| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:57 PM
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight.
A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The Baltimore school system will deploy testing monitors to all schools administering the state assessments next week, even as the city principals union has called for investigations into alleged cheating at 16 schools to be suspended.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Most election cycles voters are faced with various questions and referendums when they enter the voting booth. I write today highlighting one of the most important and controversial questions that Maryland voters will have the final say on. Question 6,...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush were back in Washington on Thursday for the unveiling of the portraits of the former first couple that will hang at the White House.
They were joined by President Obama and the former chief executive's...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Elizabeth Banks se viene abriendo paso en Hollywood por su talento, pero sobre todo gracias a su persistencia. Después de aguantar una década encarnando personajes estereotipados y papeles secundarios, la actriz parece estar gozando del reconocimiento que...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Mr. Orr, this is the White House operator."
As a White House spokesman, I received phone calls like this all the time. But this was the first time the president's secretary had ordered me to report to the Oval Office immediately. Before 7 a.m. on a...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:54 PM
The first lady, governor and mayor will attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral Saturday, but the family of the slain teenager is determined to hold a service that looks past politics and celebrates the life of a 15-year-old girl lost to Chicago street...
| Feb 21, 2013
½* (out of four)
A movie makes quite a grand promise by beginning with a voiceover proclaiming, “Why is there evil in the world? Let me start from the beginning.” I mean, sheesh, this could be a long story.
No worries: In the shamelessly...
| Feb 27, 2013
I was born in 1946, just when the boomer wave began. Bill Clinton was born that year, too. So was George W. Bush, as was Laura Bush. And then the next year, Hillary Rodham. And soon Newt Gingrich (known as "Newty" as a boy). And, also in 1946, Cher....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Even though "Pride Comedy Night" at Parker Playhouse Friday night is a sort of kick-off to PrideFest 2013 weekend and all things gay-rrific, straights will get the jokes too.
"I talk about all sort of issues," says headliner Jason Stuart. "Like...
| Mar 23, 2011
When considering the effect Michelle Obama has had on fashion and first lady protocol (which she flouts with astounding grace), a question bubbles to the surface: Did Laura Bush even wear clothes? Before Mrs. Obama, we'd become so used to......