| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:43 AM
A reader of The Baltimore Sun helpfully offers to point out a lapse in syntax: Your statement “…only bring in files..” should read “…bring in only files..” should it not? Rarely should the modifier “only&...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Undefeated opponents and televised bouts are nothing new for Gapo “The Ghost” Tolmajyan.
But as the Glendale boxer continues his hopeful ascent to becoming a world title contender, each and every fight becomes his most important yet.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:27 PM
| Sep 1, 2013
Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall.
You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The witness bore no resemblance to actor Brad Pitt or former Secretary of State Colin Powell, but she testified Friday that she typed letters and emails that appeared to come from them and the messages were sent to best-selling romance novelist Jude...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87.
His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Burbank residents Marisa L. Gallegos and Alejandro Acosta were married in July at the Castaway restaurant. Archbishop David Leon Cooper, of the Catholic Orthodox church, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Janet M. Gallegos of Burbank and the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:50 PM
In a parking lot behind a Pico Boulevard building, inside a makeshift tent of metal poles and tarps, a man in a white coat and black skullcap grabs a white-feathered hen under the wings and performs an ancient ritual.
He circles the chicken in the air...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
For many years, some orthodox Jews have performed ritual chicken sacrifice in the days leading up to Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.
The practice, known variously as kaparot, kapparot or kaparos, was originally meant to jolt practitioners...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:42 PM
MOSCOW – Kremlin loyalist Sergei Sobyanin was sworn in Thursday as Moscow’s mayor over the objections of opposition candidate Alexei Navalny, who said he was filing hundreds of legal challenges contesting the results of a weekend election....