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  • Blame football, not Title IX

    Blame football, not Title IX
    In 1975, Nebraska Sen. Roman Hruska warned a congressional hearing that college football was in mortal danger. The threat came from Title IX, the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial...
  • Liza Minnelli fetes 'Dallas Buyers Club' stars in New York City

    "HONEY, IF you don't win the Oscar, I'll give you mine!" That's what Liza Minnelli, the hostess with the mostest, said to Matthew McConaughey at the luncheon she presided over at the Monkey Bar, early this week. Liza was so blown away by "Dallas Buyers...
  • Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say

    The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have succeeded in transferring the brain-dead teen from an Oakland hospital to undisclosed care facility, but medical experts say it's only a matter of time before not even machines can keep her blood flowing....
  • Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79

    Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79
    Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79. A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
  • Food firms say 6.4 trillion fewer calories sold in 2012 than in 2007

    Food firms say 6.4 trillion fewer calories sold in 2012 than in 2007
    A group of big food companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than it did in 2007, an independent evaluator said Thursday in a report on the pledge manufacturers made to First Lady Michelle Obama’s program to end...
  • Escaping the rat maze of the welfare state

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty," and as the joke goes, "Poverty won." Five decades after a blizzard of programs began descending on the American people, the poverty rate remains essentially unchanged. That's a...
  • Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject

    OAKLAND — The case of the brain-dead 13-year-old girl whose family was embroiled in a legal standoff with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland seems to be nearing an end. After marathon negotiations with a federal magistrate, Jahi McMath'...
  • Actor Ronald Lee Hunter Dies at 70

    Stage and screen actor Ronald Hunter died December 3 from heart and kidney failure complications at Woodland Hills Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 70. Over a career that spanned nearly five decades, he appeared on Broadway and regional stages,...
  • ‘Marvels & Monsters’ exhibit explores comics’ portrayal of Asians

     
    With his slit-like eyes, spiky nails and Fu Manchu mustache, this Chinese mastermind’s appearance was about as subtle as his […]...
  • CashCall, the ex-regulator and the revolving door

    One fascinating aspect of a federal regulator's lawsuit this week against online lender CashCall for making allegedly illegal collections from borrowers is the identity of CashCall's defense lawyer. He's Neil Barofsky, the former federal prosecutor...
  • 5 Questions for James D. Hardesty

    If you want to know something about the history of the Baltimore investment community, you might want to call James Hardesty. The 67-year-old history buff and chairman of Hardesty Capital Management has spent his career in Baltimore, starting with a...