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  • Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor

    Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor
    Emeline S. Kroiz, a retired book editor whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 7 of heart failure at her home in Harper House in Cross Keys. She was 78. The daughter of Carl Schick, a baker, and Emeline Schick, Emeline Schick was born and...
  • Memorabilia donated to the Aberdeen Room

    Bad winter weather comes and goes, but the Aberdeen Room continues to receive donations of memorabilia from those who have saved important items in their desks, attics and basements. Randy McDowell brought one of the 1992 centennial plates and a 1980...
  • From vice, MK Asante finds his voice

    From vice, MK Asante finds his voice
    Young buck. Buck wild. Make a buck. Buck the system. The buck stops here. "Buck" stops here. In his office at Morgan State University, MK Asante, the youngest professor ever to receive tenure at the school, is reflecting upon his teen years in the...
  • For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery

    For Lippman, a fictional take on a true Baltimore mystery
    Baltimore novelist Laura Lippman's husband, David Simon, once suggested that she write a novel based on the real-life disappearance of local gambling kingpin Julius "The Lord" Salsbury. Naturally, she ignored him. "David saw the story with a reporter'...
  • "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app

    "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app
    A new app from the publishers of "The Handy Answer Book for Kids" is a great resource for curious kids (and their parents, who — gasp — actually don’t know everything). Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow...
  • French-inspired baby food recipes

    French-inspired baby food recipes
    When it comes to mealtime with baby, are the French onto something that we’re missing in the States? Jenny Carenco’s “Bébé Gourmet: 100 French-Inspired Baby Food Recipes for Raising an Adventurous Eater” suggests that might be...
  • Second 'emergency room thriller' for doctor

    Second 'emergency room thriller' for doctor
    Dr. D. Bruce Foster's book, "This Way To Paradise," was released Dec. 9. The book is the second novel featuring Dr. Alex Randolph, who is also the protagonist in Foster's first novel, "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," published in 2011. Foster, a 1963 graduate...
  • Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
    When the CIA's chief lawyer, John Rizzo, first came across the term "enhanced interrogation technique" shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he was struck by the phrase's deceptive blandness. The words sounded mild, possibly even salutary. But...
  • Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction

    Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction
    They were novels discussed in whispers during class, passed around among groups of friends and read by flashlight late into the night. They explored serious topics — race and class, body image, sex, addiction, divorce. And, says author and...
  • Sharon's style missed [Commentary]

    Sharon's style missed [Commentary]
    Former Israeli premier Ariel Sharon's death is a stark reminder of the absence of strong leadership in Israel today. More than their differences in physical appearance or demeanor, what distinguished Sharon from current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
  • Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters

    Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters
    When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
  • CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?

    CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?
    CBS News put correspondent Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan on leave Tuesday in the wake of an internal investigation that was critical of their flawed report on the attack on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya. The Sept. 11, 2012 attack...