| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Nick Cienski is climbing to the 14 highest and grandest places in the world — because of what he's seen in some of what are effectively the lowest and most squalid.
In November 2014, the Upper Fells Point resident will scale Cho Oyu, the sixth-...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A Clarksville man has been charged by Howard County police in connection with the burglary of a church, a school and businesses in his community over the last few weeks.
Jason Wingo, 34, of 5657 Trotter Road in Clarksville, faces numerous counts of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:57 PM
After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Three-year-old Ava McKelvey of Mt. Airy, who has Down syndrome, and her baby brother, Michael, are about to be famous, with a photo of the pair set to appear on a giant screen in New York City's Times Square to kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Taking a class on how to download and upload e-books opened up a new world for senior citizen Betsy Cunningham.
Cunningham plans to take her laptop computer with her on vacation and to upcoming conferences in South America. But she was frustrated...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Steve Mosko was not exactly the best student when he graduated The John Carroll School in 1974.
In fact, "a guidance counselor told me I probably wasn't college material," Mosko, who's since become the head of a major television studio, recalled....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Longtime record collectors will have previous incarnations of releases in the 23-compact disc boxed set, "Leon Fleisher: The Complete Album Collection" from Sony Classical. Ultra-serious collectors, of course, will still have the original LPs from the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:26 AM
On an upper floor of the Peabody Conservatory the other day, the sound of a piano played by a single hand could be heard coming from Leon Fleisher's studio. Even through the closed, thick door, there was no mistaking the authority behind that sound....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Today in Los Angeles, streamed worldwide via WWE's many web and app platforms (I watched on YouTube), WWE held a news conference in advance of Sunday's SummerSlam. This year marks the 26th edition of the event, with the past five held at the Staples...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Toby Bozzuto seemed headed for a career in the music industry.
The son of Thomas S. Bozzuto, a founding partner of developer The Bozzuto Group, Toby Bozzuto interned for Blues Traveler in college, working in the band's management office in Carnegie...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Check back on this slug frequently for updated details about the Xbox release.
Microsoft today showcased details of its next-generation gaming platform, Xbox One, which will succeed the Xbox 360. The announcement at Microsoft's Redmond campus followed...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...