| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:01 PM
A consortium of U.S. universities — including Northwestern University and the University of Notre Dame — is launching a new online course program next fall in which undergraduate students can tap into live classes from participating schools...
| Oct 11, 2012
Pamela Homiak and Eric Segerson
Pamela Homiak, daughter of Albert and Nancy Homiak, of Westminster, wed Eric Segerson, son of David and Mary Segerson, who reside in Columbia. The Rev. Curtis Young officiated at the ceremony in the Church of Atonement,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:05 AM
"The personal is political" slogan emerged from the consciousness-raising of early feminist groups, and it informs William Chafe's new book, "Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal." This isn't to say that historian Chafe is burning any bras,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who love their tomatoes may have lowered odds of suffering a stroke, a study out Monday suggests.
Finnish researchers found that of more than 1,000 older men they followed, those with relatively high blood levels of the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work revealing protein receptors on the surface of cells that tell them what is going on in the human body.
The achievements have allowed drug makers to develop medication with fewer side...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:02 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug approved to prevent seizures may also help obese people lose a few pounds when it's added to therapy and nutritional guidance, a new small trial suggests.
But people who took zonisamide also reported more side effects,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Albert Perlow, a former owner of one of the city's oldest auto-body repair businesses, died of pneumonia Oct. 13 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Appleton Street, he was the son of David Perlow and Bertha...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:02 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Carolyn McKinstry longed to visit the zoo.
All Wash Booker wanted was a banana split from the lunch counter.
In 1963, they were teenagers attending different high schools — black schools — in Birmingham....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:14 PM
NORFOLK — The Duke University women's basketball team received a home-cooked meal 200 miles from campus Friday evening, which should translate to a sizeable show of support at the NCAA tournament's Norfolk Regional.
Center Elizabeth Williams'...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Tift Merritt is the restless sort. You can read it in her lyrics, yearning, deep-rooted narratives about moving around and moving on, often alone. You can hear it in her music, which rests comfortably within many genres without settling for any. And you...