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Even for practiced Virginia commuters, Metro SafeTrack Surge No. 8 poses challenges

Additionally, in the aftermath of the July 29 Silver Line derailment caused by degraded tracks at a juncture where trains cross to shift from one...

Prince George's County community calendar, Aug. 11-17, 2016

2 p.m. Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. 301-817-3750. www.pgcmls.info. Free. Learn to fish .... 10:30 a.m. Laurel Library Temporary Branch, 8101...

A new Mormon temple opens in Philadelphia, offering a glimpse into a secret shrine

Only Mormons can enter these striking buildings in cities from Salt Lake City to Silver Spring to São Paulo to Sydney. But in ... “It's...

Metro believes track defect caused Friday derailment

Metro investigators believe that Friday's derailment at the East Falls Church station was caused by a defect known as “wide gauge,” in which the two...

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

At mid-afternoon Friday, Metro officials announced that Orange and Silver Line service through East Falls Church would remain suspended through Saturday. See more details in...

'I've exhausted all other options': This is why people try out for 'The Bachelor'

“I've tried online dating and meeting people around town, but it's just – I don't know,” sighs 26-year-old Chelsea, a home organizer from Silver Spring,...

Maryland open houses July 9-10

611 Linthicum St Noon to 3 pm $429,900. 20852. 815 Jefferson St E 1 pm to 4 pm $612,000. 5959 Valerian Lane 1 pm to...

There are two Washingtons, and this week you can see both of them on screen

We've been binge-watching TV for a while. Now we're binge-watching documentaries. ESPN's series “O.J.: Made in America” has recently captured the popular imagination, and Netflix's...

Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, June 9-15, 2016

Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. www.olneytheatre.org. $42-$65. “Matt & Ben” Flying V Theatre presents ... and Andrea Romero, a singer-dancer. 1-2 p.m.

Maryland open houses May 21-22

20852. 11911 Castlegate Ct #42 2 pm to 5 pm $724,900. 20855. 5708 Birchwood Ct 1 pm to 3 pm $689,000. 7104 Needwood Rd 1...

Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work

Another shutdown, for 16 days beginning Aug. 20, will start at the Eastern Market station, which serves the Blue, Orange and Silver lines, and reach...

Exploring the far-flung natural beauty of the Bahamas' 'out' islands

Viewed from the sandy Atlantic shore, the turquoise water no longer caused worry, but beckoned. ... In the water was plenty of life — a...

Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, April 28-May 4, 2016

“Leading Men of Hollywood's Golden Age” AFI Silver Theatre's series, featuring the Hollywood men who rose to stardom during the Golden Age, continues with Howard...

This couple says everything they were told about their sperm donor was a lie

Eight years ago, Angela Collins and Elizabeth Hanson thought they had found the one — the man whose sperm would help them have their first...

Community events in Loudoun County

“Eagle Marks on American Silver” A presentation by Catherine B. Hollan. 2 p.m. Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. balchlib@leesburgva.gov. 703-737-7195. Free. Sunday...

Style Invitational Week 1166: Questionable Journalism, plus winning Oniony headlines

'Well, That's 10 Seconds I'll Never Get Back' To Replace 'I Just Threw Up A Little In My Mouth' As 'Ebola of Lame,' According To...

Kasich in Michigan: An 'anti-Trump' who's not anti-anybody

The dream: Michigan as a sequel to New Hampshire, where an evanescing Rubio campaign and appeal to independents allowed Kasich to win the silver. Cruz,...

Uber driver who killed six in Kalamazoo shooting spree chose victims 'at random,' authorities say

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — County officials say that a shooter who killed six people and injured two others here Saturday was an Uber driver who appears...

Care facility executive pops in each day on a special resident: his mom

Jean Sullivan, a 90-year-old doctor with silver hair neatly cut below her chin, stared ahead and said nothing. Then, from the ... He has a...

Maryland open houses Feb. 6-7

12619 Brickyard Blvd Noon to 4 pm $374,990. 7222 Silver Thorn Way Noon to 4 pm $334,990. 7232 Silver Thorn Way Noon to .... 321...

Former Maryland basketball star Walt Williams stays on top of his game as a high school assistant coach

But nowadays, the 45-year-old father of three spends his afternoons at a high school gym in Sandy Spring. He's not just an ex-NBA player to...

Prince George's County community calendar, Jan. 14-20, 2016

4 p.m. Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. 301-817-3750. www.pgcmls.info. Free, registration required. ... 11 a.m. Laurel Library Temporary Branch, 8101 Sandy...

Avoid the megaresorts of Mexico in Tulum, a hipster mecca on the Yucatan Peninsula

It's midnight in Mexico, and my husband and I are sitting silently in the back seat of a small gray car, about an hour and...

Review: Jennifer Lawrence carries ambitious, imperfect 'Joy'

By Sandy Cohen | AP December 22 at 5:38 PM ... Returning Russell collaborators Robert DeNiro (”Silver Linings Playbook”) and Cooper (”Silver Linings Playbook,” ''American...

After centuries beneath the sea, Colombia says the 'holy grail' of treasure ...

The “Holy Grail of shipwrecks” — thought to contain at least $1 billion and as much as $14 billion in emeralds, silver and gold —...

