| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
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. ...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:45 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:46 AM
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...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:35 PM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:28 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2013
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...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:27 PM
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...