| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Looking for evidence of...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A fire burning east of Folsom Lake is contained, and people can get back to their homes.
Wednesday afternoon, the Salmon Fire started in Pilot Hill, in El Dorado County.
The fire burned more than 100 acres along Salmon Falls Road. People living along...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Susan Reimer must have been in a hurry to excoriate Rep. Paul Ryan because she didn't bother to get her facts or her logic straight ("Ryan and the GOP's women problem," Aug. 16).
When did Rep. Paul Ryan disrespect nuns? Ms. Reimer says the nuns'...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Dante Liberatore already knew the value of participating in a "restaurant week" — a special promotion in which restaurants offer various discounts and special menus to showcase their establishments. With restaurants in Harford and Baltimore...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Robert Marble's signature was created almost by accident.
In an effort to add a dab of color to his earlier creations, the Newport Beach resident invented a little red bird. It would attract the eye to a particular spot, he said.
"If it works once,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change.
In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:53 AM
With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series.
The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I was happy to see the benefits of intermodal transportation for city residents so clearly described in a recent Sun commentary ("Put people ahead of cars," June 5). I've begun to see a transformation over the last decade in Baltimore, and I am encouraged...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Georgetown junior forward Greg Whittington, a former Oakland Mills star, has torn his ACL and could miss the 2013-14 season.
"Greg will return when he is 100 percent healthy,” Hoyas coach John Thompson III said in a statement. “I feel for...