| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68.
"Jack was an excellent...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53.
Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Hampton improved to 3-0 by capturing the championship of North Carolina Central's round-robin tournament in Durham -- the Pirates' first title in a regular-season tournament since 2005.
A day after beating N.C. Central, the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:50 AM
US Lacrosse has announced that ESPN will broadcast the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship across its networks. As many as 40 nations are expected to participate in the event July 10-19, 2014, at Dick’s...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor, one of Africa's most distinguished literary figures, was among the scores of people killed by Al Qaeda-aligned terrorists who attacked a busy shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend.
Awoonor, 78, was killed Saturday...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association notified Division I athletic directors and coaches by email Wednesday afternoon that it has reached an interim contract agreement with the Collegiate Officials Committee that is effective...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Norfolk State gained its first victory of the season Saturday, beating Morgan State 27-21 in Baltimore in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both.
Tyler Clark completed 18 of 28 passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you have an employer-based 401(k) retirement plan, you almost certainly have the option of a target-date fund. They are expected soon to account for over half of all assets in employer-sponsored plans.
Target date funds are justifiably popular because...
| Oct 28, 2012
Philosopher Paul Kurtz was called many unflattering names during his long career, including "Satanic free-thinker" and "dangerous corrupter of young minds."
But the name some of his critics considered most damning was the one he most prized.
| 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...