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  • UMBC professor, author heeds call of the West

    UMBC professor, author heeds call of the West
    To those who think U.S. 50 is primarily a road that spans Maryland's bucolic Eastern Shore, Christopher Corbett begs to differ. Corbett, an award-winning journalist and author, spent countless hours traversing the dusty stretch of Old U.S. 50 that lies...
  • Navy announces 2011 football recruiting class

    Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer. "We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
  • Shooting, stabbing follow Inner Harbor fireworks display

    Shooting, stabbing follow Inner Harbor fireworks display
    A fatal stabbing and the baffling shooting of a 4-year-old boy stunned visitors to Baltimore's downtown Fourth of July festivities and drew condemnation from the city's mayor and police commissioner as they worked to remind people of the thousands who...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' cast announced

     
    For the next season of Top Chef, it's all about the well-known, not the unknown, as 24 chefs vie for the prize on Top Chef Masters, which debuts June 10.You can read the full press release here. Neil Patrick Harris,......
  • Las Vegas: Three white lion cubs take up residence at the Mirage

    Las Vegas: Three white lion cubs take up residence at the Mirage
    Three white lion cubs are the newest residents of Siegfried & Roy’s open-air wildlife habitat on the Strip. The brothers, named Freedom, Madiba (in honor of Nelson Mandela’s tribal name) and Timba-Masai, were born April 14 near Johannesburg,...
  • Las Vegas: Al Pacino to bring one-man show to the Mirage

    Las Vegas: Al Pacino to bring one-man show to the Mirage
    If you'd like a chance to chat with acting legend Al Pacino, you can do so but for one night only as he brings his one-man show to Las Vegas. Pacino, who won an Oscar for his performance as a blind man in "Scent of a Woman," will appear Aug. 16 at the...
  • Las Vegas: Quad hotel changing to the Linq after $223-million redo

    Las Vegas: Quad hotel changing to the Linq after $223-million redo
    The Linq, Las Vegas' trendy newish shopping, dining and night life center, is gaining a namesake hotel and casino, owner Caesars Entertainment announced Tuesday.  The company is transforming the current Quad Resort & Casino into what will be the Linq...
  • California man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

    California man dies at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas
    A 24-year-old California man died Saturday morning at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, the latest in a series of deaths at the electronic music festival in recent years. The victim, identified as Montgomery Tsang of San Leandro, collapsed in the...
  • Las Vegas' Huntridge Theater triggers time-machine memories

    Las Vegas' Huntridge Theater triggers time-machine memories
    When Karie Lawson looks at the set list from the band the Deftones’ 1997 concert at the Huntridge Theater here, the music isn’t what transports her back to her punk rocker days. Instead, she thinks of her first – and last – crowd-...
  • Las Vegas: Comic Con coming to Sin City

    Las Vegas: Comic Con coming to Sin City
    Artists, actors and plenty of costumed characters will be on hand next week when the Comic Con lands in Las Vegas. The gathering, known formally as Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention, will be June 20-22 at the South Point Hotel-Casino. More than 200...
  • Las Vegas: Gay nightclub to open in Bally's

    Las Vegas: Gay nightclub to open in Bally's
    A new gay nightclub and a recently released TV commercial are among the latest indicators that Las Vegas continues to welcome LGBT visitors. Liaison, the latest vision from nightclub impresario Victor Drai, is to launch June 20 at Bally’s, marking...
  • O.J. Simpson files new appeal of Las Vegas robbery conviction

    Just when you thought you’d seen the last of O.J .Simpson, the former NFL standout known to fans as “the Juice” is back, with another appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court over his conviction in a hotel room armed robbery. In legal papers...