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  • Handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando at Macy's

    Handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando at Macy's
    Handbag designer and Ellicott City native Danielle DiFerdinando will make appearances at Macy's locations in White Marsh and Towson Town Center on Saturday to introduce her Danielle Nicole Summer 2013 collection. The visit will also mark the launch of her...
  • Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination

    Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination
    Jason Odell Williams doesn't yet know if he'll attend the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 or even for sure if he'll receive his own golden statuette. When the Columbia native got a text message July 18 from an executive producer of National Geographic...
  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • An immortal contribution

    Henrietta Lacks was an African-American mother of five living in Baltimore County's Turner Station when she died, unheralded, of cervical cancer at the age of 31. Yet the malignant cells that killed her, which were taken from a cervical tissue sample...
  • Hopkins didn't take advantage of Henrietta Lacks

    Hopkins didn't take advantage of Henrietta Lacks
    I take great exception to reporter Andrea K. Walker's characterization of Henrietta Lacks as "a poor black woman taken advantage of by a larger medical institution" in reference to the Johns Hopkins Hospital ("Lacks' family to have say in use of her...
  • Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films

    Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films
    Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67. "Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
  • Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore

    Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore
    Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
  • Obama touts progress, 'unfinished business' on race

    Obama touts progress, 'unfinished business' on race
    The nation has made progress toward the dream of racial equality envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama told tens of thousands on the National Mall on Wednesday, but creating economic opportunity for millions of Americans remains...
  • If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?

    If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?
    Throw the book at him Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Before assuming Lance Armstrong comes fully clean, not to Oprah Winfrey but to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency under oath — quite an assumption, given his decade of lies — it is worth noting...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Rainy, with temperatures in the 40s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS O'Malley to push sweeping gun control, licensing plan: Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would...
  • Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?

    Oprah smooth in CBS Armstrong hype, but does TV confession still work?
    I like Oprah Winfrey, and I was happy to see her Tuesday morning on CBS with her old pal, Gayle King, hitting on all cylinders as they hyped the gate for her interview with Lance Armstrong. She promised King, Charlie Rose and everyone else on the last-...
  • Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?

    Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?
    The question now is: who’s getting more out of Lance Armstrong’s doping confession, the disgraced cyclist himself or Oprah? I say that because Oprah Winfrey -- the Doyenne of Drama, the High Priestess of Pathos -- was busy Tuesday flacking...