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  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
  • Pictures in the News | September 20, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Arizona, where Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu jumps into the pool to join his teammates after defeating the Diamondbacks and clinching the National League's Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix. The Dodgers' long...
  • As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9

    As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9
    I died and went to heaven. No wait, it's just Camden Yards, easily mistaken Thursday night as the place where all good Orioles fans who have spent the last 15 years in purgatory go to get their just rewards. The O's were not just back in town, they were...
  • Historical journey

    Historical journey
    Long before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
  • Last-minute deal averts government shutdown

    Last-minute deal averts government shutdown
    Congressional negotiators struck a last-minute deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, congressional leaders and the White House said late Friday, averting a threatened shutdown. The House and Senate are expected to approve a seven-...
  • At Lincoln Memorial, Obama Again Makes Point That Government Is Open

    At Lincoln Memorial, Obama Again Makes Point That Government Is Open
    President Barack Obama has found the monuments of Washington to be quite the picturesque backdrops for making the point that a government shutdown was averted. Obama surprised visitors at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday not long after signing a short-...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Playing the name game with municipal property

    Playing the name game with municipal property
    When I read about an effort in the Baltimore City Council to obtain corporate sponsorship for city buildings and property, I could not resist making a list of possible new appellations and potential partnerships for our town. One of the first pieces of...
  • Warner makes case for Fort Monroe National Park

    Warner makes case for Fort Monroe National Park
    HAMPTON – Fort Monroe's historical significance will help the push for it to attain National Park status U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said on a visit to the post Tuesday. Warner took a historical tour of Monroe Tuesday morning when he was told about...
  • One last road trip for Schaefer

    One last road trip for Schaefer
    From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...