| Oct 26, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Joan Baez is calling from Paris the morning after a sold-out concert, and she’s seen the news reports coming out of Chicago.
“You have a number of activities going on in town, I understand,” she says with an understated laugh.
| Nov 3, 2011
Thousands of demonstrators chanted, marched, danced and waved signs Wednesday during a general strike called by Occupy Oakland, a largely peaceful protest that snarled downtown streets, rerouted buses, closed the busy port and drew hundreds of teachers...
| Nov 17, 2011
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$6 sale — Hosted by Laurel Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Fri., Nov. 18, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., J.R....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Whether or not you agree with the Occupy protesters recently rousted from Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, still camping out at Baltimore's Inner Harbor and making their presence known in other cities across America, the movement has made one thing clear: The...
| Nov 18, 2011
Reporting from Los Angeles and New York -- Hundreds of people were arrested across the country Thursday in a series of sometimes confrontational street demonstrations protesting efforts to break up Occupy Wall Street-inspired camps.
In New York City,...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:37 AM
All along the Eastern seaboard, places known to millions as cheery summer getaways were battered to pieces Monday by the monstrous waves and wailing winds of Hurricane Sandy.
Part of Atlantic City's Boardwalk smashed into floating lumber and two people...
| Mar 24, 2012
Young adult novelists are increasingly tackling darker subjects: kidnappings, drugs, rape. But few have delved into so many dark subjects as novelist Thane Rosenbaum, who ventures into YA territory with his latest, "The Stranger Within Sarah Stein," a...
| Feb 20, 2013
So you think your family is nuts? The fraternal train wreck of Gary Lennon's "A Family Thing," now having its world premiere in an Echo Theater Company production at Stage 52, will have you feeling Norman Rockwell-y about even those relatives whose loose-...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:28 AM
This past weekend my mom and I went to New York for my first dress fitting at Kleinfeld Bridal (which was amazing!) and then spent the day doing touristy things. In the afternoon we walked the Brooklyn Bridge, which I would recommend as a definite must-...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection."
| May 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Laurel have reopened Sunday evening after a person fell from an overpass onto the roadway earlier in the day, police said.
Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady said a person jumped or...