| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Tatyana McFadden, the Columbia-raised Paralympic world champion, was in town last Thursday evening at Atholton High School to accept her plaque as one of the 2014 inductees into the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame. As expected, she —...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Although you've barely put away your bathing suits, the folks at nearby ski and winter resorts have been preparing, almost since the last snow season ended, toward this winter.
No, we don't have 15,000-foot mountains that climb above the tree line, but...
| Feb 17, 2008
A snow storm threatening to become Maryland's worst paralyzed the state with a one-two punch of fast-falling snow and blustery winds that choked roads, grounded Baltimore- Washington International Airport and created waist-high snow drifts that made...
| Feb 6, 2010
| 6:55 PM
Roof collapses in Southern Maryland
Updated 9:53 p.m.:
A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington.
| Feb 7, 2010
| 1:37 PM
Transit services coming back slowly
Updated at 4:35 p.m. Mass transit service in Maryland was making a slow recovery from the weekend's snowstorm. with light rail offering service to a limited number of stations this afternoon and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The West Fork Rail Trail is one the sweetest rail trails in West Virginia.
It runs 23 miles from Durbin in Pocahontas County north to Glady in Randolph County in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. It follows two streams: the north-flowing West Fork of...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:24 AM
I’ve never competed in a marathon. To be honest, even the idea of it sounds daunting. So to me, the fact that in 2013 Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair divisions of the Boston, Chicago, London, and New York City marathons is downright...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair."
But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Duathlons and triathlons start gaining momentum around this time of year. Out in Bloomsburg, the Pennsylvania Biathlon Club is holding a running biathlon, that is, a 4-kilometer run with two shooting stops on May 17 at Whitetail Preserve, 118 Boulevard...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:01 PM
MEN'S INDIVIDUAL (NORMAL HILL)
When: Feb. 12.
Best of the U.S.: Four-time Olympian Billy Demong and five-time Olympian Todd Lodwick.
Best of the rest: Jason Lamy Chappuis of France is the defending champion.
U.S. chances to medal: Lodwick finished...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:12 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Pope Francis is unfazed as the wind blows his collar up into the air during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Krasnaya Polyana, Russia: Members of Germany's Nordic combined ski team jump for joy...