| Apr 19, 2010
| 10:29 PM
The man who schemed to cover up one of Washington's most scandalous affairs spoke Monday night at the UW. Former John Edwards aide Andrew Young talked about ethics in leadership, a topic he says he actually knows a thing or two about.
Andrew first sat...
| May 23, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, who ran for president, the U.S. Senate and other offices wearing a Colonial-style periwig, died of cancer Saturday at Casey House hospice in Montgomery County, according to David Vovak, a brother. The Rockville resident was 39....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:43 AM
City liquor board Chairman Steve Fogleman has a new sideline, as a tennis reporter.
Fogleman, who avidly tweets about liquor board business under the handle BaltoBeerBaron, started a new Twitter feed this month under the name Tennis Maryland.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 AM
William Donald Schaefer wanted three people — a friend, an aide and a lawyer — to lead the charitable foundation created in his name. Two of the three apparently have other plans.
Years before his death in April, Schaefer designated Gene...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 3:18 PM
Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves.
As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Let the historians debate whether George Washington chopped down a cherry tree. We offer a better -- and sweeter -- way to celebrate Presidents Day.
Cherry Chocolate Kisses
Yield: Makes: 4 dozen cookies
Ingredients: 1 cup powdered sugar
| Apr 10, 2011
Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed ﬁrst. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
| Dec 16, 2010
The state's largest teachers union Wednesday fired an early salvo in contract negotiations, serving notice that it wouldn't accept pay cuts easily and that it won't consider linking teacher evaluations to student test scores in the Los Angeles Unified...
| Feb 23, 2011
Confronted with a long-running food fight over whether to serve children flavored milk — chocolate, strawberry, banana, vanilla — in homes and in schools, parents may instinctively want to duck the issue.
But, in the end, they're going to...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
About $100,000 of marijuana was seized from a West Side residence early this morning by Chicago police. Police said they executed a search warrant at …...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Home prices dipped in July in the Bay Area as potential buyers and sellers took time out to ponder dreary economic reports and a budget standoff in Washington, a real estate information service said. Sales fell more than usual from......