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  • Former Ravens QB John Beck now a cult hero in Washington

    Former Ravens QB John Beck now a cult hero in Washington
    He has skin like an armadillo. He keeps wrestling championship belts in his locker. He poses for photos with dead animals. He has had a rocket arm since he was an infant. His mullet has become legendary. Former Ravens third-stringer John Beck is...
  • 'America's Next Top Model' back for 14th season

     
    It’s the 14th season of America’s Next Top Model, and we’ve basically seen it all. We all know what to expect — sob-story beauties, stank attitudes, dramatic transformations and extra loads of self-absorbed antics from creator/...
  • Malvo to face former mentor

    Lee Boyd Malvo is expected to take the stand against the man who calls him "my son" as early as today, in what promises to be the most dramatic moment so far in the Montgomery County murder trial of John Allen Muhammad. But the appearance by the 21-year-...
  • Mother Seton is a major presence in Emmitsburg

    In northernmost Frederick County sits Emmitsburg, an unassuming little town perhaps best known for the role it has played in the American Roman Catholic Church. Emmitsburg owes much to the Catholic refugees who came to the area looking for a place to...
  • 'Hairspray' is coming home, hon

    How do you bring Baltimore to Baltimore? With 10 semi-trailer trucks, 400 pairs of false eyelashes, six yards of feather boa trim, two mechanized rats and a lot of crossed fingers. Thirteen months after opening on Broadway and three months after winning...
  • 'Hairspray' yields many happy returns

    "Hairspray" will go down in theater history as the quintessential Broadway success story. The production, based on Baltimorean John Waters' 1988 cult movie, focuses on a tubby teenager who wins her way onto a local TV show in 1962 and integrates the...
  • A wide range of reactions to new pope

    When the Rev. Denis J. Sweeney heard the news, he tore down the halls of St. Mary's Catholic school in Annapolis, high-fiving students and encouraging them to shout, "Three cheers for the new pope." But 30 miles away, at the Hyattsville headquarters of...
  • 1st `Romper Room' teacher Nancy Claster dies at 82

    For a generation of children, a high point of their day was sitting in front of the television to watch "Romper Room," hoping Miss Nancy would see them in her "magic mirror." "Romper bomper stomper boo, tell me, tell me, tell me do, magic mirror tell...
  • Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text

    Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text
    In his opinion issued yesterday, Chicago-based Federal Judge Richard Posner, writing for a three-judge panel, didn't simply overturn the ban on gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana. In the words of Charles Pierce at Esquire, he "tore (it) into tiny...
  • Saudi Arabia's clerics condemn IS but preach intolerance

    DUBAI (Reuters) - When Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh described Islamic State and al Qaeda as "kharijites" last month, he was casting them as the ultimate heretics of Muslim history, a sect that caused the faith's first and...
  • Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview

    Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview
    A colorful and creative season of performances, exhibits and events for young and older has begun in the Lehigh Valley. It's a season of premieres and anniversaries. A season of classics and cutting edge works. A season of reflection and a season of fun....
  • Who are the Yazidis?

    Who are the Yazidis?
    It's tragic that the world pays attention to largely forgotten communities only in their moments of greatest peril. This week, we've watched as tens of thousands of Yazidis — a mostly Kurdish-speaking people who practice a unique, syncretic faith...