| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:16 AM
The United Nations predicts that by October, the number of humans on the planet will exceed 7 billion. The organization simultaneously reports that nearly 1 billion people on the planet are hungry. The knee-jerk response is that farmers can't keep up....
| Jul 3, 2012
Moving one's household is such a pain in the gluteus maximus. It
doesn't seem to matter how much or how little time one has in which to
do the move; it is still such a pain.
happens when the move involves going from a
place where one has...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:58 AM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The president of the University of Virginia was reinstated on Tuesday by the school's board, whose surprise decision to force her out two weeks ago set off a wave of protests by faculty and students.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Mychal Parker will not finish his college basketball career at Loyola.
According to a source close to the Greyhounds, Parker did not fulfill his academic requirements during his last semester at Maryland, rendering him ineligible to play for Loyola....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Last week's report that Baltimore's population continues to shrink was not good news but hardly surprising, given the city's history. The drop was modest compared to the residential losses Baltimore has experienced in years past, but more importantly, the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Rhonda Winkler has never been contacted by so many strangers in her life.
Soldiers from all across the country have been emailing her and sending her Facebook messages with notes of appreciation. Mothers have been thanking her for setting a good...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:52 PM
We were in high day-before-the-move-gear on Tuesday. I was in the Rodgers Forge house where my sister moved on Wednesday, when I felt a heavy thud. I thought the two men who had come to clean the rug had turned on the nozzle from their truck full throttle...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Thomas W. Brundige III, a retired lawyer and decorated World War II veteran, died Aug. 31 of respiratory failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore.
The former longtime Stevenson resident was 90.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Thomas...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Sea level around the Chesapeake Bay is rising. Larger-than-ever storm surges are a certainty. Land is sinking further. The time has come to plan an orderly human retreat from more development along the watershed's low-lying edges.
The science that...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:10 PM
There were multiple bruises on Yeardley Love's body when she died in May 2010, according to testimony from a medical examiner Monday in the murder trial of her former University of Virginia boyfriend, George Huguely V, who's accused of beating the 22-...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:58 PM
— Prosecutors in the Charlottesville murder trial of George Huguely V plan to rest their case Wednesday, on the sixth day of testimony, against the former University of Virginia student, having portrayed him — largely through his own words...