Montgomery County community calendar, Dec. 3-10 2015

Resident Artists Open House and sales Sales and demos by up to nine working artists in paint, clay, silver, enamels and fabric, many using materials...

How to celebrate the holidays in DC, from tree lightings to 'A Christmas Carol'

27 at Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney. 301-924-3400. www.olneytheatre.org. $18-$36. It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio ..... Like a temple for...

Home sales in Loudoun and Fauquier counties

Pembridge Ct., 20519-Christian A. Ruiz to Robert L. Hanson, $499,900. Rhyolite Pl., 47682-John R. Vitikacs to Brian W. ... Chestermill Terr., 43227-Elizabeth R. Mortera to...

Hints From Heloise: Can anti-tarnish bags be washed?

Dear Heloise: In cleaning a relative's home, I found two large drawstring bags to keep silver from TARNISHING. One is big enough to hold a...

Prince George's County community calendar, Oct. 8-14, 2015

10:30 a.m. Laurel Library Temporary Branch, 8101 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel. 301-776-6790. www.pgcmls.info. Free. Montpelier Fall .... For ages 5-12. 4 p.m. Spauldings Library, 5811...

Prince William County home sales

Hanson Lane, 2021-Michael L. Benner to Barry K. Mullen, $550,000. Kensington Park Dr., 15356-Timothy B. Nichols to Kevin Hicks, $300,000. Lighthouse Lane, 12746-Julius Yelder Jr.

What a massive sexual assault survey found at 27 top US universities

Student “sexual assault is a serious national problem, occurring with unacceptable frequency at Cornell and on campuses across the country,” Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett said.

New York Fashion Week: Dazzling artistry. Bold ideas. Gorgeous styling. And ...

(blog)His flapper skirts were embellished with silver washer-like decoration. There were peasant-style bodices on dresses, a beautifully ... The next group, in a sort...

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

(blog)But there are plenty of festivals, including the Prince George's County Fair at Rosecroft Raceway, the Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park...

Washington-area obituaries of note

9 at a nursing home in Sandy Spring, Md. The cause was complications from a bacterial infection, said his wife, Mary Quarles. Dr. Quarles, a...

Anne Arundel County and Howard County home sales

Beech Tree Rd., 909-David R. and Elizabeth Hartung to Federal National Mortgage Association, $286,484. Cedar Dr., 1876-David C. ... Elmmede Rd., 3117-John C. Speake and...

Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Sept. 3-9, 2015

... with a kickoff event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Through Dec. 30. Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Rd., Sandy Spring. ... Friday and Sunday-Monday at 2:15...

Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Sept. 3-9, 2015

6-10 p.m. Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School, 16701 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring. 240-389-4386. ... 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fountain Plaza Stage at Downtown Silver Spring,...

What Hurricane Katrina has taught us about 'post-traumatic growth'

ABC NewsWas there someone to blame, like Osama bin Laden or other terrorists, or the different shooters who killed 32 people in 2007 at Virginia...

Washington-area obituaries of note

Mrs. Auerbach, a Sandy Spring resident, was born Hortense Henson in Monett, Mo. She joined Gallaudet University in 1962 and lived in the Washington area...

Religion events from around the Washington area

Pilgrim Church United Church of Christ, social hall, 2206 Briggs Rd., Silver Spring. Suggested donation, $5 to $10. The Rev. Jessie Lowry, jessdoerrer@gmail.com. ... Following...

After a lifetime of capturing what was, Christenberry faces what is

A long time gone since he walked out of his light-filled studio in the adjacent lot and told Sandy that “something's wrong.” Although his friends...

In Belmont Stakes, coming up short of a Triple Crown can haunt the jockey for ...

Salon“They're not able to withstand the rigors of the Triple Crown campaign and then cap it off with a mile and a half at 'Big...

2015 Eisner Award nominations announced, and the early winner is…Little Nemo

FOR LITTLE NEMO, today is the stuff dreams are made of. Several books about “Little Nemo in Slumberland” and its legendary creator, Winsor McCay, received...

Washington-area obituaries of note

Mrs. Wells, a Silver Spring resident, was born Ruth Horland in Newark. During World War II, she served in the Women's Army Corps as an...

Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, April 9-15, 2015

Doors open at 7 p.m. concert at 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesvill Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $22. “Next to ... Olney Theatre Center,...

Lew Newmyer, founder of Armand's Chicago Pizzeria, dies at 92

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Sandy Shaffer Newmyer of Silver Spring; five children from his first marriage, Steve Newmyer of Potomac, Md., Ron...

Washington-area obituaries of note

Dr. Pincus, a Silver Spring resident, was born in Brooklyn. He spent 25 years ... Dr. Gibian, a Sandy Spring resident, was born Tomas Gibian...

Why Obama's key trade deal with Asia would actually be good for American ...

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), this mechanism would protect U.S. firms against predatory regulatory interventions by member governments. Anti-competitive asymmetries in the world trade system disproportionately harm...

Going Out Guide

New African Film Festival The 11th annual showcase of new films and filmmakers from across the continent opens with “Triangle — Going to America,” attended...