| Oct 4, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Few understand the club that Adam Riess joined Tuesday when he received a 5:30 a.m. phone call from Sweden.
But Carol Greider received the same call two years ago, and soon she'll sit with her Johns Hopkins University colleague and tell him what it's...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Apparently an A- is the equivalent of an Asian F. At least that's what I learned tonight on "Glee."
In tonight's episode, Mike Chang's dad, Mike Chang Sr., reprimanded his son for getting an A- on a chemistry exam. Personally I would've loved to get an...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:11 AM
David and Judy Garland, of Martinsville, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth Palmer Garland, of Martinsville, to Timothy Brian Neary of Baldwin. He is the son of Patrick and Patricia Neary, of Baldwin.
The bride to be is a 2004...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Well, I got off to a late start this week, thanks to the American League game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers, which stretched well into four hours and 11 innings, pushing the start of “Terra Nova” back by 50 minutes. (By...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Norwegian terrorism suspect Anders Behring Breivik may have attained what he hoped for — worldwide notoriety. The young man has shaken Norway to its roots and out of its complacency. Apparently, for a whole decade, he functioned as a one-man sleeper...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The new anti-discrimination law to protect transgendered individuals caused me to reflect upon the new pro-discrimination policies at the Columbia swim center and how we will decide who makes us "feel uncomfortable."
For example, how do we plan to...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:58 PM
When Emma-Leigh Savage was born four years ago next month, she weighed two pounds and seven ounces.
She wasn't breathing when she was born at the University of Maryland Medical Center and needed to be resuscitated.
No one expected her to live more...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:44 PM
A little boy lost in unknown waters, a father's perilous journey to retrieve him — no, it's not "Finding Nemo." In this case, we're talking about 2011's best horror film to date, arriving July 12 on DVD and Blu-ray.
"Insidious" (Sony Pictures...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:58 AM
For the Pointers to win their first Baltimore County divisional championship, they had to be nearly perfect within Division 2.
At 9-0 they were, thanks to what they learned from their coach: mental toughness, a...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:34 AM
More than the apes are smart in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." This smartly packaged prequel in the long-running simian series rejuvenates what had seemed like a tired franchise. Don't be surprised if these digitally created apes continue to rise in...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals who were sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in May. Stay tuned for those sanctioned in June in a post later today:
Phyllis K. Barson, M.D.
Area of Practice:...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Kevin Doxzen Jr. applied last summer for a Fulbright scholarship to do cancer research in Singapore, and by December he was told he was a finalist. For about five months, he heard nothing, even as many of his classmates were notified of their status.