| Dec 11, 2012
Charles Rosen, the renowned pianist and prolific writer whose award-winning book "The Classical Style" has been read by music students around the world, has died. He was 85.
The New York-born musician had been suffering from cancer and died Sunday...
| Dec 13, 2012
The Supreme Court's announcement last Friday that it will take up gay marriage is more than a chance for the justices to recognize the emerging national consensus in support of gay rights.
It is a chance for them to overrule the medieval views of...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities.
The feature winners are "The Panjiayuan Diary" by Tim Plaehn; "The Monkey King" by Galen Tong;...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Augustine H. "Humpy" Stump Jr., a retired Baltimore insurance executive who had been president of Stump, Harvey & Cook Co. Inc. and an active churchman and volunteer, died Sunday of complications from a fall and pneumonia at Springwell, a Mount Washington...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
William Mc. Brewster, a retired Baltimore businessman and lifelong Brooklandville resident, died May 3 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 81.
The son of the owner of the Baugh Chemical Co. and a homemaker, William McIIvaine Brewster...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
U.S. builders and the subcontractors they depend on are struggling to hire fast enough to meet rising demand for new homes.
Builders would be starting work on more homes — and contributing more to the economy — if they could fill more job...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:10 AM
David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general who resigned as head of the Central Intelligence Agency last year after confessing to an extramarital affair, will teach part-time at USC and help mentor students who are veterans, officials are...
| May 2, 2013
If there ever was a time to see "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," that time is now.
With a potent piece of fiction as its starting point and a splendid performance by Riz Ahmed as its centerpiece, "Reluctant Fundamentalist" is able to deal with the...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Richard F. Ober, a retired lawyer and insurance company executive who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died April 13 from vascular disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Richard...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Misquoting William Shakespeare: "Now is the spring of our discontent." Indeed, even as the daffodils blossom and the songbirds sing, my students at the University of Connecticut are stressing out from their end-of-semester quest for high grades....