| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas.
And though Police Commissioner...
| Aug 20, 2013
Fawn Weaver has been married to her husband Keith for almost 10 years, and she's also (drum roll please) incredibly happy. As the founder of HappyWivesClub.com (which has close to 200,000 members from 110 different countries), she wants people to know...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Crazy Ladies Book Tour stops in Newport News
Take two long-time friends, two writing careers, two new books, pair them up in a Honda Civic for a summertime of travel, and you'll get a recipe for fun.
North Carolina authors Peggy Payne ("Cobalt Blue,"...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Top city leaders are supporting an effort to tighten Baltimore's curfew law that could require children younger than 14 to be off the street as early as 9 p.m.
Councilman Brandon M. Scott introduced legislation Monday that would abolish the city's...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
I have forgotten who wrote; we need not agree upon the answer, to be friends we need only agree that the subject bears discussion.
With that, I start by posing a somewhat rhetorical question; in any conversation do we learn more from someone's opinion...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
At a June hearing, a Philadelphia judge became so exasperated at defendant Robert Williams' seeming cluelessness about his need to keep his probation appointments that she ordered him to take “etiquette” classes before returning to court....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It’s 10 p.m. Friday and I’m at home starting to write a review of Friday night’s show at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center by “Saturday Night Live” comedian Seth Meyers. That’s because tonight there was no opening act...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:25 AM
I confess that, directed by your letters, I do not write enough about Islam or Muslim spiritual life. To help to correct my lacuna, I've decided not to let the holy Muslim month of Ramadan pass this year without sending along to all of you...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Southern Baptists are looking for 1 million men willing to forgo pornography for a year.
"Internet pornography is the perfect trap because it hooks men and then men don't know what to do," Lakeland Baptist pastor Jay Dennis told the Baptist Press....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
An attorney for the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad a three-page letter complaining about the City Commission’s prayers during public meetings.
Danville’s practice of “prayer at...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals.
But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...