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  • City rape statistics, investigations draw concern

    City rape statistics, investigations draw concern
    The 32-year-old woman was walking through a midtown alley last January when a man pressed a gun to her shoulder and told her, "Don't scream." At the hospital, where she was treated for vaginal bleeding, the woman recounted being raped at gunpoint, in a...
  • CBS agrees to try to resolve document dispute

    Acknowledging crushing public criticism, CBS News President Andrew Heyward said yesterday that his network would seek to resolve questions about disputed documents relied on in a story a week ago to allege that President Bush had used well-placed...
  • PC maker expects to shake off slowdown

    Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $8 million for the last three months of 2002, the first time Apple has recorded two consecutive quarterly losses since founder Steve Jobs returned to the company's executive offices in 1997. The back-...
  • One stop for Philly's fashion

    It's a little-known fact that Philadelphia - the City of Brotherly Love, the Liberty Bell and a host of historical landmarks - is also a city of style. Downtown Philly, where hip young urbanites hang out, has become home to trendy boutiques and stylish...
  • Mfume says he was not forced out

    Kweisi Mfume denied yesterday that he was forced to resign as president of the NAACP amid allegations of nepotism and sexual harassment, saying someone is trying to derail his campaign for U.S. Senate. Speaking in Clinton at a rally of African-American...
  • Two men, one vision

    "What obstacles will you overcome today?" The spirit and mission of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture - as well as its sometimes difficult journey toward a June 25 opening - are neatly encapsulated in a...
  • Drag on shuttle's left wing is focus

    NASA's space shuttle program manager backed away yesterday from a key theory that a piece of insulation breaking away from Columbia's fuel tank during launch damaged the craft's heat shield so badly that it was destroyed in the final minutes of its...
  • 'Hairspray' premiere tousles Broadway audience

    NEW YORK - Welcome to Broadway, Hon. Baltimore came to the Big Apple in a big way last night with the premiere of Hairspray, John Waters' affectionate, $10.5 million tribute to his hometown. Although other shows set in Charm City have played here (Kiss...
  • Ross taps the thrill of the bargain hunt

    Mary Bullard has a sort of love-hate relationship with Ross Dress for Less. She doesn't like the stores because they have narrow aisles, long lines and "way too much stuff." But all that isn't enough to keep her away: The Corona, Calif., resident...
  • New hope for halting a killer illness

    She thought it was just a cold. Her throat was sore, and she felt tired all over. But as JoAnn Barr got her son ready for school that morning in March, she started gasping for breath. Within a few hours, Barr was on a ventilator in intensive care, her...
  • Return to 'Romper Room'

    She's 30 years into retirement, and it's still happening.Nancy Claster goes about her life -- at the grocery store, the dry cleaner or even the track -- and finds herself cornered by some grown-up, someone who should have put away childish things. And...
  • The curious captains of a reckless industry

    When the U.S. Navy began its great sell-off of surplus ships in 1991, Richard Jaross was among the first to see an opportunity.He began dismantling Navy ships at a California scrapyard, where workers were exposed to lead and asbestos. He came to Baltimore...