| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Earlier this month, the sports website Grantland ignited controversy over a story on Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V, the inventor of a “scientifically superior” golf club dubbed “The Oracle.” In writing the article,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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President Barack Obama vowed to reduce gun violence in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, but mentioned guns only once. “I have seen the courage of parents,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Naya Rivera, who portrays Santana on "Glee," is on the cover of the Spring issue of Cosmopolitan for Latinas, which is scheduled to hit newsstands on Tuesday. Inside, she talks about how she met her fiancé, rapper Big Sean — on Twitter. [Cosmo]...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Transgender rights advocate and Gender Rights Maryland Executive Director Dana Beyer announced Thursday she is challenging state senator Rich Madaleno in the upcoming Democratic primary.
"We are ready for progress," Beyer said in a statement. "For too...
| Jan 12, 2014
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Top 20 countdown: Innovations in Chicago that changed the world My colleague James Janega......
| Jan 25, 2014
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:20 AM
South Florida ranks No. 1 in the nation for tax-related identity theft. But the Huffington Post reports that at least we are not a epicenter for tax cheating -- as thousands of South Floridians file their federal income taxes on time Monday.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr. said Tuesday he “accepted” his admonishment by the General Assembly’s ethics committee for using legislative stationery last year in trying to silence Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo’s...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
When Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno in February 2014, he's not just getting an upgrade in his start time, he's also getting a billing promotion.
As first pointed out by the Huffington Post, Fallon's "Tonight Show" will be...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:01 PM
NBC burned off its episodes of the Anne Heche comedy series "Save Me" over the last month, but though it was never given much of a chance, it's ending its run with an eye-catching guest appearance. The ubiquitous Betty White will be appearing as God....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Salt & Straw ice cream at Joan's: Beginning Friday, Joan's on Third will serve Salt & Straw ice cream by the scoop. Salt & Straw of Portland, Ore., was named one of Saveur’s favorite ice creams, a Sunset magazine "Best of the West" selection, a...