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At George Mason University, the return of campus tours brings back another sense of normalcy
The campus tour, a hallmark of the college experience, was deemed too dangerous when the coronavirus pandemic first hit.
Perspective | Critical race theory or not, let's tap into all students' potential
To those battling over critical race theory, here is my plea: Don't stop teachers from seeking the hidden potential of impoverished and minority children, the most important educational movement of the past 40 years.
As Algerians push France to open its colonial archives, the family of a man who vanished long ago yearns for answers
ALGIERS - At the time of his arrest, Slimane Asselah left only a rectangular brown suitcase behind.
2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital
AMMAN, Jordan - Two coronavirus patients died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Sunday after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's intensive care unit, the country's health minister said.
Restaurants are shelling out more for clams - making Flo's Clam Shack shuck its namesake dish
Though a sign outside proclaims the spot is "famous for clams," Flo's Clam Shack is taking a hiatus from hawking fried steamers.
The restaurant has been shelling out the crispy, salty dish for decades.
Purnell Choppin, virologist and head of institute that funds medical research, dies at 91
Purnell W. Choppin, a leading researcher on viral infections who later headed the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, one of the world's largest funders of biomedical research, died July 3 at his home in Washington.
As draft wraps, Caps anticipate completing deal with Alex Ovechkin by start of free agency
The Washington Capitals' main focus Saturday was building for the future, and they selected six players - including four defensemen - during the final day of the NHL draft.
Max Scherzer is scratched with triceps discomfort but expects to make his next start
BALTIMORE - Max Scherzer ambled into the dugout Saturday afternoon, looked at a small group of reporters and asked, "Did they tell you yet?"
Everyone tensed up a bit.
This easy peach crumble pie recipe spotlights summer's most sensual fruit
Peach Crumble Pie
6 tomato sandwich recipes that put the summer staple front and center
Tomatoes get put on sandwiches all the time, often as some kind of automatic addition without much thought. But that doesn't make them tomato sandwiches.