| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, a Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist whose career spanned 50 years and who was also a dedicated Francophile, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at Sinai Hospital.
The longtime Pikesville resident was 86.
"First of all,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday.
Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
We knew it was coming. Now we know when.
Bentley will use the Feb. 20 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland to unveil its all-new Flying Spur sedan, the company announced Monday. Until then, we have a short teaser video to whet our appetite.
Based largely on...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum:
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The hunt for planets like our own has come up with a striking discovery: There's a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system.
"Close," of course, is a relative...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:39 AM
The hunt for planets like our own has come up with a striking discovery: There’s a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system.
“Close,” of course,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie.
Ai's debut album...
| Oct 12, 2010
Joan Sutherland, the Australian tailor's daughter acclaimed as "La Stupenda" during a nearly 40-year operatic career and rated by many critics as the most powerful and technically perfect diva of the 20th century, has died. She was 83.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:39 PM
In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart.
Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:42 PM
On the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Syria retaliated Tuesday for last week’s coordinated expulsion of its diplomats from the United States, Europe, Turkey and elsewhere, labeling as “unwelcome” a series of ambassadors and other foreign envoys from 11 nations, including the...