| Jul 10, 2011
Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.)
No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Is the number of friends, family, teachers, neighbors, mail carriers, old college roommates, yoga instructors and pet groomers on your holiday gift list starting to feel overwhelming? Give yourself a break. Think edible.
Think soft, chewy caramels. Not...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Plans to build a "wind farm" that risks putting towering wind turbines in the migration paths of birds flying through South Florida moved a step closer to approval on Thursday.
Palm Beach County commissioners on Thursday approved changing development...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Race organizer and promoter Jay Davidson said there were two reasons for the delay to the start of Friday's activities for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix -- last week's weather, and giving Baltimore residents as much access to the roads as possible...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Active work time: 15 minutes
Total preparation time: 4 hours
1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey
Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled
1/4 cup oil
1 cup apricot preserves
Freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Lisa Dobloug, 72, is proof that fencing competitors are not all youngsters. The Washington resident competed Sunday in the 24th annual Charm City Classic, a two-day event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for fencers 13 and over.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
When Michael Novratil and his family moved into a house on Alabama Street two years ago, they got a special bonus from the city: a piece of municipally owned land in the backyard, complete with a fence, that provided a perfect place for their dogs to...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:48 PM
— The NHL's holiday break ended Monday when games resumed around the league, but apparently no one told the Washington Capitals.
Facing the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center after a two-day break, the Capitals looked uninspired, rarely...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:32 PM
General manager Stan Bowman took his first step toward rebuilding the Chicago Blackhawks' roster for next season when he acquired the negotiating rights to veteran defenseman Steve Montador from the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Montador will become...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Pterodactyls. Giant airplane propellers in the sky. Graceful, gliding birds. Blots on the verdant landscape.
Among residents of rural Garrett County, the 28 wind turbines now pin-wheeling atop Backbone Mountain conjure many images — some nicer than...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life.
"Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...