| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Oct 1, 2011
Just about every Friday morning, Karen Lubieniecki takes a leisurely stroll to Laurel Park, finds a place along a railing at the nearly empty racetrack and spends an hour or so watching the horses exercise as the sun climbs the sky.
It isn't that she's a...
| Oct 17, 2011
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken.
The occasion was last week's State of the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:20 PM
This week, we asked about what you would title the story of your life. Here's what you had to say.
•••• “Ungratefully Ambitious” --ru_ality via Twitter
•••• “After the Darkest Night, Comes a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:10 PM
How cute is this??? This is Damai, a two-week-old orangutan, a baby girl. Her name means peace.
She's being cared for at the Surabaya Zoo nursery in Indonesia because her mother refused to do it.
| Dec 14, 2011
This week, we asked about your top gift picks for the holidays. Here's what you had to say.
•••• The Lombardi Trophy in Baltimore. --lilasc via Twitter
•••• Peace! --TC Galltin via Facebook
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:45 AM
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore's Mittens is officially a celebrity.
The abused cat, recently named ASPCA's Cat of the Year, just returned to Baltimore after a whirlwind trip to Manhattan where she not only stayed at a fancy hotel and enjoyed limo service, but was...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Who is Grover Norquist, you might ask? Well, find out because he is destroying your Congress, your country and the Republican Party.
A good place to start is the "60 Minutes" segment that aired last Sunday night. In the past, I haven't done many...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Alexander Kinyua, a 21-year-old Morgan State University student, has been charged in the killing and dismemberment in Harford County of a 37-year-old man, and while not much was immediately known about the circumstances of the crime, Kinyua's online trail...