| May 18, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
— A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials.
Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Now that Vladimir Putin is Russia's president once again, the result of still another fraudulent election, we should expect ever more hostile relations with Moscow.
Mr. Putin, a vain and vulgar man, was born and bred to despise the United States. And...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"You will be our president when you read this note," George Herbert Walker Bush wrote to Bill Clinton, the man who defeated him in the 1992 campaign, denying Mr. Bush the provisional vindication that reelection provides until history has its chance to...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A deadly storm, fueled by extreme heat and humidity, left Maryland in a state of emergency that continued Sunday, with hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power, with some residents expected to remain in the dark over the next week.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:14 PM
BGE officials continued to scramble Sunday to restore power to nearly more than 257,000 customers as the area suffered with temperatures near 100 degrees for a third day and braced for a chaotic Monday-morning commute.
After the state was rocked Friday...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't get into the particulars of why Chicago lost the G-8 summit in May, deferring to President Barack Obama.
The mayor was touting the importance of Chicago hosting the back-to-back G-8 and NATO gatherings of world leaders...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:00 AM
After approving a parade permit for a group protesting the G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago, the city has denied an identical application by the same group seeking to move their parade one day later in the wake of the White House’s decision to move...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
While Chicago’s summit host team is in Brussels this week schmoozing NATO officials, the White House today released a couple of details about plans to entertain dignitaries during the May meetings. They include a dinner at Soldier Field and a trip...
| Mar 22, 2012
While Chicago's summit host team is in Brussels this week schmoozing NATO officials, the White House released a couple of details about plans to entertain dignitaries during the May meetings. They include a dinner at Soldier Field and a trip to the...