| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and we've all declared our love for family, friends and others at Valentine's Day, it won't be long before local Christians begin the six week observance of Lent.
Our area churches will inaugurate the Lenten...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Americans will get to see their 16th president in an entirely new light when the 3D movie, "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" is released this summer. It's based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, one of the popular remixes that brought together classic...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Howard County students spent part of their weekend celebrating Black History Month with a bit of friendly competition.
Students from 15 elementary and middle schools took to the stage on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City to...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:03 AM
In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:28 PM
He lives a continent away, and serves aboard an aircraft carrier soon to be deployed to the Arabian Sea. But a 3,000-mile stretch won't stop Lieutenant Commander Scott Brown, USN, from rooting on Loyola, his alma mater, in Thursday's Turkey Bowl...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:02 AM
The first look at Daniel Day-Lewis as the headliner in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," shows an eerie resemblance to the Civil War-era president. Lewis was caught at a restaurant in Richmond, a city that was the capital of the Confederacy and that still...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Rick Santorum, who appears to have taken this week's lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the presidency, accused President Obama the other day of following a "phony theology," elevating earth above humankind. On Face the Nation yesterday,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:01 PM
A collector charged with conspiring to steal valuable historic documents taken from museums in Maryland and several other states is alleging that he was illegally arrested in Baltimore by city officers who lacked enough evidence to place him in custody....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
—When President Barack Obama went to Fort Bragg the other day to proclaim the end of the nearly nine-year war in Iraq, it was hardly what you would call a traditional victory lap. There was no wild V-I Day to match the V-E and V-J Days that kicked...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Weeks after the weird June 29 windstorm that swept the Mid-Atlantic, I can't shake the feeling of being in an episode of "The Twilight Zone," the 1960s TV series that warned of living selfishly. A dash of Rod Serling spiking a large dollop of Catholic...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The GOP is constantly puffing up their vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, as the most honest politician to come along since President Abraham "Honest Abe" Lincoln, claiming that he's not afraid to tell people the hard truth no matter what the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The citizens of the "Free State" have clearly demonstrated their constitutional right to petition to referendum legislation enacted by the General Assembly that they feel is contrary to the will of the majority ("Political map is headed for vote," July...