| Jan 28, 2012
| 3:12 PM
If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:38 PM
An airman from Upper Marlboro was killed Saturday in an accident in Africa, the Pentagon said.
Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, was one of four Air Force members in the U-28 turboprop plane killed near Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, officials said...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Jury selection is expected to begin Wednesday in the election fraud case against veteran political consultant Julius Henson after a Baltimore judge rejected a defense request to throw out the charges.
Baltimore Circuit Judge Emanuel Brown ruled Tuesday...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Since the arrival of the New Year, America's Nigerian diaspora, including its significant community in Maryland, must be dismayed by the news from Africa's most populous country. The reluctance ofNigeria'sgovernment to prevent or punish violence between...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Mitt Romney's ill-considered remark about the destitute, "I'm not concerned about the very poor," and his subsequent awkward explanation of it represented something more noteworthy than a rich man's gaffe. The question raised by the episode is not...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:45 AM
It was with great sadness that I saw the photos in The Sun of hunters posing triumphantly next to the carcasses of the animals that they had shot and killed in Africa ("Africa calls adventurous hunters," Jan. 29). Included in the photos were a dead...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Robert W. "Bob" Roche, a former Peace Corps volunteer who later worked in Africa with Catholic Relief Services, died Jan. 12 of undetermined causes at Sanctuary at Holy Cross, a Burtonsville senior living community.
The Columbia resident was 61.
| Jan 17, 2012
Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community.
The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94.
Eleanor A. McNelis...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Watch out, NeNe: In this episode, Kim takes a visit to the gun range. Meanwhile, Cynthia and Phaedra try to get their hubbies to kiss and make up, and Kandi's mom is plotting to mend a broken friendship.
It's date night for Kim and Kroy, and what's more...
| Nov 5, 2008
Barack Obama, the Illinois Democrat who built a campaign and a movement around the promise of change, won a resounding victory over Republican John McCain Tuesday night, becoming the first black president in U.S. history.
Choosing a steady 47-year-old...
| Nov 5, 2008
Halfway through his meal of grilled goat meat and lemon-scented tomato chunks, Dishon Kimani, 31, leaped out of his seat and pumped his fists in the air.
"Oh my God! He took Ohio!" he announced as CNN declared the state for Barack Obama. "This thing is...
| May 18, 2008
By age 6, Benjamin Todd Jealous had read through all of the books about African-Americans in his elementary school library and inquired why there weren't more.
At 7, he told his family that he wanted to become a civil rights lawyer. At 14, he organized...