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  • Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87

    Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87
    Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87. When her children told extended family members she had died, few...
  • REVIEW: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Ever since the moment in "Bottle Rocket" (1996) when Luke Wilson's character paused during a robbery of his own boyhood home to straighten a toy soldier on a bedroom shelf, writer-director Wes Anderson announced his intentions as an artist of serenely...
  • Who will succeed Disney CEO Robert Iger in 2016?

    Who will succeed Disney CEO Robert Iger in 2016?
    It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting. Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
  • Marble steps reused as gathering place

    Marble steps reused as gathering place
    Alice Johnson noticed the checker boards that recently popped up behind her house, a neat brick rowhouse in the Barclay neighborhood of Baltimore. "People will definitely use them," she said. "I play. I wish I could play chess, too." She should have...
  • NBA Finals' fade is no fluke: Miami Heat needs a mirror

    NBA Finals' fade is no fluke: Miami Heat needs a mirror
    The revelers who had lingered along Biscayne Boulevard hours after Game 3 of the NBA Finals were gone after another game and another defeat two days later, vanishing just like their beloved team. The party may be over in South Beach, and not just...
  • La Canada elementary school student is youngest female chess master

    La Canada elementary school student is youngest female chess master
    There are no such things as baby steps when youngsters jump feet-first into the world of competitive chess. Annie Wang was 5 when she first saw the 32 classic chess fixtures: knights, bishops, rooks, pawns and the king and queen. “I thought they...
  • Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack

    Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack
    A Chinese court has sentenced three people to death and five others to prison in connection with a deadly terrorist attack in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square last fall, authorities said Monday. Two pedestrians were killed and about 40 were injured in...
  • Gap week activities

    Gap week activities
    Francis W. Parker School’s Chess Camp This one-week Chess Wizards camp is for grades K–8. Learn chess openings, tactics and end-game models, plus variations on the classic game, like Bughouse, Allies and Fischer Chess. Campers are divided...
  • IndieCade brings risk-taking games to Culver City

     
    This weekend more than 120 games will be playable on the streets of Culver City as part of IndieCade, a […]...
  • Pine Crest grad, 22, in hunt for World Series final table

    A Pine Crest School graduate from Weston is in the hunt for the final table at the World Series of Poker -- and he has a lot of friends rooting for him. Jonathan Schoder, 22, is still alive with only 97 players remaining at the Rio All-Suites Hotel in...
  • Daily crossword

    Daily crossword