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  • Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions

    Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions
    The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s. But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
  • Winston Churchill: A man for all times

    LONDON -- It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court

    Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court
    A family feud among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children was on display in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday as his heirs sparred over who owns his personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King want to...
  • Obama not ready to leave the field just yet

    Obama not ready to leave the field just yet
    Before heading off to Hawaii for a brief Christmas vacation, President Obama held a press conference in which he used a football analogy to characterize his upcoming final two years in office. "My presidency is entering its fourth quarter," he said....
  • The changing face of feminism

    The changing face of feminism
    As buzz surrounding the word gets louder, teens investigate what it means to be a feminist. Everybody’s been using the F-word. From Beyoncé at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards to teens on social media, it seems like everyone has something to say...
  • Writers we lost in 2014

    Writers we lost in 2014
    All told, the writers who left us in 2014 penned hundreds of children's books, poetry collections, novels and true stories. We lost a National Book Award winner, a revealing Hollywood memoirist, two Nobel Prize winners, beloved children's book authors,...
  • Parking spot prompts shooting, Towson student housing, new Baltimore slogan

    Parking spot prompts shooting, Towson student housing, new Baltimore slogan
    Good morning, Baltimore! Find updates on the weather and traffic conditions here via The Sun's live blog here. Here's everything else you need to know to start your day:  WEATHER  It will be partially sunny today with temperatures topping out at 32...
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s children in court over his Bible, Nobel Prize

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s children in court over his Bible, Nobel Prize
    An ugly family battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s personal Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize medal is to play out in an Atlanta courtroom this week. As "Selma" — the movie featuring the legendary civil rights leader's life — earns...
  • UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies

    UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies
    UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, a nuclear fusion pioneer who sought practical applications for clean energy, died on Christmas Day in Irvine. He was 89. Considered the father of breakthrough nuclear fusion techniques, Rostoker pursued the use of...
  • Ernie Banks: 1931-2015 —Considered one of baseball's greatest ambassadors

    Ernie Banks, one of baseball's most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. Known worldwide as "Mr. Cub," Banks became the Cubs first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time All-...