Rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

U.S. 07/08/19, 13:47

A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government employees worked to drain puddles of standing water with ...

Produce markets create access to healthy, affordable food

Health 02/09/19, 09:01

Grace Thorne makes a point of keeping her Wednesday afternoons open.Those afternoons are for going to the market."The food is good. It's good-quality produce," Thorne said as she looked into her brown paper bag of apples, peppers, lettuce and broccoli.The 69-year-old Frederick resident is a regular visitor to Produce in ...

Former CIA officer portrayed in ‘Argo’ film dead at 78

U.S. 01/20/19, 13:44

A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio "Tony" Mendez died Saturday at an assisted-living center in Frederick, ...

Frederick actors take a star turn in ‘Thespian’ web series

Entertainment 12/24/18, 09:05

Sasha Carrera can at least appreciate the irony of playing Petra Antonelli on "Thespian," a Baltimore-based web series currently streaming on Amazon. On the show, her character is an alcoholic former actor, so desperate for cash that she has to live in her adult daughter's spare bedroom. She's been divorced ...

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