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MOSCOW -- Burning the Bolshoi Ballet artistic director's face with acid was not part of the plan, the top dancer arrested for allegedly masterminding the attack told a Russian court Thursday. Pavel Dmitrichenko, 29, admitted to organizing the attack but...
Several years ago, my daughter, who is now 7, drew a picture of the gym where she was taking gymnastics. My main impression of this gym was that it smelled of dirty socks and that it was a hectic place. But how did my preschooler see it? Her drawing...
Good thing the Pavilion on the Lake is the last piece of Tavares' waterfront project — the natives are getting twitchy. City Council members last week unanimously approved cost overruns that will nearly double the cost — bringing it to $6....
Few days opened more darkly for the U.S. Navy than March 9, 1862. Mangled by the lethal guns and armored sides of the CSS Virginia on the previous afternoon, the Union fleet in Hampton Roads still reeled from the brutal loss of two warships and 300...
Tags: Basketball, Unions, U.S. Navy, Career and Workplace, Sports
More than a century after she went blind, a new study casts doubt on how bright, blue-eyed “Little House on the Prairie” older sister Mary Ingalls lost her vision. Using medical papers from the 19th century, unpublished family journals and...
The day I was born, a snow storm was brewing in Tehran, or at least that's what my mother tells me. I am starting to suspect that my introduction into the world on such a turbulent day has played a part in a lifelong obsession I've had with extremely cold...
SAN FRANCISCO — "This is one of my favorite rooms," said SFJAZZ founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline, smiling as he stepped over exposed pipes and dusty planks in the SFJAZZ Center. "Then again, they're all my favorite rooms," he...
Tags: Tony Bennett, Music, Dave Chappelle , Lincoln Center, Bill Cosby
The day I was born, a snow storm was brewing in Tehran — or at least that's what my mother tells me. I am starting to suspect that my introduction into the world on such a turbulent day has played a part in a lifelong obsession I've had with...
Carole Kiesz is president of the Aberdeen Area Humane Society. On March 2, the Aberdeen Area Humane Society will have its annual fundraiser, Cause for the Paws. This was previously known as the Bow Wow Boogie. It will be held at the Eagles with Yappy...
Tags: Auction Service, Bow Wow, Human Interest
The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
Ray Lewis' Ravens held on for dear life, a seemingly certain Super Bowl victory only a few yards from slipping away. In the end, however, Lewis got the finale he wanted to his decorated 17-year career, a world championship secured by one last...
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