| May 7, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71.
"He had trophies that are...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Russia and China signed a landmark $400-billion natural gas deal Wednesday, sealing their friendship at a time when both are unpopular in their neighborhoods and at odds with the United States.
Russian President Vladimir Putin desperately needed to seal...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Prince George was the subject of many aww-inducing photos during his family's trip Down Under, but his mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly has one favorite in particular.
A snapshot taken by professional photographer Simon Woolf, also a...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Kate Moss fittingly wore a tuxedo suit from her new Topshop collection to the official launch celebration in London on Tuesday. A huge crowd turned out for the occasion. [Daily Mail]
Meanwhile the bridal gown designed by John Galliano for Moss' 2011...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday.
Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Leno's tenure...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Prince William wants to destroy all the ivory artifacts in Buckingham Palace. Here at the other end of the ivory owner spectrum, I’m wondering what to do with my backup piano keys.
Organized crime has turned ivory poaching from a worrisome trend...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Shailene Woodley, soon to be seen in "Divergent," is on the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire. Inside, she talks about leaving her teens, social media, her first kiss, fan attention and former costar George Clooney. “He’s still one of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WOMEN MARRY men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed," said Albert Einstein.
THE GREAT physicist's theory on marital hopes is a nutshell description of the wedlock of Diana Spencer and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:37 PM
By George, the royal baby is getting so big! Prince William and his wife, Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, have released another family portrait containing their wee prince.
The latest snapshot features George and his family peeking out of their...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
In his short life, Dylan Thomas became one of the world's first multimedia superstars through his spellbinding poetry, stage readings, and dramatic writing for the stage, screen, radio and television.
Just 39 when he died in November 1953, Thomas also...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, her successor, the current Prince Charles, about to be crowned king, holds the government and the entire country to ransom. It's not just a tremendous idea for a play: Mike Bartlett's "King Charles...