| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Happy President's Day, dear readers.
Monday, Feb. 18 is the official observance, but President George Washington's birthday is Feb. 22. Slice that cheery pie from Goll's Bakery, 234 North Washington Street, 410-939-4321 and toss a silver dollar across...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s.
Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Martin Van Buren was not the only sitting vice president elected president during the 19th century ("President Biden? History says no," Feb. 2).
Thomas Jefferson achieved the same distinction when, as vice president at the start of the century, he...
| Jan 27, 2013
Taft named Nationals' fifth racing president
One of the most popular baseball sideshows is the presidents mascots race during Nationals games in Washington, and the lineup just got a lot beefier with William Howard Taft joining the ranks of...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
It's sometimes said that a lame-duck president is a weakened leader from the first day of his last term. The two-term limit of the 22nd Amendment, imposed by wrathful Republicans in 1951 in response to FDR's breach of the George Washington tradition, is...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told the Maryland Senate Monday night that if George Washington were to return to the State House in Annapolis, he would warn Americans against a "spirit of hedonism" imperiling the gains of the American Revolution.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:32 PM
First, it was the silverware.
For more than six years, Moe's Southwest Grill has been selling its burritos at Annapolis' historic City Dock, the waterfront store among the few "fast-casual" restaurant chains to successfully set up shop despite the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:56 PM
William Deal Waxter III, a retired securities analyst and World War II veteran, died of a stroke Feb. 11 at Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Roland Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lombardy Place, he spent his summers at...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park.
The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:46 PM
It may be known as the Nation's River, but here where the Potomac carves its way between Maryland and Virginia, ownership is up for grabs.
A court battle that pits a group of property owners against two small paddling and tubing companies seeks...