| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Paul Dickson, a Garrett Park resident, loves the origins of words and is a compiler of word books and dictionaries.
So imagine my delight and pleasure when my friend, Mary Garson, who is also fascinated with etymology, gave me a copy of Dickson's...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Janice Jackson remembers being a 20-something flirting with the young men who worked at the Baltimore rehabilitation center where she visited her brother as he was recovering from a car accident that left him paralyzed.
Three years later, they would be...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:35 AM
For all the clamor from the White House and many in Congress to address the American scourge of gun violence, signs continue to point to a half-measure solution at best.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union plea to the nation's lawmakers that the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Last April, when a North Korean missile launch appeared to be imminent, this newspaper published my commentary urging the U.S. to "get tough with North Korea." My determination that U.S. actions to date had produced little or no effect in deterring the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Dr. Ben Carson, a conservative darling since he critiqued President Obama’s health care overhaul at the National Prayer Breakfast last month, was met with several standing ovations at the Conservative Political...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A day after firing up conservatives and hinting at his own political aspirations at a conference in Prince George's County, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson kept his distance from the Republican Party during a national television appearance Sunday,...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
It might have been back in February when he got under the skin of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on CBS' "Face the Nation."
Or maybe it was in May when he went toe to toe with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on NBC's "Meet the Press."
None of the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Inhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes and the whole world is watching.
Watching but maybe not really seeing and certainly not fully grasping. Those unhappy news truths became clear as we chronicled the week's events from our frequent...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:24 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco’s 4,717-word speech sounded more like a presidential State of the Union address than an introduction to the conference’s football season, with inspirational quotes...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:36 AM
UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list:
ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.
In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Who’s keeping count out there? Because here’s another one for you — another black mom arrested for trying to work and do her best for her kids at the same time.
Good job, America.
This time it’s South Carolina’s Debra...