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  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]

    So many advances in technology, so many more to come [Commentary]
    I am not very computer literate. I know how to use one to surf the Internet, to shop, to work, but ask me how they work, what makes it run, I can't tell you. I wasn't sure what was bigger, a megabyte or a gigabyte. What are those? I'm not sure, other than...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown

    Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown
    When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor. It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver...
  • PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show

    PBS to launch Charlie Rose weekend show
    PBS is going to launch a new Charlie Rose in July, the public broadcaster announced Monday. The show will air Friday nights at 8:30 and be called "Charlie Rose Weekend." With his CBS duties, the 71-year-old Rose is going to be a very busy guy. Good...
  • 'AGT' phenom Jackie Evancho to perform with BSO

    'AGT' phenom Jackie Evancho to perform with BSO
    In 2010, a blond-haired girl with a sweet smile stood before the "America's Got Talent" studio audience and millions of TV viewers. The 10-year-old proceeded to sing about asking her daddy to grant her request. So far, so normal. But if the words...
  • Kwame Kwei-Armah keeps his vow to bring Center Stage national exposure

    Kwame Kwei-Armah keeps his vow to bring Center Stage national exposure
    Kwame Kwei-Armah is turning up the floodlights on Center Stage. It's been not quite two years since the British-born playwright became artistic director of Maryland's largest regional theater. With his production of two button-pushing dramas nicknamed...
  • A beautiful work in a horrific setting

    A beautiful work in a horrific setting
    The most famous, roof-rattling passage in Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" describes the "day of wrath" for the guilty as they face their eternal fate: "How great will be the terror when the Judge comes who will smash everything completely … Whatever...
  • Third accuser claims to have had underage sexual relations with Elmo puppeteer

    Third accuser claims to have had underage sexual relations with Elmo puppeteer
    A third accuser has come forward claiming he had sexual relations with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash while underage. The man, identified in court papers only as "D.O.," claims he began the physical relationship in 2000, when he was 16. In court papers...
  • Kevin Clash, voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street' following underage sex accusations

    Kevin Clash, voice of Elmo, leaves 'Sesame Street' following underage sex accusations
    Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ. The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
  • PBS program to explore science behind Hurricane Sandy's wrath

    PBS program to explore science behind Hurricane Sandy's wrath
    Still in awe of the size and power of Hurricane Sandy? The PBS program "Nova" will soon delve into just how such a storm occurred. Though it hasn't even been a month since the storm devastated much of the Northeast, an episode titled "Inside the...