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  • Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
  • 10 tips for a better life from The Times' 2014 Op-Ed pages

    10 tips for a better life from The Times' 2014 Op-Ed pages
    What to do about rude people? Anti-vaxxers? Ignorant voters? Here’s some of the most popular advice The Times’ op-ed pages dispensed in 2014. Voting is not, as Lena Dunham says, “kind of a gateway drug to ‘getting involved.&...
  • War: Is it really just about getting the ladies?

    War: Is it really just about getting the ladies?
    It's a question that's caused more than a few brawls among academics: Just why do humans engage in bloody combat when the risk to life and limb is so high? Some anthropologists have argued that warfare must confer an evolutionary benefit to warriors, or...
  • David T. Yue

    David T. Yue
    Dr. David Tuckchow Yue, a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor of biomedical engineering and neuroscience, died of a heart attack Dec. 23 while working in his lab in East Baltimore. He was 57 and lived in Towson. "He was an acclaimed biophysicist,...
  • Reforming Cuba: Cuban economic reforms spur talk of race

    As Cuba prepares to enter its fifth year of economic reforms to jump-start its lumbering economy, many say the changes have had an unintended affect: drawing attention to the sensitive subject of race. For decades, Cuban officials resisted talk about...
  • University in Alabama ends football program, angering just about everyone

    University in Alabama ends football program, angering just about everyone
    In the powerhouse world of Alabama college football, the Blazers have long been the scrappy underdog. This season, there was a turnaround for the University of Alabama at Birmingham: A new coach led the team to six wins, game attendance doubled to...
  • New Laguna mayor puts focus on the arts

    New Laguna mayor puts focus on the arts
    As Laguna Beach's new mayor, Bob Whalen said the city's arts community needs a spark. Some arts institutions in town are operating on narrow margins, while others struggle to find venues for their work, Whalen said Monday as he discussed goals for the...
  • Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard

    Levenger founder Steve Leveen returns to school at Harvard
    Steve Leveen built his business on the benefits of reading. Delray Beach-based Levenger sells products for readers and writers. So friends and colleagues are not surprised that in 2015 Leveen will be hitting the books in a more formal way — at...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Consumer Reports: New rules for coffee and wine drinkers

    During the holiday season, meals often begin with wine and end with coffee, notes Consumer Reports. If you've seen the headlines touting the health benefits of both beverages -- and you're among the 61 percent of Americans who down a daily cup of java...
  • Many buyers no longer see marriage as prerequisite to a mortgage

    Many buyers no longer see marriage as prerequisite to a mortgage
    In more than two decades as a real estate agent, Marc Tahler has seen his client base of would-be buyers shift. He used to see a lot of younger couples, married, maybe with a kid in tow or one on the way. Lately, though, his buyers are trending a...