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  • 25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team

    25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team
    Eight past, present and future Maryland Terps are among 88 players invited to try out for the U.S. women's national team next weekend at Georgetown University. In addition, 17 others with local ties were also selected to try out. The Terps' list of...
  • Vive la difference in linguistic styles?

     <i>Vive la difference</i> in linguistic styles?
    I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer. But I was surprised...
  • Jacob D. Hornstein, lawyer

    Jacob D. Hornstein, lawyer
    Jacob D. "Jake" Hornstein, who practiced law in Baltimore for 67 years, died Feb. 8 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of severe brain trauma after a fall. He was 92. "He was a fine gentleman and was well-versed in the law. He was also very bright," said...
  • Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers

    Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers
    The razor-sharp satirists behind "The Onion" and a former director of the embattled National Security Agency are among this spring's speakers in the Johns Hopkins University's Foreign Affairs Symposium, a series of free public lectures. Students...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • State court bans ex-reporter Stephen Glass from being a lawyer

    SAN FRANCISCO — A former journalist who fabricated magazine articles lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday in a court ruling that faulted his character and a failure to atone for his prior misconduct. In a unanimous decision, the...
  • Disgraced journalist Stephen Glass unlikely to ever be lawyer

    SAN FRANCISCO — A former journalist who fabricated magazine articles is unlikely ever to get a license to practice law, legal experts say. Stephen R. Glass lost a years-long bid to become a lawyer Monday after the California Supreme Court denied...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized

    Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized
    As he left UC Santa Barbara's memorial for victims of last week's rampage Tuesday evening, Matt Moore fumed about the attention being lavished on the man who caused the violence. Elliot Rodger, 22, left behind videos and writings that vividly describe...
  • Youth Opportunity program helps young adults, many struggling with big challenges

    Youth Opportunity program helps young adults, many struggling with big challenges
    Marvin McKenstry Jr. helped a roomful of young people navigate a byzantine online job application, but his most important advice came as everyone got up to go. To a few young men, he shared more details about a construction site they'd be helping at the...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...