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  • The Week in Pictures | May 12 – 18, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week 10 wildfires have charred more than 9,000 acres in San Diego County. An unusual Spring time combination of intense heat, Santa Ana winds and drought is fueling the fires....
  • Why braving Federal Hill for the Super Bowl was more than worth it

    Why braving Federal Hill for the Super Bowl was more than worth it
    Like yours, my mind is still swirling. It doesn't exactly hurt like a hangover, and it's not racing like Jacoby Jones' record-setting kickoff return. It's simply still comprehending, ever so slowly, that our city's football team was crowned world...
  • Join rally for climate change

    Kudos to Mike Tidwell for his clear commentary explaining why we need a revenue-neutral carbon tax to reduce emissions and slow climate change ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). I'm convinced, but how are the American people going to convince Congress...
  • Thousands line Baltimore streets for St. Patrick's parade

    Thousands line Baltimore streets for St. Patrick's parade
    He's across the Atlantic from his native Ireland, but Ken Keady was wearing the green Sunday as he bobbed his 3-year-old daughter on his shoulders to see Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade. "It's a great occasion, a lot of color, a lot of flags and lot of...
  • Obama's 'Firemen First' approach to budget cutting

    Obama's 'Firemen First' approach to budget cutting
    When I was a kid back in the 1970s, my postal manager father told me about the post office in Baltimore where the mail didn't get delivered. It was a laid-back sort of place, where dozens of postal employees with the work ethic of Seinfeld's notorious...
  • "The Civil War and American Art" is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects about the conflict

    The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
  • More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve

    More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve
    Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration. The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
  • In Mount Vernon, Dooby's clicks around the clock

    In Mount Vernon, Dooby's clicks around the clock
    Welcome to Dooby's, which sounds like the worst bar in Key West but which is invested with a great deal of forward-looking style by its owner, Phil Han, whose lifelong nickname is "Dooby." Dooby's opened in late October and got right to work filling...
  • EPA report criticizes Alaska mine plan

    SEATTLE — The largest open-pit mine in North America, proposed for Alaska's wild and remote Bristol Bay region, would have a devastating effect on the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery and the Alaska Natives and fishermen who depend on it,...
  • WTMD's First Thursdays likely moving to Canton

    WTMD's First Thursdays likely moving to Canton
    For more than a decade, First Thursdays, the popular free concert series organized by Towson University's public radio station WTMD, has regularly filled West Mount Vernon Park with thousands of music fans during the summer.  The soundtrack will be...
  • Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back

    Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back
    Every so often, the rivalry is renewed. Of Baltimore, a Washingtonian will say something like, "I wouldn’t want to live there, but what a place to explore." In turn, a Baltimorean will answer back, "The Washington Monument in the National Mall is...