| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield.
For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Baltimore County police arrested a juvenile last week and charged him with second-degree assault, alleging that he confronted a security officer and waved what appeared to be a handgun in the parking lot of the Walmart in Cockeysville.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Baltimore County police have charged a 23-year-old Cockeysville woman with assault in connection with a stabbing Tuesday evening at her home on Lord Byron Lane.
Samantha Steck faces first- and second-degree assault charges. A judge set bail at $25,000,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Piraeus, the port of Athens, Greece. is popular both as embarkation/disembarkation point for Eastern Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises, as well as a stop (sometimes overnight) on voyages in that part of the world that originate and end in other ports....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Sometimes I wonder how many books I've read in my four decades. Thousands, anyway — maybe tens of thousands — since the first one, about a choo-choo, when I was not quite 3. Right up to Anne Carson's “Autobiography of Red,”...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:36 PM
How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:13 PM
It was a very surprising answer to a common question, at least for singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson.
When asked Thursday during a phone interview how life has been treating him, he responded: "Everything is really good. I have no complaints at all...
| Jan 21, 2011
Prolific character actor
Paul Picerni, 88, a prolific character actor who costarred in the television series "The Untouchables" and was featured in the 1953 horror movie "House of Wax," died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:51 AM
CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to explore the colleges, pubs, green spaces and leafy towpaths of Cambridge, England? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a visit to the city that is home to one of world's...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:36 PM
"This Thing Called the Future"
By J. L. Powers
Cinco Puntos Press, 208 pages, $16.95
Ages 13 and up
Khosi is a 14-year-old girl living on the edge of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She has no luxuries in her life. She lives a small shack with her...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:24 PM
For Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday, several of her close friends presented her with poems to mark the occasion. They understood the significance of poetry in her life, how she learned to understand it by looking through volumes, deciphering marks in...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Rose Kennedy was a woman who took a special interest in what her granddaughters wore and how they wore it, her granddaughter Caroline says in her recently published poetry anthology.
At a lunch on Wednesday, Caroline Kennedy described the time she and...