| Aug 8, 2014
I saw on Fox News that a Florida jury awarded the widow of a man who died of lung cancer $23.6 billion — yes, billion. That staggers the imagination. Did the tobacco company force him to smoke?
Why not sue the FTC for allowing the manufacture of...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Orioles have already given Baltimore much to be proud of this week by clinching the American League East division title. Not as well known is another reason for Baltimore to be proud of this amazing organization — for the role that they are...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:42 PM
It has been a difficult season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis, but the first baseman hit two milestones Friday night with one swing. With his sixth-inning solo shot, Davis picked up his 20th homer of the season and 150th of his career.
He was asked...
| Sep 21, 2014
Debbie Weiss had two options before her when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012; give in emotionally and physically or fight back. She chose the latter.
These days, her life is as much about fighting the disease as it is about spreading...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal.
Jay Paterno, who...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If you live in a region with lots of air pollution, you might not always breathe easy. So it might help to sit back, relax and enjoy a helping or two of broccoli.
Better yet, have a stiff cup of broccoli-sprout tea.
It might not be the advice you expect...
| Jul 21, 2014
How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air?
If you're an expatriate employee of the Coca-Cola Co., the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report this month in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...