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  • Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future

    Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future
    Congressional wrangling over the future of the overdue, over-budget James Webb Space Telescope has split astronomers in a struggle over billions in funding. Astrophysicists worry that action in the U.S. House to eliminate funding for the Webb project,...
  • Probe expands into attempted theft of Maryland historical papers

    At the Maryland Historical Society, they're calling it the Great Cupcake Caper. Before being arrested by police on Saturday and charged with stealing dozens of historical documents, author and collector Barry H. Landau had brought cupcakes for the...
  • U.S. is wrong on Palestine

    U.S. is wrong on Palestine
    This week, the Palestinians will petition the U.N. Security Council for admission as a full member state. Admitting Palestine would be a nightmare for Israel and a serious problem for the United States. Nonetheless, President Barack Obama made the wrong...
  • Framed by History

    Framed by History
    Doug Groft admitted as he walked down the halls of Scott Key High School that he probably couldn't find his way around now, with all of the additions over the years. He could, however, remember clearly the four years he served in the U.S. Navy during...
  • Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and cocaine addiction

    Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and cocaine addiction
    Howard Markel's "An Anatomy of Addiction" starts, like a shot, on May 5,1884. A Bellevue Hospital orderly summons Dr. William Stewart Halsted to save the leg of a laborer who has fallen from a scaffolding. Famous for the speed and virtuosity of his...
  • History Matters: Visiting, dancing and great pitching

    100 Years Ago Visiting, dancing, and great pitching From the Lisbon social column: "Miss Louise Fisher has returned to Baltimore after spending sometime with her mother, Mrs. Ella A. Fisher. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton White have returned to Philadelphia...
  • History Matters: Truck driver jumps to the aid of distressed woman in 1936

    100 Years Ago Trusted home "Mrs. Frances Fogarty of N. Calvert St. Baltimore, visited her grandmother Mrs. John Cole during the past week. Mrs. Charles G. Summers Sr. have closed their summer home, "Trusty Friend Farms" and are occupying their...
  • Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making

    Success of U.S. women's soccer program years in the making
    It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce. Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
  • William Alfred Long, lacrosse referee

    William Alfred Long, lacrosse referee
    William Alfred Long, a retired fuel oil salesman and longtime referee of high school and college lacrosse, died of pneumonia Nov. 16 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore. The Homeland resident was 80. Born in Baltimore and raised in Irvington,...
  • Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the history buff

    Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the history buff
    It's a great time to be a history buff, with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War upon us. And there are plenty of other ways to delight history lovers with unique gifts. 1. Tour the United States Naval Academy through black and white photography,...
  • History Matters

    100 Years Ago Horses and POWs From the Woodbine social column: "Mr. Beverley B. Bennett is spending some time with relatives in Sykesville. Mr. Charles Krooner spent Wednesday in Westminster. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolbert spent Sunday with...
  • Ravens-49ers draw biggest Thursday night audience in NFL Network History

    Ravens-49ers draw biggest Thursday night audience in NFL Network History
    The numbers are preliminary overnights, but based on the 6.0 rating for last night's prime-time game between the Ravens and 49ers, the NFL Network is declaring it the largest Thursday night audience in the channel's history. A tweet from network...