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  • Laurel Park celebrates 100th birthday

    Laurel Park celebrates 100<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above. Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
  • Transfixed by the Titanic

    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...
  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • James becoming leader for Team USA

    Go ahead, admit it. You like this LeBron James. You like our country's best basketball ambassador at the Olympics, the greatest all-around player in the world already proving it at these Games. You like how James defers to elder statesman Kobe Bryant...
  • Timonium man hopes London Olympics recall 'Queen Mother of U.S tennis'

    Timonium man hopes London Olympics recall 'Queen Mother of U.S tennis'
    A Timonium man is anxiously awaiting the weekend's mixed doubles tennis finals at the London Olympics in hopes that his grandmother — the last gold medalist in the event nearly 90 years ago — is recognized by event organizers for her...
  • The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent

    The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent
    It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent. Before she turned up, my newspaper career had consisted of listening to Baltimore policemen reminisce about great hangings and covering bush-league statesmen deploring the state of the world. I...
  • Outer Banks: hundreds of miles of vacation fun

    Outer Banks: hundreds of miles of vacation fun
    With more than 300 miles of coastline, the Outer Banks has stretches of sand that are consistently rated among the top beaches in the world — a perfect setting whether you crave an active vacation or a simple barefoot walk along empty beaches....
  • Teens under stress in top college competition

    Teens under stress in top college competition
    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...
  • Queen urges resolve in face of terror as Britain remembers

    LONDON - Londoners flocked to churches yesterday to grieve and to pray for the victims in last week's transit bombings as thousands prepared to return to work and the city center today for the first time since the attacks. Far below ground, rescue...
  • A day of triumph and tears

    Last of five chapters Sixty years ago this morning, just a half-mile off the coast of Normandy, high winds tossed the flimsy landing craft in which Charles "Harry" Heinlein was riding. It was the first time the 22-year-old Army private from Baltimore...
  • Fame, crime beget news

    The slumbering media-celebrity-industrial complex awoke with a vengeance yesterday, as cable news coverage was dominated by the issuance of arrest warrants against music superstar Michael Jackson for multiple counts of child molestation. It was O.J....
  • Leaders around the world welcome pope

    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...