| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
PARIS- Felix van Groeningen's romance drama "The Broken Circle Breakdown" ("Alabama Monroe"), which reps Belgium in the Oscar's foreign-language race, has snatched up the Lux Award, a nod handed out by the European Parliament.
The Lux award, voted on...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Mittens McGee doesn't exactly look like an artist.
He's a friendly, fat, gray-and-white cat who commands a comfy couch in his room with a view at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in Annapolis.
A few weeks ago, though, teen volunteers wrangled Mittens...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Sam Sommer, the 8-year-old boy whose 18-month battle with leukemia was emotionally chronicled online by his parents, died Saturday morning at his home in Highwood, his father said.
Titled "Superman Sam," the blog provides an intimate look into the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:13 PM
It is a stark image of the screen star, a woman whose playful smile and cascading hair made her a style icon of the 1970s and '80s.
Staring straight ahead, Farrah Fawcett's eyes are pensive, her face still.
A silk screen on canvas, the Andy Warhol...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Hampton gained one of its most remarkable victories in school history, outlasting Big 12 opponent Kansas State 86-75 Saturday with a game-closing 12-0 run in the second overtime period before a crowd of 587 at the HU Convocation Center.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:23 PM
For Sharon Hart, the third day after her chemotherapy treatment for acute myeloid leukemia is always the hardest. That’s when she feels weak and sometimes discouraged.
“The blood levels are depleted and I get tired and sick to my stomach,&...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:11 PM
An 8-year-old Pennsylvania girl, whose battle against a rare form of leukemia became a social media sensation that inspired thousands of people to gather and sing her Christmas carols, has succumbed to her disease, her family announced on Wednesday....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Stanley A. Lipinski, a retired Western Electric worker, died Sunday of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95 and lived in Parkville.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, he was the son of Harry Lipinski, a crane operator, and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
These selected questions were answered by experts attending the 2013 BlogPaws Conference May 16-18 in Tysons Corner, VA. Over 500 pet bloggers and pet writers gathered to learn more about how to educate people about companion animals using social media. I...