| May 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Midway through preparing a chocolate-filled babka, pastry chef Paula Shoyer pauses to raise her freshly kneaded sweet bread toward the heavens with outstretched arms.
“It’s like in ‘The Lion King,’ ” she tells her audience...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:12 PM
The mother of Yeardley Love, a University of Virginia student murdered in 2010, filed a $30 million civil suit Thursday against the onetime boyfriend and fellow U.Va. lacrosse player convicted of killing her, George Huguely V.
Sharon D. Love's suit,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam.
This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The current political divide in Congress offers an opportunity for Americans to have a conversation about federal spending, which should not be confused with investing federal dollars to grow the economy ("Trouble ahead," Jan. 2).
Are continuing to...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:52 PM
From the foot of their driveway, Leslie Kopp and Chuck Coltman's three-story, seaside retreat is as imposing a Victorian structure as one is likely to encounter along the shores of Bethany Beach, Del.
The exterior is as formal as a portrait of a great-...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:22 AM
This guy is going to be appearing Thursday night at the Friendship Heights Village Community Center in Chevy Chase. The host of "America's Test Kitchen" will be promoting his new book, "Fannie's Last Supper." Wednesday's contest depends on your having.......
| Sep 15, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Tasti D-Lite, whose soft serve-style frozen desserts turned up on "Sex and the City" and in a New York Times expose, is expanding to Maryland. Franchises are in the works for Bel Air, Severna Park and Chevy Chase or Bethesda,......
| Apr 10, 2011
| 9:05 PM
After several postponements, George Huguely V, accused of killing his former girlfriend Yeardley Love almost a year ago, is to appear Monday before a Virginia judge for a preliminary hearing at which prosecutors are expected to lay out the case against...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among all teenagers, but it is the No. 1 cause of death among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teens, who often are so driven to despair by the rejection of peers, parents and other responsible adults that...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Jun 22, 2011
Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list.
Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Wells and Covie Stanwick were practically born with lacrosse sticks in their hands.
By the time they could walk, they were trying to emulate their older siblings Sheehan, Wick, Coco, Tad and Steele, who were beginning to lay the groundwork that would...