| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:32 PM
It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on.
But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Now that the Legislature is in session for the next two months, it's time to get down to business. For me, that means re-launching my campaign to wipe the toilet paper sales tax off the rolls.
My slogan: This is a movement we can all get behind....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Mike Schmidt, perhaps the greatest third baseman in baseball history and a harsh critic of players using performance-enhancing drugs, sat down with reporters Saturday to discuss his recovery from skin cancer.
"I'm a very lucky man," said the former...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:02 PM
William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play the villainous pirate Blackbeard in Warner Bros.' forthcoming Peter Pan origin film "Pan."
Joe Wright is directing the adventure tale from a script by Jason Fuchs.
WB had gone to Javier Bardem for the role but the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
It can take anywhere from one to two hours for the smell of clean clothes to infiltrate your senses at a laundromat.
But Elson Lai and Chris Carey were determined to do one better. They established a company that completes a laundry cycle in just 10...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:02 PM
With six freshmen on the roster, Seton Keough's girls basketball team is a work in progress, and the No. 13 Gators took another significant step Saturday.
In a game they led by 12 points with two and a half minutes left, the Gators held off a furious...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Catonsville will host an afternoon of high school basketball along with Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph on Dec. 21 to benefit The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research.
Comets girls basketball coach Mike Mohler had been friends...