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  • On Sunday: Inspiring world music by Toure-Raichel Collective

    Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel are icons in their own countries and abroad. Together, as the Toure-Rachel Collective, they create music that bridges geographic, ethnic, political and religious...
  • James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned

    James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned
    Missed the chance to bid on Francis Crick's Nobel Prize when it was auctioned off last year for $2.27 million? No worries, you'll have another chance to own a piece of science history on Dec. 4, when James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize, shared with Crick...
  • Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance, talks about L.A. loan program

    Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance, talks about L.A. loan program
    Muhammad Yunus, a 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate for pioneering the concept of small loans to impoverished entreprenuers, swung through Los Angeles over the weekend to mark the official launch of his Grameen America microfinance organization here. The...
  • Rose Parade judges named

    Rose Parade judges named
    The Pasadena Tournament of Roses announced Tuesday the float judges for the upcoming 126th Rose Parade. Els Hazenberg, Steven Wood Schmader and Eddie Zaratsian will score the 2015 floats, assessing the creativity, imagination and beauty of the entries,...
  • As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

    As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk
    To mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide. The softly glowing orbs, which will be...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Cold season is back, but you'll get through!

    The scourge has already begun, and parents are once again wondering why their toddler or young child may have already had two colds and it's not even winter! It is truly incredible how often a toddler can get sick. I even have a hard time believing...
  • Marita W. Watts, educator

    Marita W. Watts, educator
    Marita W. Watts, a longtime Harford County public schools educator whose roles ranged from teacher and principal to being named supervisor of elementary education, died Nov. 19 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air of heart failure. She was 88....
  • A great scientist's fall into crankdom: The case of DNA pioneer Jim Watson

    A great scientist's fall into crankdom: The case of DNA pioneer Jim Watson
    Word emerged over the weekend that James D. Watson, whose co-discovery in 1953 of the structure of DNA is one of the landmarks of 20th-century biological science, is putting his Nobel Prize medallion up for auction. The sale of the medal he received for...
  • Elementary, Watson, you're wrong on race. Go ahead, sell your Nobel medal.

     Elementary, Watson, you're wrong on race. Go ahead, sell your Nobel medal.
    James Watson is one of the most important scientists of the 20th century. He is also a peevish bigot. History will remember him for his co-discovery of the structure of DNA, in 1953. This week, Watson is ensuring that history, or at least the introduction...
  • New Toni Morrison novel coming in April

    New Toni Morrison novel coming in April
    For fans of literary fiction, the announcement of a new Toni Morrison novel is kind of like that new "Star Wars" preview – it won't be out for several months, but that won't stop devotees from getting really, really excited. Publishing house Alfred...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    People around the nation and in Baltimore will mark Veterans Day today. Here's what you need to know to start your Tuesday.    WEATHER Today’s weather on what used to be called Armistice Day which commemorated the end of World War I at the...