| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:39 PM
As about 50 eighth-graders from New Jersey gathered around, Elizabeth White unzipped a large duffel bag.
"It's coiled like a big snake in there," said White, a park ranger.
The students helped remove the object. It was indeed moving but not in a scary...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:44 AM
They say every cloud has its silver lining. Evidence that it’s true will be coming to the Hammer Museum early next year in the form of a touring exhibition on the work of Thomas Heatherwick, a noted British designer whose credits include a new fleet...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:18 AM
A U.S. Senate committee on consumer protection took television health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz to the woodshed Tuesday for promoting weight-loss products that are unproven on his show, CNN reports. "I don't get why you need to say this stuff when you know it's...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.”
The two bottles are, of...
| Jun 9, 2014
Cadet Major Jonathan Houck knew that every fold as the U.S. flag is reduced to a triangle was symbolic, but Sunday, he learned specifically what each fold meant as he recited their meanings to the crowd gathered at the Westminster Elks Lodge.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Clear your throat.
Do a little vocalizing.
Practice singing a scale.
Now you're ready to hit that high note when you sing "… and the land of the free …"
On Flag Day this Saturday when you do your best to belt out our national anthem, you'...
| Jul 14, 2014
The two Greene brothers of Arnold are like yin and yang. Their parents, Brent and Debbie Greene, can easily tell them apart.
Adam Greene, 19, a 2013 Broadneck High School graduate, is a business major at the University of Maryland, College Park....
| Jun 29, 2014
The surprising thing about the Supreme Court's decision on police searches of cellphones was its unanimity. Aligned on the same side of a major law enforcement issue were liberal and conservative justices who normally fight like cats and dogs. All...
| Jul 12, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth installment of The Capital's annual summer series, "The Day Trippers." Stay tuned for more tales of travels to a variety of destinations - on the cheap.
The young girl holds her mother's hand as they descend.
| May 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Most new arts and culture venues are keen on getting bugs out when they open, but the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is considering getting Bugs in.
Construction hasn’t started yet, but the Los Angeles film museum that plans to open in 2017...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:49 PM
One of the worst games ever made is now the hottest commodity that a New Mexico city must determine how to distribute.
More than 1,300 Atari games -- including 28 copies of the coveted "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" -- and Atari consoles were unearthed...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The National Museum of Industrial History, the embattled nonprofit accused of misspending millions of dollars, has a $3 million commitment from an anonymous donor and wants to start construction once the Pennsylvania attorney general's office finishes its...