| Apr 16, 2013
Mavis S. "Sherry" Sheedy, a retired Baltimore public schools art teacher and longtime museum docent, died April 4 of congestive heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
The Reisterstown resident was 74.
The daughter of a civil engineer...
| May 13, 2013
Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years
Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
| Mar 13, 2012
Baylor receives record donation for new on-campus stadium...
| Mar 29, 2012
The NCAA Women's Final Four is set, with all No. 1 seeds reaching the national semifinals at the Pepsi Center in Denver. On Sunday, April 1, Connecticut will take on Notre Dame at 6:30pm ET, followed by Stanford vs. Baylor at 8:30pm ET, both games on ESPN...
| Aug 1, 2012
Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
| Jun 3, 2010
| 12:30 PM
Palm Beach Gardens, senior
Stats: .328 BA, 8 RBI
Comment: Two-year starter scored 14 runs, slapped a 3-run home run and threw out the go-ahead run from centerfield in the Class 6A state semifinals for champion...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 7:48 AM
There is more to fat, of course, than love handles. More than a belly that sit-ups can't tame. Yet, hard as it is to imagine when our mirror zeroes in on our dimpled thighs, we need some fat. Fat is good. Fat kept our ancestors alive, and it keeps our...
| Oct 19, 2009
Rushed into production? Not really.
Full of substances that do harm? Hardly, and especially not compared with the dangers of the H1N1 flu virus.
That is the retort of researchers, scientists, federal health authorities and others familiar...
| Dec 19, 2009
A friend of mine lost his job last year and hasn't found another. But he recently splurged, spending hundreds of dollars on a video camera.
Why? His mom celebrated her 88th birthday, and although she's healthy, he worries about how long that will last....
| Nov 16, 2010
| 7:22 PM
For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek."
"I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 6:18 PM
La Cañadans graduate from out-of-state schools
Corin Porter of La Cañada graduated from Boston College on May 24. Porter received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in English. During the university's Commencement Ceremony, more than 3,500...