| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:50 AM
From the first days of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when I saw Ayman Mohyeldin and his NBC News crew under fire from police in Israel, I have been thinking how much we have come to take TV reporters for granted in places like the Middle East.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
NBC News is sending correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin back to Gaza this weekend, it said in a statement Friday night.
"Ayman Mohyeldin has done extraordinary reporting throughout the escalation of the conflict in Gaza, filing 25+ reports over the past 17...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:15 AM
When we sweep aside all the rhetoric and public relations on both sides of the latest Israeli-Palestinian hostilities ("Israel has right to self-defense," July 14), what stands out plainly is how ridiculously one-sided the conflict is.
In its aerial...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Laurel officials remain concerned about the state of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club following an intensive special work session Thursday with the club’s current president.
The meeting, held at the Laurel Municipal Center, was called by the...
| Jul 12, 2014
The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them.
The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region.
Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In the middle of July 1992, Bill Clinton accepted the democratic nomination for president, the TV show "Melrose Place" premiered on Fox and America loved the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Just Another Day," Jon...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Believe me, I didn't go looking in my Sunday morning TV viewing for more evidence of what a journalistically bankrupt operation NBC News had become.
It's fish in a barrel these days. Turn to NBC News for almost any given broadcast, and you'll find...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:44 AM
The word ballet conjures up images of tutus and ballet flats, but the men on this ballet fusion dance company prove that ballet can be more than productions of "Swan Lake."
Starring on the June 17 episode of “America’s Got Talent” is a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Most people are likely to associate a cappella singing with an old-fashioned barbershop quartet, but the concluding event at this year's Columbia Festival of the Arts uses unaccompanied voices in a different way.
Billed as the first professional country...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I expected nothing but effusive praise from major media for Hillary Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," much like the mass exaltation they showered on Barack Obama, America's first African-American president.
Initially that seemed where the reviews were...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:00 PM
On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...