| Apr 1, 2012
It's a story that simply won't go away.
It's an upper-class soap opera, and even after the passage of 75 years it still packs a sentimental punch and draws a willing audience into the glittering world of the British aristocracy.
It is the saga of...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
There is nothing more evocative than looking at or touching an object from, or meeting someone associated with, a dramatic historical event. Simply said, it puts you there.
And that has been my good fortune throughout my life when it came to people and...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Goucher College senior Sarah Bart enters tonight's final on 'Jeopardy's College Championship' in second place, $8,200 behind the leader.
Bart was leading Monday going into Final Jeopardy, but missed this question: "In 2011, Elizabeth II marked the 400th...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A DVD box set of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York." Each country's royalty should be familiar with the other's.
Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun
An extra-large gift basket of relevance.
Anne Tallent, editor, b
I don't want to ruin the...
| Apr 12, 2009
In his quest to capture a spot at a top college, Andrew Lutz has done just about everything right at Pikesville High School.
He has earned a nearly straight-A average, taking 10 Advanced Placement classes and wrapping up two years of calculus by the...
| Jan 11, 2004
They have spent $62 million of public and private money to transform the Hippodrome Theater from a decrepit hulk on downtown Baltimore's west side into the region's sparkling showcase for Broadway shows.
But a month before actors take the stage for...
| Apr 20, 2005
LONDON - From Notre Dame in Paris to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, cathedral bells tolled and prayers were offered yesterday to celebrate the election of Pope Benedict XVI.
Roman Catholics and political and religious leaders around the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails of how to walk in a blizzard.
Thanks to a massive YouTube video dump over the last week by newsreel makers British Pathe, the digitized...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.
William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.
Researchers reviewed patterns in TV smoking...