| Feb 10, 2011
Kenneth Feinberg, the formerly freewheeling administrator of BP Plc's fund to compensate victims of last year's oil spill, could be forced to revamp dramatically how he handles claims now that the fund has come under the jurisdiction of a federal judge in...
| Jul 31, 2011
The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore.
In the past year and...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Stasia Manak, of Laurel, has been named to the dean's list for the fall and spring semesters at The Catholic University of America, in Washington. She has also been nominated for membership into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
For stations in Baltimore and across the country, Monday is the first day of the post-Oprah Winfrey era.
Llike their counterparts nationwide, stations here will be trying new and (allegedly_ improved shows to grab a piece of the huge audience that the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living.
The longtime Towson resident was 73.
The daughter of a banker and...
| Oct 16, 2008
An invigorated John McCain sharply challenged Barack Obama's policies and personal associations in the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night, attempting to reverse what appeared before the debate to be Obama's gathering momentum for the...
| Mar 8, 2009
Heisenberg, Quantum Physics,
and the Bomb
David C. Cassidy
Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27
In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
| Oct 30, 2009
August Coppola, a former literature professor who was the father of actor Nicolas Cage and brother of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, has died. He was 75.
Coppola died Tuesday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack, Cage'...
| Sep 11, 2009
| 5:10 PM
Skip Miller, a Los Angeles music industry veteran who rose from stock clerk to president of Motown Records and helped rejuvenate the black music division at RCA Records, has died. He was 62.
Miller, who also managed Lionel Richie's solo career, was being...
| May 5, 2009
Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...
| Aug 27, 2009
Ellie Greenwich, the New York songwriter behind a string of 1960s hits that gave effervescent voice to unbridled teen romance including "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Chapel of Love" and "Be My Baby," many of them in collaboration with producer Phil Spector, died...