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  • Why fighting AIDS in Africa is absolutely in our interest

    Thomas McDonough of Towson, asks if U.S. taxpayer dollars sent to fight AIDS in Africa are not better used right here in Baltimore or Detroit, at least for now ("African AIDS money better spent at home," June 25). Senora McGuire of Dundalk deplores the...
  • AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy

    AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy
    In the United States and Europe, antiretroviral drugs haveĀ changed HIV infection from an early death sentence to a lifelong but manageable condition. Many international philanthropies have contended that these medicationsĀ could do the same in poor...
  • Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...
  • Fire at abandoned Carroll County hospital under investigation

    Approximately 50 firefighters spent about two hours battling a fire Saturday at the abandoned Henryton State Hospital in the Marriottsville area of Carroll County, officials said Sunday. Brett Pearce, deputy chief of the Sykesville Fire Department,...
  • A Ghostly Mountaintop With A View

    A Ghostly Mountaintop With A View
    Each year, I make my annual trek to Meriden Square or the nearby Target in the Silver City. And each year, usually while mumbling about waiting until the last minute, I stare up at the Hanging Hills of Meriden and Berlin and let out a great big sigh....
  • Obit recalls the Duchess of Windsor's tangled Baltimore family tree

    When the film "The King's Speech" won four Academy Awards last year, it opened a floodgate of curiosity about Baltimore's Wallis Warfield Simpson, the late Duchess of Windsor. As Baltimore's go-to person on matters regarding the duchess, I have given more...
  • Hot Property: Jodie Foster sells Beverly Hills estate

    Hot Property: Jodie Foster sells Beverly Hills estate
    Actress-producer Jodie Foster has sold her gated Beverly Hills estate for $8.3 million, public records show. Climbing roses and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. The listing described the style as...
  • Richard F. Kirchner, SSA official

    Richard F. Kirchner, SSA official
    Richard Franklyn Kirchner, a World War II veteran and retired Social Security Administration official, died Jan. 7 of Lewy body dementia at the Harmony Hall assisted-living facility in Columbia. He was 86. Mr. Kirchner was born in New York City and...
  • Eleanor A. Laun

    Eleanor A. Laun
    Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community. The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94. Eleanor A. McNelis...
  • More with Amandeep Sandhu

    More with Amandeep Sandhu
    As promised, here's the continuation of Rosalia Scalia's thoughtful Q&A with Indian novelist Amandeep Sandhu. He touches on inspirations, the challenge of writing in another language, and the role that emotion plays in great writing. RS: You said that in...
  • The power of light

    The power of light
    It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...