| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:24 AM
My NCAA tournament brackets are in shambles. The South regional, in particular, looks like a vast Loser Wasteland. And no amount of Smithwicks (left over from St. Patrick’s Day) can put a happy face on the horror that has been done there. Believe...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling.
"I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker.
It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:49 PM
James Wilmer "Bill" Bowles Jr., retired CEO of Evapco Inc., died Dec. 28 of lung cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 66.
Born and raised in Leonardtown, Mr. Bowles was a 1966 graduate of St. Mary's Ryken High School and earned a degree in history from...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Lawrence E. Paradis, a retired cameraman whose career with WMAR-TV spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of lung cancer at his Kingsville home. He was 87.
Lawrence Ernest Paradis was born and raised in Groton, Conn., where he graduated in 1943...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:32 PM
NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Patricia Cook-Ferguson, a longtime Baltimore teacher and president of the Baltimore County NAACP known for wearing multiple hats in advocating for youth education and civil rights advancements, died Wednesday of complications from lung cancer. She was 56....
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Herbert Stokes Walesby, former art director of the News American who volunteered aboard the SS John W. Brown, where he sketched his shipmates, died of lung cancer Nov. 14 at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. The former Sykesville resident was 85.
| May 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
John Thomas "Dick" Burda, a retired asbestos worker and former Howard County resident, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village, Mr. Burda attended city public schools.
| May 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Charlie Zill, the popular long-time usher at Camden Yards who entertained Orioles fans with his “Zillbilly” dance during the seventh-inning stretch, died late Saturday night of lung cancer. He was 56.
Zill, who had been diagnosed with cancer...