| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Joel Peterson, founding winemaker at Ravenswood, asked some of the country's leading sommeliers and wine educators about the characteristics of an authentic wine.
The responses were heady and varied, but Debbie Zachareas, owner of the Ferry Plaza Wine...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:45 AM
I had to laugh at your epic-length editorial on the subject of Baltimore's power outages ("Feeling powerless," July 3). It exemplified the frustration of city dwellers with BGE for leaving them high and dry after the freak storm that passed through...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Dr. Edward Lawrence Suarez-Murias, a retired psychiatrist and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia July 2 at his Roland Park home. He was 96.
Named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he practiced in Baltimore for more...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"They do that because they were born that way."
If you say that about homosexuals, you are tolerant and realistic. If you say it about blacks, you are racist (unless you're black yourself). If you say it about women, you may or may not be sexist,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:55 AM
The American Cancer Society is launched a major, long-term prevention study across the country and is looking for people in the Baltimore area to participate.
The society says 12 million people have survived cancer and many more have avoided it. This...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Just as it can with human couples, sharing a good meal apparently sparks thoughts of love among whooping cranes.
The stately, endangered birds at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel are being primed by their keepers for another season of...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Paula Deen, who has made a very good living touting rich, Southern foods, has disclosed that she has type 2 Diabetes, and folks may wonder whether there's a connection.
Deen, author of a series of popular cookbooks and host of television cooking shows,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:05 AM
With trembling hands, he reached for the phone and dialed the number. He was nervous, but his mind was clear. He was done with Maryland football. Finished. Three head coaches in three years had told him 300 different things, and none of them seemed able...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed?
Do you work...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Marsha Norman's "The Holdup" is set in New Mexico in 1914. Although the West is no longer as wild as it was in frontier days, it's definitely wacky in this dark comedy.
That disturbingly funny tone is neatly lassoed in a sharply acted production at the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed Maryland to resume the collection of DNA samples after arrests for violent crimes, an indication that the justices might decide the issue that has divided lower courts and pitted tough-on-crime state officials against...