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  • Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history
    When the United States entered World War II, the nation needed financing in order to build up its defense system. So the government issued a new series of war bonds. The first one, Series A, had been issued in 1935, as a way of promoting safe...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2' co-star Peter Facinelli

    Video/Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2' co-star Peter Facinelli
    Now that Bella (Kristen Stewart) has delivered vampire baby Renesmee, Dr. Carlisle Cullen (Peter Facinelli) is officially a grandfather. “It’s weird being a grandfather at such a young age. I didn’t quite like being called grandpa,&...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night

    'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Double elimination night
    Double elimination tonight! Finalists! Whee! Apolo & Karina get the encore with their rumba to "Man in the Mirror." Footage from last night: During Shawn & Derek's "Knight Rider Bangra," Len shouted, "I love it! I love it!" So, are they safe or are...
  • 'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'

    'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'
    Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down! For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
  • Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day

    Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day
    If you stepped into something unexpected today, here's hoping it was related to St. Nicholas Day and not a irresponsible pet owner. Millions of children (and some freaky adults) are finding candy and other assorted junk stuffed into their shoes this...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Season 14 premiere

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Season 14 premiere
    TOM BERGERON!  It's so great to see you again! Oh, hi, Brooke, you're there too. Introductions: Notable for Gavin's fedora, Maks' open shirt and Martina looking more glam than I could have ever imagined.  And now they tell us no elimination this week,...
  • With deviled eggs, restaurants find a slice of heaven

    With deviled eggs, restaurants find a slice of heaven
    When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
  • Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC

    Unusual twins, 'momo' boys, delivered at GBMC
    Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh. "They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
  • Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'

    Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'
    News Roundup •••• According to Kotaku, the next PlayStation is codenamed "Orbis," it will be out next year and will not be friendly to used games or PlayStation 3 games. No word on if it blocks the door to your house and collects a...
  • Vivid impressions of Russian culture in 'Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia'

    Cuban author José Manuel Prieto's playful and fascinating book, “Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia,” is, according to Prieto's narrator, an encyclopedia-style guide to a book the narrator is planning to write about a man named Thelonious Monk...
  • Aaron Swartz dies at 26; Internet folk hero founded Reddit

    Aaron Swartz dies at 26; Internet folk hero founded Reddit
    Aaron Swartz, who co-founded Reddit and became an Internet folk hero for fighting to make online content free to the public, committed suicide Friday. He was 26. Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, said a statement released by his...