| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:14 PM
E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83.
Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul.
She won the Newbery Medal, one...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Helen Thomas, the tenacious and feisty dean of the White House press corps who covered 10 presidents and was a trailblazer for female journalists, has died. She was 92.
A syndicated columnist for Hearst News Service after spending most of her career...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis.
In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Project Runway Season 11 debuts tonight and the twists are coming early. First off, no Michael Kors. Sad trombone. Secondly, the contestants are competing in teams for the whole season. I'm interested in seeing how Project Runway pulls this off. As I've...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85.
"Not only was Lil the...
| Jul 29, 2013
Michael I. Volk, former division chief for what is now the Department of Legislative Services in Annapolis, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 68.
"Mike was a really great guy and one of the most important behind-the-...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Elizabeth Riney and Shaun Smith were united in marriage Dec. 1, 2012 at Old St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, Pa. Monsignor Thomas Cini, VG of St. Ann's Church, in Wilmington, Del., officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Riney of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:46 PM
JACK BUTLER CLASSIC
Results from the weekend clay-court tournament at Hampton Tennis Center. Rated divisions are based on National Tennis Rating Program's 7-point scale:
Men's 4.5 singles
Quarterfinals: David Loope d. Jimmy Hardee 7-6 (7-3), 7-5;...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Lines wrapped around the exhibition hall of the Maryland State Fairgrounds by noon Friday. Hundreds chatted outside, waiting for the doors to open to Baltimore County's first gun show of year. The parking lots filled up as the afternoon wore on.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Chicago designer Katelyn Pankoke will be among the 16 designers competing in the Season 11 of "Project Runway" when it premieres at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 24 on Lifetime.
The new season is the first ever teams edition, so the 23-year-old creative force behind...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:34 PM
He pulled on a Terps visor, to the crowd's delight. He rubbed noses with Gov. Martin O'Malley. And the Dalai Lama was met Tuesday with rounds of applause from a crowd of 15,000 at the University of Maryland, College Park's Comcast Center.