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New Year's Day

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  • National Guard says California terrorism suspect was failed enlistee

    National Guard says California terrorism suspect was failed enlistee
    A 20-year-old California community college student accused of wanting to fight for Al Qaeda in Syria had not only failed basic aptitude tests at the Army National Guard, but was pending full discharge at the time of his arrest, officials said Tuesday....
  • Report: New York man 'basically baked to death' in Rikers Island jail

    A news report has raised questions about how New York City jail officials handle at-risk inmates after a troubled 56-year-old former Marine was found dead in a Rikers Island cell where the temperature at one point had reportedly exceeded 100 degrees....
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets

    Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets
    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has announced that he and his husband, Victor Voronov, have split. Weir, 29, an NBC commentator during the Sochi Winter Olympics, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that I announce that...
  • Courtside connection scores

    Courtside connection scores
    Serendipity was smiling on Tracie Todd and Wesley Coleman on New Year's Day 2011, even if it wasn't immediately apparent. Wesley had a fever that day. But he still agreed to go to a Chicago Bulls game because he had promised his brother. Tracie, of...
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...
  • Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets

    Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets
    Every year in the NCAA Tournament, fans are waiting for that so-called Cinderella story. They anticipate who will be the next tournament darling sending home yet another college basketball superpower. No. 14 seed Mercer joined the list of upstarts...
  • Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things

    Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things
    Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...
  • Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance

    Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance
    Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way. During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • For the love of Genji

    For the love of Genji
    The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens' new exhibit, "Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints," focuses on two books: the 11th century novel "The Tale of Genji" and its weirder, 19th century reimagining "A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki."...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...