| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A suspicious device found at at Geary and Stockton streets that briefly shut down Union Square in San Francisco on Thursday was cleared and determined to be a false alarm, police said.
Authorities received a call from near Market and Powell Streets, a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:32 AM
In a move that reflects the deepening connection between television and social media, Nielsen has introduced a new type of ratings system that seeks to measure the audience for TV-related conversations on Twitter.
The new Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings will...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The job came with certain unassailable perks. When Raquel Pomplun was anointed Playboy's 2013 Playmate of the Year, the 25-year-old model knew she could expect a Playboy Mansion luncheon hosted by Hugh Hefner, a tomato-red 2014 Jaguar convertible and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I have a house in the Fayetteville, Ga. area, south of Atlanta. I am stationed at Fort Bragg N.C. I drive home every other weekend and heard part of a radio commercial about a realtor charging a fee to sell a home...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: Any info on my paintings signed Faleinell? Each is about 2-by-3-inches plus the frame. I'd like to know something about the artist, when they were painted, and value.
A: Our reader adds that she thinks her pieces were done in water-based paint because...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, have sold their home in a gated Los Angeles community for $9.875 million.
The 11,600-square-foot Georgian-style mansion sits on 5 acres with...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday.
Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:11 AM
You have written repeatedly that Shea McClellin is not a fit as a linebacker in a 4-3 scheme and what I don’t understand is why? His measurables compare similarly to those of Brian Urlacher when he came out of New Mexico and he proved to be a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ST. LOUIS — Disney calls them "ear hats." You can buy one in pink or lime, or topped with a tiara or bow tie.
But the traditional hat is all-black, adorned with nothing but the ears that Adrian Gonzalez mimicked the other day. That is only...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day.
The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year.
Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...