| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Donna St. George reports in The Washington Post that the Montgomery County Public Schools have decided to address a serious hindrance to the education of students in that county: strawberry milk.
In a move that seems to defy logic, the county has...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Friday his long-time adviser Antigone Davis will take over his campaign for governor as he adds staff to his political team.
Davis, an attorney who ran Gansler's two previous campaigns for...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Sloane Stephens, the No. 2 seed in the Citi Open and the 15th-ranked player in the world, dropped her first-round match to No. 88 Olga Puchkova, 7-5, 6-3, at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center.
The 20-year-old lumbered stiffly around the baseline with...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:17 PM
On his first trip to Washington, Austin Jarvis most wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial, so the 11-year-old from Georgia was displeased when he and his family had to settle for an obstructed view.
Five preservationists stood on three tiers of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Alan Goldstein taught chemistry and his wife, Lynn Goldstein, taught biology at Laurel High School in the 1970s. Alan Goldstein had a few memorable incidents at Laurel High, and a great story about a surreal vacation his family experienced with...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The thermometer of record never reached triple digits in Baltimore in July, the first time that has occurred since July 2009.
The month topped out at 97 degrees at BWI Marshall Airport on July 18, and hit the 90s nine times. That is below the norm of...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:56 PM
When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence.
You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Joe Davidson's article ("'Most vulnerable' workers are struggling," July 28) reprinted from The Washington Post carried good information and it is correct — the impacts of sequester aren't "commanding the attention they once did."
For example, I...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Oh, Rick Perry. How we've missed you. The hair. The boots. Seems like there was a third thing, but we forget.
The Texas governor's flameout in the 2012 Republican nominating process came well before Maryland's GOP primary — I mean, how early do we...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Johns Hopkins University now has its own official ice cream flavor, Blue Jay Batter.
The blueberry cheesecake-flavored ice cream, which was developed for the university in collaboration with Dominion Ice Cream, is debuting at 2 p.m. today at a special...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:26 PM
For Donna Richardson, of Bel Air, the day after the deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard was more frightening than the previous day's actual events.
"The whole thing I just felt like I was in a movie scene," she said of what it was like...