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  • Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore

    Celebrating a Mexican Christmas tradition in Southeast Baltimore
    The women balance on ladders, stretching up to hang bright pinatas from the ceiling of the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown. The bold yellow pinata with the red flowers should move a little to the right, one says. The green-and-gold pinata must be...
  • Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103

    Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103
    Ruth B. Thompson, a retired Veterans Administration personnel executive and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at her daughter's home in Chapel Hill, N.C., in her sleep of undetermined causes. She was 103. The daughter of George Curtis Baird, an...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Food toxins linked to obesity

    There are many factors behind the rising rate of obesity, such as the increased intake of highly processed foods and lower physical activity. But scientists also are exploring less obvious connections, such as stress, sleep deprivation, and even the...
  • Guilford Glazer dies at 93; developed Del Amo Fashion Center

    Guilford Glazer, the developer of the Del Amo Fashion Center and a philanthropist who funded Jewish studies programs at schools including Pepperdine University and Nanjing University in China, has died. He was 93. Glazer's death at his Beverly Hills...
  • Evidence shows system needs mending, not a complete ban

    Evidence shows system needs mending, not  a complete ban
    Despite the outrage over recent high-profile grand jury decisions not to indict, most criticism of the American grand jury has focused on its perceived ineffectiveness as a filter for criminal charges. Grand juries rarely decline to indict; indeed, recent...
  • Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor

     Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been nominated as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder pending a vote...
  • LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt

    LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt
    When beloved Lake Forest High School Social Studies Chairman James Gantt died suddenly of natural causes Sept. 17 at 63, it set off a flurry of communication among alumni. They reminisced, grieved and brainstormed ways to remember and honor Gantt, who...
  • Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct

    Dana Milbank: You can be 100 percent sure not all data is correct
    WASHINGTON — In the old days, life had many hardships. Among these: the need to wait until Election Day to determine who had won. But now Big Data has saved us from this struggle. Even close races can be predicted with mathematical precision. We...
  • Money-smart kids: what teens around the globe know about money

    Results of an international study of the financial savvy of teenagers around the world are in, and the verdict for the U.S. is disappointing, if not surprising: Our kids are right in the middle of the pack. The study, conducted by the Programme for...
  • Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges

     Obama nominates 2 veterans of 26th & Cal as judges
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama¬†Tuesday announced federal judge nominations for two veterans of "26th and Cal," Chicago's Criminal Courts Building. They are Associate Judge Jorge Luis Alonso and prosecutor John Robert Blakey. The...