| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:23 PM
When President Obama designates part of Fort Monroe as a national monument Tuesday, it won't be the first time a prominent piece of Hampton Roads real estate has had its destiny transformed by the stroke of a presidential pen.
Using the powers conferred...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The 23-20 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night represented the defining moment of quarterback Joe Flacco's young career, and could mean much more to the Ravens as they enter the second half of their season.
When a poised Flacco...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Before he is laid to rest on Wednesday at a suburban cemetery, the body of former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor William Donald Schaefer will be taken on a grand "final tour" of the iconic city sites he is largely responsible for making reality:...
| May 20, 2011
| 1:46 PM
We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
| May 30, 2011
| 9:03 PM
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama is being asked to make Fort Monroe a national monument under the Antiquities Act after the Army vacates in September, a much faster process than establishing a national park.
But little is known about a process that...
| Jun 1, 2011
When you think of Las Vegas, you probably don't think of Las Vegas, N.M. It's the other Las Vegas, and perhaps the wildest Wild West town you've never heard of.
I had never heard of Las Vegas, N.M., when I first encountered it in 1997 — a Western...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:07 PM
With a nod to Theodore Roosevelt, President Obama positioned himself as the champion of the middle class while blasting the "you're-on-your-own economics" of the modern Republican Party, a message likely to form the basis of his reelection effort.
| Dec 7, 2011
Host Dunbar proved it deserved its No. 4 ranking with its very first game Tuesday. Evan Singletary scored a game-high 21 points, and the Poets beat Theodore Roosevelt (D.C.), 65-50.
Dunbar split its offense between set half-court plays and a full-...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:37 AM
For 15 years the best girls and boys basketball teams in Baltimore City have tipped off against the best of Washington, D.C. in early December. To see some of the best public school basketball of the young season, head over to Lake Clifton Friday and...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The general rap against the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it has no clear leadership or goals. And a complaint of some Democrats against President Obama is that he hasn't found a way to get in front of it and harness its energy to work for his re-...