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  • Pictures in the News | November 15, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their...
  • 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...
  • ‘Captain America’: Marvel sneaks ‘Winter Soldier’ footage in Hollywood

     
    Marvel Studios previewed the first 10 minutes of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” at a fan screening of the new […]...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • 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...
  • Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon

    Monument lighting brings holiday spirit to Mount Vernon
    Fireworks lit up Mount Vernon Place, the sound of choirs echoed off townhouses and laser lights illuminated the chilly air Thursday evening for the 40th annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. "The fireworks this year were the best. They were...
  • First Thursday Lighting

    The annual lighting of the Washington Monument on Mount Vernon Square took place on Thursday.  It was a perfect December night for it: clear and crisp with a holiday feeling.   Many years my husband and I have gone. This year we stayed put at home and...
  • Loyola graduate lands first job working for John Boehner

    Loyola graduate lands first job working for John Boehner
    Maura Gillespie turns the corner beside her desk and unlocks a door to the balcony. Laid out below her, perfectly symmetrical, is the National Mall, with the Washington Monument rising like an exclamation point at the end of the expanse. "People say it's...
  • Hiking specialist in pursuit of Appalachian Trail record

    Hiking specialist in pursuit of Appalachian Trail record
    When Jennifer Pharr Davis makes her way though Maryland on the Appalachian Trail this summer, don't blink or you'll miss her. The North Carolina hiking specialist is trying to break her own speed record of 57 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes — an...