Latest from Steve Hendrix

In historically black Petersburg, African American and white residents talk about the blackface scandal and sexual assault allegations threatening three top state officials.

  • Feb 10, 2019

Capt. Rosemary Mariner, who died Jan. 24, was the first female pilot to fly a tactical fighter jet and command an aviation squadron.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Maryland Senate President Mike Miller is struggling to cope with Stage 4 prostate cancer that has metastasized to his spine. His colleagues are struggling, too.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Laurin Stennis designed a banner that could change how the world sees a state with a brutal racial history — and perhaps how it sees her famous family.

  • Jan 20, 2019

Truman seized the country's steel mills during the Korean War — and lost a Supreme Court challenge. Almost seven decades later, Trump has threatened to declare an emergency to build his border wall.

  • Jan 11, 2019

The poet's beloved "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" entered the public domain at midnight on New Year's Day along with a huge cache of other previously copyrighted material.

  • Jan 1, 2019

Seven ponies that roamed the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge have died of “swamp cancer.” And herd managers fear more could get sick.

  • Dec 31, 2018

The military's NORAD has been tracking Santa every Christmas Eve for 63 years. It all began when the command center's red phone rang and a kid was on the other end.

  • Dec 24, 2018

In a season of hope, five stories of second chances, of people who grabbed the chance to begin again.

  • Dec 24, 2018

The history of presidents speaking at funerals began with Lyndon Johnson paying tribute to poet Carl Sandburg.

  • Sep 1, 2018
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