Books that belonged to George Washington are shown on display highlighting the opening of the National Library for the Study of George Washington in DC. The library will open on September 27, 2013 and will serve as a worldwide repository for the books, letters, and papers of the first President of the United States. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

College Student Wins $62,900 Literary Prize

A senior at Washington College who grew up in Hunt Valley has been awarded a $62,900 literary prize.


File photo of Carol Burnett.  (credit: Jason LaVeris /Getty Images)

Carol Burnett Receives Top US Humor Prize In DC

When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week.