| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:34 PM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to his senses and canceled the NYC marathon. But he didn't sound very happy about it. He can take credit for finally doing the right thing even if he had little choice. The visual juxtaposition of runners waiting...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 90 and southeast winds 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 70 and...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Before we get going, here's a semi-spoiler alert: William Close and his earth harp did not win "America's Got Talent." I held off trying to predict winners the whole time I've been doing this and last night, I got a little confident, told everybody...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:26 AM
You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that message at the London Olympics.
Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life?
These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Pining for homemade pie, but don't want to crank up the oven while summer's still upon us? Then skip those preheating rituals in favor of no-bake pies.
Also known as icebox pies, these delightfully retro desserts require minimal fuss and kitchen time,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Growing up in Bethesda, Giuliana Rancic thought there was nothing more glamorous than the news women she saw on TV. First at the University of Maryland, College Park, then at graduate school in Washington, she trained to join their ranks, heading with...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Baltimore's Jim McKay anchored the first American telecast of the Summer Olympics in 1960 from a primitive CBS studio in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Coverage of the Rome Games totaled 20 hours and cost the network $394,000 in rights fees.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:21 PM
How can you concoct a perfect Twitter war?
1) Be a right-wing pundit with an active Twitter account. (Preferably someone sanctimonious.)
2) Find a hip hop artist who isn't Will Smith with an active Twitter account.
3) Listen to some of the hip hop...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It was like something out of a Hollywood movie — a musty attic in a stately old home, a forlorn-looking dollhouse perched against one wall and underneath it, a mysterious dust-covered box wrapped in twine.
But what Karl Kissner and his cousin,...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Thursday morning, ABC senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper posted a TwitPic of "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with the cutline "woman of the hour."
I can appreciate a newsperson congratulating a colleague, and I have to admit I...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:23 PM
I have been meaning to write a big piece about CBS News and "This Morning" for two weeks. But other assignments took precedence, so now I'll have to write a much smaller piece a day late after the network has already celebrated 100 days of its revamped...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:06 PM
St. Mark School is gearing up to show its Lions' pride in the Catonsville Fourth of July parade.
More than 75 Home and School Association volunteers have been busy planning, building, painting and putting on the final touches for the school's War of...