| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Stainless steel is supposed to be, well, stainless, isn't it? That was John's question after he noticed rust stains on the refrigerator he'd purchased from Sears.
John also had purchased an extended warranty, so he contacted Sears and explained the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
In 1986, a Rolls-Royce Corniche II convertible was purchased by the owner of a California vineyard in Sonoma Valley. The base price was $165,000.
During the next 17 years the Royal Blue Corniche, with Magnolia leather upholstery and Magnolia pin...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
We read with interest Rebbecca Ruggles' commentary on Fells Point residents' concern regarding the presence of chromium 6 contamination near the site of the proposed Harbor Point project ("The toll of development," Oct. 25).
Residents are rightly...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: Can you tell me about these two Yoshitoku dolls my grandparents bought for us around 1982?
A: When we wrote about the Japanese dolls a few years back, we told readers that Yoshitoku is a historic, luxury Japanese doll maker, that their high quality...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:45 PM
GENEVA — Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement early Sunday to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of diplomatic stalemate.
After four days of talks that...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
TIJUANA — In an industrial park five miles east of downtown Tijuana, Ariel Ceja toils in a white room bustling with assembly workers hunched over blue tables.
A master scheduler, Ceja is in charge of all steps of production at this factory nestled...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:57 AM
At a recent public meeting, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Honeywell International and Beatty Development Group made formal presentations focused on environmental concerns associated...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's been a long time since refrigerators and appliances were avocado green and harvest gold. Increasingly, appliances are available in only three finishes: black, white and stainless steel. And stainless is definitely No. 1. Metallic finishes look new,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:41 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Leaks from test results French scientists had conducted on samples taken last year from the remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat added more confusion Tuesday to the debate over Arafat's death.
According to the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A public meeting tonight (Thursday) will give city residents a chance to ask questions about environmental safeguards for developing Harbor Point, a former factory site in Fells Point where toxic chromium remains entombed underground.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
To hear some parents tell it, you're going to need a year-end bonus from your boss to afford a class ring for your high school senior.
The base price alone for a keepsake gold ring can be $300 to $400, which doesn't include any special inscriptions or...