| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...
| May 3, 2014
Secretary of State John F. Kerry knows that climate change is real. In fact, he told an audience in Jakarta, Indonesia, recently that climate change might be "the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction," and those who deny this are just "a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.
"People sometimes think we are a musical group...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif.
Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Pastor Pete Bradford, a reformed "dope fiend" from San Diego, went out into the streets of Boyle Heights looking for gang members to pray over. Finding them wasn't hard.
It was the early 1990s, the era of "Boyz n the Hood" and "Colors" and gangsta rap....
| May 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Sometimes I think of the Great Reads as a kind of camera: zooming in for a lingering close-up of a person or a place, panning away to capture the surrounding scene. I love it when the stories reveal through showing, not telling.
A photographer named...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., 3-7 p.m., unless noted
May 11: Crazy Hearts
May 18: The Majestics
May 24: Don Cogan, Stan & Linda, and Steve Christopher, 2-6 p.m.
May 25: The Moore Brothers Band
May 26: The Outlaws with Crazy...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:49 AM
LONDON — The Church of England voted on Monday to allow women to become bishops, a historic decision which overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue.
Two years ago, a similar proposal failed narrowly...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A hard-rock music festival headlined by a band with three consecutive No. 1 albums and featuring two other bands that headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest in recent years is coming to an area casino.
The 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will hit...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Lifetime has picked up new unscripted programs to add to its slate and has also unveiled new shows that have been put into development.
The four new unscripted programs include "Born in the Wild," a series about natural child birth in the wild; a...