| Jun 8, 2008
IN 2005 at the Sundance Theatre Lab, Daniel Breaker was perfunctorily reading a play in which he thought he was being offered a minor role, a character simply called Youth. But 20 pages into the quirky musical "Passing Strange," the actor was...
| Jul 29, 2008
Before his band the Black Kids could exist, singer-guitarist Reggie Youngblood had to lighten up. He always had seen himself as a deadly serious pop artiste, a brooding lovesick Romeo on the mike.
Paradoxically, there was plenty of subversive humor in...
| Jan 29, 2008
While his Republican rivals fought hard in the week before today's primary, Mike Huckabee was forced to largely forgo this expensive battlefield.
After his loss to Sen. John McCain in the South Carolina GOP primary Jan. 19, Huckabee arrived in Florida...
| Feb 7, 2008
| 9:00 AM
"American Idol" took a trip to Miami last week, and as we've come to expect, there was no shortage of untapped talent or of total nutjobs.
After a disturbing performance by meat market-worker/belching queen Shannon McGough, 25-year-old Robbie Carrico...
| Apr 7, 2009
Photographer Rocco Morabito, whose shot of a utility worker saving the life a fellow lineman who had been shocked by a high-voltage wire won a Pulitzer Prize in 1968, died Sunday. He was 88.
Morabito's health had been declining and he was in hospice...
| Jul 27, 2009
Harold W. Snider, a prominent advocate for the blind who helped craft legislation that expanded the civil rights of Americans with disabilities and aided in the launching of an audible newspaper service, died June 26 at his home in Rockville, Md., after a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:46 AM
UPDATED: "The Sound of Music" produced sweet ratings for NBC Thursday.
The live musical starring Carrie Underwood had the biggest audience nationally with 18.6 million viewers, according to updated ratings.
It was NBC's most-watched Thursday,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Filed under: Videos, Celebrities, TV/Movies With the untimely death of Paul Walker last weekend, production of Fast and Furious 7 was put on hold and the future of the franchise has been left in doubt, but showing that even this worst-case scenario...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
As a dude rarely seen in public without a hat, I'm disappointed that I never made the connection:
Dr. Seuss was a hat guy! My first clue should have been the main character in that classic children's tale, "The Cat in the Hat." Of course, that crazy cat...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Marissa Alexander had hoped the warning shot would scare her allegedly abusive husband. The two were in the middle of a heated argument when she picked up the gun and fired the fateful shot. She claimed Stand Your Ground, but a judge rejected that plea at...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project.
It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...