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  • First tropical storm of Atlantic season could soak U.S. holiday plans

    (Reuters) - The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July 4 holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur...
  • Barry Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent Superstorm Sandy donations

    Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
  • Flyers looking for quality in draft

    Flyers looking for quality in draft
    It will be news when rookie general manager Ron Hextall makes his first selection tonight at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. But it will be headline news, with a capital H, if Hextall decides to trade his 17th overall pick up or down. Remember the buzz when...
  • More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices

    More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices
    The days surrounding the Fourth of July holiday are perennially among the busiest of the summer when it comes to travel on Maryland roadways and across its skies — and this year will be no exception. About 858,400 Marylanders are expected to...
  • Interview with Laurie David

    Producer of the award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," about global warming, Laurie David is at it again. The 56-year-old is the ex-wife of Larry David, the star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Now known as Laurie Lennard, she is an advocate and...
  • Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game

     Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game
    Move over, baseball and basketball. Soccer is ready to score as America's next major TV sport. Ratings for some World Cup games in Brazil are already surpassing those for the NBA Finals and the World Series, driven by avid viewing among Latinos and...
  • Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves

    Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves
    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — If you grow up on Long Island, there are certain inevitabilities. Manhattan will always be the city; traffic will always crawl. And if it's summer, you'll always, always end up at the beach. I haven't lived here for nearly a...
  • Law school student knows prison — from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • Concert Review: Idina Menzel at Radio City Music Hall

    Though she paused for only one costume change, Idina Menzel was an even greater study in multiple personalities during her solo Radio City Music Hall debut than in her current dual role in the musical "If/Then." In between her two ubiquitous girl-power...
  • Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject

    Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject
    It’s safe to say that artist Barbara Hocker likes water. Her upcoming installation at the Vernon Community Arts Center will feature water as its central theme, and will immerse visitors in the experience. The exhibition is titled “River/Sea,...