| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...
| Apr 27, 2013
On April 17, I got a call around 3 a.m. My friend Melissa said, "It's here! It's here!"
I was half asleep, but I knew exactly what she was talking about. I started up my computer before I even turned on the light in my dorm room.
I had been waiting...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:59 PM
"Dollar water! Dollar water! We've been told this is by far the best water here!"
So shouted the two budding capitalists who strolled the thousand-deep line on a residential street in the Miracle Mile district, hawking beverages for those plonked on the...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Is the American body politic suffering from an autoimmune disease?
The "hygiene hypothesis" is the scientific theory that the rise in asthma and other autoimmune maladies stems from the fact that babies are born into environments that are too clean. Our...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Eve Ensler has inspired and empowered women all around the world to speak out about their bodies and to protest women-targeted violence. Artistic, courageous, generous and funny, Ensler is a galvanizing playwright, internationally best-selling author,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Kids at Loch Raven Presbyterian Church, 9318 Old Harford Road, are literally putting their hands to work. The children, grades kindergarten through eighth grade, are members of Heavenly Hands, a puppet troupe that meets on the second and fourth Sunday...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Hachette Book Group Inc. has filed suit against actor Stephen Baldwin for $110,000. That's the advance it paid him for a book that never materialized.
Baldwin signed a contract in 2007 and, by 2010, he'd failed to deliver the agreed-upon memoir, The...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The battles are here! On Monday night, "The Voice" moved on to that exciting stage of the competition known as the battle rounds. You know the drill: Each coach pairs up his or her team members to combatively duet on a song and then, after the two singers...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In the wicked world of witchery this season on “American Horror Story,” it appears Sarah Paulson is the good witch of the Bayou.
The third volume of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck’s anthology horror series has the 38-year-old actress...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Mom, Dad, here is your pop-up warning: Your teen is being wooed by Facebook.
The social media giant is desperately trying to reposition its digital offerings to teenagers. It's a marketing ploy that has Facebook attempting to pass itself off a bit...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Baltimore rapper Rye Rye announced the birth of her second child, a boy, on social media sites this week.
"And he is OUTTTTTTTT! Omg I'm so happy..." she posted on Instagram at 2:25 a.m. Monday. "I'm done! My baby boy is here! Thanks everyone for the...