| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:12 PM
John Herbert "Jack" Heller, a founding partner of Insurance Service Group and former Jewish Community Center president, died Friday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Pikesville home. He was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Slade Avenue...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:52 PM
This Super Sunday on March 29, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County once again banked on the local Jewish community to make and answer hours of Phone-A-Thon calls in the Federation's largest annual fundraiser.
In addition to the hundreds...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In early January, Amira Abu-Salha drove to her daughter Yusor's apartment to return her wedding dress. Yusor had just moved in with her husband shortly after their Dec. 27 wedding.
Minutes after she parked, Abu-Salha said, she was accosted by an irate...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:00 PM
How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things?
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:58 AM
The Baltimore City school system's proposal to eliminate the Advanced Placement Summer Academy, the city's only summer enrichment program for academically advanced students, will reportedly trim $99,000 from the budget as part of an overhaul of the school...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:59 PM
An undergraduate student at Duke University admitted to hanging a noose in a tree and has left campus while disciplinary actions are considered, university officials said Thursday.
School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said at a news conference that the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:12 PM
Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents....
| Apr 13, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Congratulations to President Obama and his administration in calling for an end to therapies aimed at “repairing” gay, lesbian and transgender youth. Such “conversion therapies” involve a set of dangerous practices that...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long.
That may seem to make...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Tread lightly, Americans: Nearly 9% of people in the United States have outbursts of anger, break or smash things, or get into physical fights -- and have access to a firearm, a new study says. What's more, 1.5% of people who have these anger issues carry...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:15 AM
Lettuce and tomato. This was the code name for Lexi Wallace and Tom Atwood. A name given to them, without their knowledge, during the first week of orientation at Duke University.
Tom, from Woodstock, Conn., met Lexi, who grew up in Arizona, in the...