| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County.
Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:12 PM
In recent weeks, The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times and other newspapers have been carrying advertisements announcing the auction next week of Bohemia Manor Farm, which is perhaps one of Maryland's most historic estates, dating to the 17th century....
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Czechoslovakia had its share of heroes during the 40-plus years the Eastern European nation endured Soviet domination — most notably the reformers crushed during the infamous Prague Spring of 1968 and the protesters whose nonviolent Velvet...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
After a long drive from Arizona, prosecutors say, Dmytro Holovko pulled up to a meeting spot on Liberty Road and unloaded hundreds of pounds of marijuana — another successful shipment for a drug ring accused of using Baltimore as a hub in a...
| May 5, 2012
In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life.
And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Agnieszka Holland's Holocaust movies, like "Angry Harvest" and "Europa Europa," are a world away from concentration camp tear-jerkers like Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning smash "Life Is Beautiful."
Holland's films are uninhibited and sexual, gutsy and...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:20 AM
This week, Emily greets her six remaining suitors in Prague.
Arie's got a secret
Sarah: Emily and Arie ("Speed Racer") have a thrilling one-on-one date strolling through Prague. While kissing in front of picture-perfect scenes and annoying other...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word:
We are two days away from the...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Michael G. Rokos has traveled thousands of miles to pay homage to his American and Czech heritage and to the 28th U.S. president, who befriended his family nearly a century ago.
The lifelong Baltimorean will reconnect with cousins in the Czech Republic...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Heeeeere's Bucky with his take on this week's Amazing Race:This week’s leg begins with all of the teams heading to the airport to book a flight from Estonia to Prague, where they need to find a man in a Praga......
| Nov 30, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Here's Bucky with the week's look at The Amazing Race:(Guest Recapper’s Note: Commenters kindly pointed out last week—and correctly so—that I have been letting my personal bias creep into my weekly recap. This week, I'm going to try to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:38 AM
PRAGUE (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday there was probably no breakthrough in Tuesday's talks in Minsk between Russia President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko.
But he told a news...