| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:08 AM
The 10-foot-tall cylinders glow neon yellow and orange, looking like something out of a futuristic dance club. They're actually an experiment with global implications — an effort to see how well algae can wipe out pollution belched by power plants....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Jason Odell Williams doesn't yet know if he'll attend the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 or even for sure if he'll receive his own golden statuette.
When the Columbia native got a text message July 18 from an executive producer of National Geographic...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The way Danny Eaton talks about politics is a bit like the way he explains the distinction between novel and memoir when discussing the book he's writing: "We are the sum total of all the parts of our life, so it's hard to write anything without having...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Thomas C. Lederman, a Justice Department attorney recalled for his meticulous preparation of cases, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after falling from a ladder. The Pinehurst-area resident was 65.
Family members said the fatal accident occurred while...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted last year of drunkenly beating to death his girlfriend Yeardley Love, has asked the Virginia Court of Appeals to review his case.
Huguely's attorneys argued in a petition filed...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"What's the second paragraph?"
That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words.
So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I am writing on behalf of more than 30 high school guidance counselors who are members of the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS). We all have graduates who have attended St. Mary's College of Maryland and had valuable experiences...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Frank Simms Dudley Jr., an Eastern Shore real estate broker and property appraiser, died of complications after surgery March 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The former Baltimore resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly.
Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The Howard Community College men's basketball team, under second-year coach Mike Smelkinson, represented itself well at the National Junior Athletic Association Division II tournament at the Danville Area Community College in Illinois