| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:58 PM
CHARLES CITY, Iowa — He built it, so they come.
Anyone driving down the gravel road through the cornfields of northern Iowa can't be blamed for stepping on the brakes and doing a double take. Just off the road, between a house and farm buildings,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Liz Breck was a determined long-distance runner and fitness fanatic whose magnetic personality inspired others to get into shape and to keep a positive outlook on life.
Even when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she hardly missed a step.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma April 10 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:06 PM
We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them?
Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In one of the most poignant scenes in HBO’s “True Detective,” Michelle Monaghan’s Maggie Hart accuses her husband, Martin, played by Woody Harrelson, of being a promiscuous “sulky teenager.”
“You put a ceiling...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:20 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists, NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has indeed left our solar system and had entered interstellar space more than a year ago....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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I literally grew up in a newsroom. Off and on throughout my childhood, my mother was a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor. I can remember...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The president of Humboldt State University will retire at the end of the academic year, officials said Wednesday.
Rollin Richmond has served as head of the Arcata campus for nearly 12 years. His retirement was announced at a meeting in Long Beach of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:53 PM
As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours.
The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...