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  • Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts marks 40 years of inspiring young talent

    Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts marks 40 years of inspiring young talent
    In 2003, the twice-Oscar-nominated actor Ed Norton, known for his intensity in films including “Fight Club” and “The Incredible Hulk,” sat down for an interview with James Lipton, host of the Bravo television show “Inside the...
  • House race a loss for labor, too

    As he campaigned in the most closely watched congressional race in Maryland, state Sen. Rob Garagiola had an advantage his fellow Democratic candidates envied: the support of the politically powerful labor movement. More than a stamp of approval,...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP

    Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP
    Everyone wants to meet the new guy. And so as Benjamin Todd Jealous works the room at Baltimore's Annie E. Casey Foundation, there is a receiving line of sorts that forms everywhere he turns. Roslyn M. Brock, vice chairman of the National Association...
  • NAACP head hopes to mobilize voters

    By age 6, Benjamin Todd Jealous had read through all of the books about African-Americans in his elementary school library and inquired why there weren't more. At 7, he told his family that he wanted to become a civil rights lawyer. At 14, he organized...
  • Pelton the next big thing?

    Neither Michael Phelps nor Katie Hoff swam Friday at U.S. nationals. Phelps had to pull out of the 100-meter freestyle with neck pain, and Hoff withdrew from her final two events, putting an end to a meet where she never felt right physically or mentally....
  • Truth or consequences

    When pitching great Roger Clemens and his former trainer, Brian McNamee, answered questions from a congressional committee yesterday about Clemens' alleged steroid use, one of them wasn't telling the truth. That disconnect in credibility, rather than...
  • Factor VII timeline

    • March 1999 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Recombinant Activated Factor VII for treating bleeding in patients with rare forms of hemophilia. • May 1999 -- U.S. Army Col. John B. Holcomb and Israeli Dr. Uri Martinowitz...
  • As journalism remakes itself, students follow

    As journalism remakes itself, students follow
    The newsroom of The Diamondback, the student paper at the University of Maryland, College Park, retains the feel of an old-school city room. Framed front pages line the walls and bound volumes of yellowing issues collect dust on tables. Daily meetings are...
  • Alonso comes 'as is'

    Alonso comes 'as is'
    He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening. Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...
  • From Cuba to Baltimore

    Andrés Antonio Alonso •Born: June 14, 1957, in Jovellanos, Cuba •Personal: Single; one adopted son, Joel, 33 •Residence: Fells Point •Education: Bachelor of Arts in history and English, Columbia University, 1979; Juris Doctor,...
  • Obama Library foundation raises more than $850,000

    Obama Library foundation raises more than $850,000
    A Chicago investment manager with strong ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among the contributors who have collectively donated more than $850,000 to the foundation overseeing the development of President Barack Obama’s presidential library, according...