| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Tim Gregory is fond of telling schoolchildren that his music career began while playing his mother's pots and pans with pencils as a kid. It's a testament to his credo that "everything is a potential instrument."
Gregory not only encourages playing...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Shabir Malik is still waiting for "the good times" to return to the Rotunda.
Malik, a restaurateur, said he and fellow merchants have held out hope for the long-delayed redevelopment of the half-empty shopping center in the Roland Park area. But their...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
After years of impasse, a behind-the-scenes deal between Giant Food and Rotunda owner Hekemian & Co. could make long-awaited redevelopment of the mall in Hampden a reality.
In an agreement inked last week, New Jersey-based Hekemian agreed to let Giant...
| Feb 9, 2012
Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
| Feb 16, 2012
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Pentagon legal official approved war crimes charges Wednesday for a Pakistani detainee at Guantanamo who is accused of joining al-Qaida and taking part in a series of post-Sept. 11 terror plots after spending much of his...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
There has been widespread fury in Afghanistan and parts of neighboring Pakistan over the burning of the Quran at the Bagram Air Base. Several U.S. and NATO servicemen have been killed by angry Afghans, and violent demonstrations continue days after the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
It seems the Army is investigating charges that soldiers were denied a diagnosis ofpost-traumatic stress disorderin order to save money ("Chief of Army medical center suspended in PTSD probe," Feb. 22).
Trillions of tax dollars have been wasted on...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Watching Rick Santorum rise in the polls by positioning himself as the real Christian presidential candidate is like watching the sequel of a horror movie — one I literally lived through in the 1980s while growing up in Pakistan. There, another...
| Oct 23, 2009
| 4:22 PM
The owner of the place where I take my car told me about it. I got an e-mail from a reader. My husband overheard someone from Pakistan praising the food. All in the same week.So last night I stopped by......
| Dec 9, 1997
This is where the world dumps its ships, worn out and ready to be torn apart.To the left and right, ships lie stranded along six miles of beach, in a hundred stages of demolition. Tankers, freighters, fish processors and destroyers -- smashed, cut,...