| Dec 6, 2011
Amanda Knox, the American student who was cleared of murder charges in October after spending four years in an Italian jail, is looking for a book deal. Knox has hired prominent Washington attorney Robert Barnett to take her story to publishers, the...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:58 PM
On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode.
The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Frederick County officials welcomed news Tuesday that President Barack Obama will host this year's G-8 summit at Camp David.
They also acknowledged the potential for protests of the sort that have accompanied past gatherings of the leaders of the Group...
| Aug 8, 2011
With governments crippled by debt, politicians bickering and all manner of personal investments tanking, it's mighty tough to remember the optimism of 2005. But in London that summer, the mood could not have been more different from the one that permeates...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:40 AM
In The CW's new drama, "Ringer," Ioan Gruffudd plays Andrew Martin, a self-made millionaire, whose marriage to wife Siobhan (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is crumbling while he is struggling to balance his work life and keep his daughter from a previous marriage...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Tahani Amer of York County saw the best of America after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Neighbors and co-workers flocked to support her. People began asking questions about Islam, and she embarked on a mission to educate others on her religion, her way...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Pasadena boasts a bounty of entertainment options, but only one offers the opportunity to spend an evening picking some of the most interesting brains in art, science, politics and entertainment.
This high-minded cultural event is the Distinguished...
| Sep 15, 2011
Richard Hamilton, a British Pop Art pioneer who was credited with coining the name for a movement marked by its ironic and iconic use of commercial and pop culture imagery, has died. He was 89.
The Gagosian Gallery, which represents Hamilton, said the...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Political bio pics are certainly not a rarity, but making a film about a country’s leader while still in office is pretty brave, which is probably why French director Xavier Durringer wisely puts a disclaimer at the beginning of “The Conquest,...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Like the ghosts of Shakespeare's Banquo or Dickens' Jacob Marley, the specter of the late commie-hunting congressman from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, will always be with us. It is summoned up today, by some on the left, who use it as a tool to thwart...