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  • Gamer Believed To Be Lanza Played With Guns Like Those Used In Massacre

    Gamer Believed To Be Lanza Played With Guns Like Those Used In Massacre
    The online user who investigators believe was Adam Lanza chose weaponry for a shooting game that mirrored the firearms he used in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In his player profile for Combat Arms, a high-tech realistic shooting game,...
  • Meet Terps defensive tackle commit David Shaw

    Meet Terps defensive tackle commit David Shaw
    With national signing day a day away, preview the Terps' class of 2014 with a handy, commit-by-commit guide. Prospect profiles will run all the way through Wednesday (Feb. 5), when players can officially sign a national letter of intent. (SEE THEM ALL...
  • Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza

    Mass Murders Captivated Online User Believed To Be Adam Lanza
    In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, backup man

    Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio, backup man
    It’s no particular feat of political clairvoyance to divine that Marco Rubio is really running for Vice President in 2016. The Very Junior Senator from Florida is too young, too inexperienced and too maladroit to be taken seriously as a ticket-...
  • South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?

    South Florida's YouTube stars: Where are they now?
    You've probably seen the video by now: A thin woman, wearing a pink top and tight pants, shows off her fitness moves as she prances and gallops and trots through a Coral Springs-area park. That's South Florida's own Joanna Rohrback, 60, who became a...
  • Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won

    Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won
    In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.” In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...
  • Preposition nonsense

    On the Internet, that storehouse of dubious advice, you can still find statements about grammar and usage like this one: "One is still officially supposed to avoid ending sentences with prepositions. In most cases, this is not hard to do: 'Who are you...
  • End of Silk Road for drug users as FBI shuts down illicit website

    For two years, the FBI tracked the elusive founder of Silk Road, an Internet site that peddled heroin, ecstasy and every known type of prescription medication. The manhunt ended with the arrest of an unlikely suspect: Ross William Ulbricht, a 29-year-...
  • City Lights: What draws in kids? Fun, engaging fantasy

    City Lights: What draws in kids? Fun, engaging fantasy
    When I was a graduate student in creative writing, my classmates hewed mostly to predictable topics: dating, family bonds, drinking and clubbing. One day, though, a robust gentleman surprised us by handing out 20 stapled copies of a story he had written...
  • Around Town: Miss Audrey Hepburn discovers Bear

    Our canine companion, a Labrador retriever named Miss Audrey Hepburn, has a new love interest. Her first love was Dune, the deployment dog, who was temporarily assigned to La CaƱada Flintridge during his mom’s deployment to Afghanistan in 2007....
  • Some iPhone 5s users seeing 'blue screen of death' common to Windows

    Some iPhone 5s users seeing 'blue screen of death' common to Windows
    There have already been numerous issues reported with Apple's iOS 7, but a new error that's starting to be reported is reminiscent of a common problem Windows users are all too familiar with: the blue screen of death. Users are taking to Apple's...