| May 14, 2013
| 9:50 AM
In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:54 AM
"Claudie Hukill," on stage at Venus Theatre on C Street through Dec. 23, is a play about a poor family, struggling to survive hard economic times and personal tragedies in a West Virginia mining town.
Set in 1972, the play is filled with generational,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Whether Susan Rice jumped or was pushed from consideration to succeed retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, her removal from the equation clears one bone of partisan contention from President Barack Obama's plate as he heads into his second term....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:25 AM
A plain set is the congenial setting for the home truths imparted by Samm-Art Williams' "Home" at Rep Stage. Like the several wood platforms on which most of the action occurs, this play gets down to basics. The three actors have very few props or costume...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Wounded soldiers returning from war can find plenty of programs through nonprofits and the government that offer to help them re-enter the workforce.
The problem, according to a new report, is that there are so many employment programs, often...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
It's sometimes said that a lame-duck president is a weakened leader from the first day of his last term. The two-term limit of the 22nd Amendment, imposed by wrathful Republicans in 1951 in response to FDR's breach of the George Washington tradition, is...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Capitol College announced last week the creation of a new scholarship in remembrance of Brig. Gen. Harold R. Johnson, the college's fifth president.
The Brigadier General Harold R. "Johnny" Johnson and Marcia Baciu Johnson Scholarship was created by...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The Montpelier Arts Center is currently staging a special exhibition in celebration of Black History Month. "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Military Service in the United States" features the experience of black military personnel from the American...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging.
The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Dr. Charles E. Rath Jr. and Charles Shyab both earned the Bronze Star for their valor in battle, but neither soldier collected his medal.
At a recent ceremony at Fort Meade, the two veterans, who served in battles more than two decades apart, stood...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Roland Park resident was 85.
"Moreland was highly...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 12:02 PM
When Justen Garrity left the Army for the business world, his five years as an officer, experienced in combat, engineering and leadership, mattered little to prospective employers.
"The deck is stacked against the military in this job market," said...