't need to be told that. But a year that has produced the clever...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Every American president has to weather occasional political gaffes. Whether their own or those committed by associates, they cause temporary embarrassment or pain but are ultimately survivable. Loose lips may sink ships, as was often said...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In the 65 years since the creation of Israel and the scattering of millions of Palestinians from their historic homeland, hope of resolving the core crisis of the Middle East has risen to joyous pinnacles like Camp David and crashed into despair with...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:04 AM
As Egypt’s security forces fired tear gas to disperse rock-throwing crowds near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, President Mohamed Morsi condemned attacks on American missions in his country and Libya....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even when it was just an architectural glimmer in the eye of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, the desert estate where President Barack Obama will greet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday was never in danger of being confused with a mere vacation house....
| Apr 1, 2013
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say, 'I want these kids to succeed.'"
— President Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
— Very true. But how does the other side feel about...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:16 PM
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer.
Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Since it became clear that Mitt Romney would win the GOP nomination, the Obama campaign has been eager to portray the former Massachusetts governor as the committed conservative he presented himself as in the primaries. But Thursday, Vice President Joe...