| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Conceived during World War II, we 690-plus, mainly blue-collar teenagers commenced in 1962. From Parkville High in Baltimore County, we leaped into careers, college, marriage and the military with an enthusiasm our parents, who tended to be housewives...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Throughout the 1980s and '90s, there was a gold standard brand-name in consumer electronics: Sony. If you had disposable income and were interested in entertaining yourself, you were looking at Sony products first, and then working your way down.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:21 PM
For his fifth album, Citizen Cope needed "a shot of optimism," so he wrote its opening song, "One Lovely Day." The sparse, acoustic guitar-driven track finds its narrator trying to persuade a woman to come with him "to where there ain't no more pain."...
| Sep 9, 2012
For more than two decades, Chris Warner's business has taken him into a death zone 26,240 feet above sea level, where oxygen is thin, the weather is cruel and a single stumble can be fatal. A certified alpine guide, Warner has led nearly 200 international...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's re-election largely hinges on his ability to play young voters for suckers -- again -- and whether Mitt Romneywill let him.
In 2008, Mr. Obama won the youth vote by better than a 2-1 margin, 66 percent to 32 percent. Even more...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Starting today, users of the world's biggest social network will be able to declare their status as an organ donor -- just as easily as declaring their likes and relationship status -- in a move that could have a big impact in the organ transplant field....
| May 1, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Facebook has launched a program to promote organ donation, which grew from a conversation between the social media company's chief operating officer and a Johns Hopkins surgeon already passionate about the cause.
COO Sheryl Sandberg and Dr. Andrew M....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks.
Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Good news for consumers fed up with the high price of e-books: The Justice Department has warned Apple and five major publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal reported...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The great news for Baltimore and Maryland is that the University of Maryland Baltimore County's president, Freeman A. Hrabowski III, was named to Time's annual Top 100 influential people today.
Another person on the list: Walter Isaacson, known...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
The Time 100 Most Influential People in the World is, by and large, a grab-bag of politicos, entertainers and technology entrepreneurs. But it also gives a nod to the publishing world. Among the Time 100 are:
-- E.L. James, the pseudonymous author who...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:32 PM
The debates, starting Wednesday night, are Mitt Romney's last chance to turn around his campaign. He must communicate what he has failed to convey so far: his vision to give Americans a better life and deal with tough challenges, like the financial...