| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama was assured that the healthcare insurance website was ready to launch on Oct. 1, even as private contractors and some administration officials knew the site had failed in early testing, a senior White House advisor said...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Legg Mason's Bill Miller and other high-profile investors will share their top stock picks of the moment Wednesday— with the aim of raising money for area schoolchildren.
Tickets for the Baltimore Next Generation Investing Event, to be held at...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Ever picture Jamie McCourt in an Alpine hat and some nifty lederhosen? Hey, let’s be open-minded.
She’s still out there, and apparently recovered from losing her first round at getting her divorce settlement with ex-hubby Frank thrown out...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sheryl Crow reportedly witnessed Lance Armstrong receive a banned blood transfusion and told federal investigators, according to a new book "Wheelman" by Wall Street Journal reporters Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell.
The book, which comes out...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
If the shoe fits
Nike's pristine new sneaker, at about $200 a pair retail, is the LeBron 11.
Too bad they don't feel very snug on the feet of the 6-foot-8, 250-pound superstar whose name is on them. LeBron James only wore the new Nikes for two full...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Savannah State is used to being the underdog.
The Tigers enter Saturday's game fresh off a 27-20 win over Fort Valley State, but their first two games were blowout losses to Georgia Southern (77-9) and Troy (66-3).
Last season, Oklahoma State scored...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In my book, donating money to support creative writing programs is generally a good thing. But I'm -- hmm, let's call it conflicted -- over a $50-million donation to the University of Michigan's MFA program in creative writing from Helen Zell, wife of Sam...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:10 AM
In her long and famously prolific career as a novelist, Joyce Carol Oates has worked in many different modes, from the social realism of her National Book Award-winning "them" (1969) and the neo-Gothic storytelling of "Bellefleur" (1980) to the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...
| Mar 12, 2013
I hope I'm not too late to the fight.
FOR THE RECORD:
Filibuster: In a March 12 column about Rand Paul, Sen. Lindsey Graham was identified as (R-Ky.). He is from South Carolina.
Last week, freshman Sen....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Republicans and Democrats introduced rival 10-year budget plans Tuesday. Republicans said their plan, again drafted by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, would balance the budget in a decade, in part by cutting spending on Medicare and Medicaid and...