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  • Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

    Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth
    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'Call me Miss U.S.A'

    'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'Call me Miss U.S.A'
    This week on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," we finally get introduced to the second new housewife, Porsha Stewart, wife of former NFL athlete Kordell Stewart and granddaughter of late Civil Rights activist and chief field lieutenant for Dr. Martin...
  • 'Real Housewives of New York City' recap, episode 9, 'Dirty Ol' Dad

    'Real Housewives of New York City' recap, episode 9, 'Dirty Ol' Dad
    To say that this episode was uncomfortable is an understatement. Scene after scene we were left cringing as the housewives were groped, hit on, confronted, and bossed around. Perhaps the most awkward scenarios during the episode involved Aviva's father,...
  • This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day

    This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day
    In years past, Sima Blue would never have dreamed of stocking her Green Spring Station boutique with ivory sheath dresses, cream lace blazers and eggshell pleated skirts this late in the season. But times are changing. With major designers including...
  • 5 don't-miss events at the Baltimore Book Festival

    5 don't-miss events at the Baltimore Book Festival
    1)   Rachel L. Swarns:   While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America  Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
  • The war on, for and about women in Charlotte

    The war on, for and about women in Charlotte
    To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts. It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted fetuses torn in...
  • O'Malley speaks to Iowa delegates about party's future

    CHARLOTTE -- Speaking to members of Iowa's influential delegation to the Democratic convention on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a shot at several Republican governors while laying out a broad vision for the party that some suspect he hopes...
  • Four more years — for what?

    Four more years — for what?
    Democrats and Republicans can surely agree on one thing — if the presidential election were a popularity contest (which it isn't, as Al Gore famously observed when he ran against the affable George W. Bush), the current incumbent would be a shoo-...
  • Michelle Obama to hold two fundraisers in Maryland

    First lady Michelle Obama will visit Maryland next month for a pair of fundraisers -- including one in Baltimore -- during a campaign swing that will largely mirror a trip the president made through the state in June, Democratic officials said Wednesday....
  • From Sun Magazine: Fitness for fashion's sake

    From Sun Magazine: Fitness for fashion's sake
    It was a 90-degree spring morning in 2011, and I was struggling, my breath coming in gasps. I was on the last leg of a sprint triathlon, the run, and from across the way, I heard the unmistakable booming voice of Shawna. She was the personal trainer/...
  • O'Malley did his job — on and off stage

    O'Malley did his job — on and off stage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley did his job Tuesday night in Charlotte. He fired up the party faithful with a call and response: "Forward, Not Back." He hit the Republican nominee hard on his Swiss bank accounts — reinforcing a campaign message that Mitt...