| Oct 13, 2012
The view of a 16th-century Lisbon street is such a teeming hodgepodge of races, social classes and religions and has so much life on display — much of it mischievous — that's it hard not to smile.
Slightly to the right of center, an African...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University and Lloyd Shapley of UCLA have been awarded the Nobel Prizein economics for their work in market design and matching theory, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday.
Roth and Shapley's work focuses on...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) A UCLA professor has won the Nobel Prize for economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday
Lloyd Shapley of UCLA and Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for their work in...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:59 AM
So by now, Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment from Tuesday night’s presidential debate has long passed into meme territory. It’s been branded the new “Big Bird.” Inevitably, some are questioning the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:25 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comment about "binders full of women" has gone viral on the Internet, spawning jokes, mash-ups and musical memes.
But women's rights advocates said the comment nevertheless sheds light on the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Robert E. "Bob" Mason, a Baltimore internist and cardiologist who developed the standard stress test that has saved countless lives worldwide, died Wednesday of pneumonia at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. He was 95.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:38 AM
We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:43 AM
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award.
Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
| May 20, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Away from the clamor of protesters and the glitter of a city dressed up for the NATO summit, first lady Michelle Obama and the spouses of foreign heads of state spent Sunday afternoon on the South Side, less than a mile from the neighborhood where she...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
David Luke Hopkins Jr., first president and CEO of Brown Investment Advisory and Trust Co., died May 23 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. He was 84.
The son of D. Luke Hopkins Sr., who was president and chairman of...