| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
In the past 10 days, analogies have been made linking Joe Paterno to Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and the Devil.
Who's next, bin Laden?
We have seen a witch hunt, and Paterno, the man who in large part made Penn State a national university, has been...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The program at Goucher College's 121st commencement ceremony Friday listed speaker Ira Glass' main connection to the Towson college: His grandmother was a member of its Class of 1931. In the public radio host's remarks, he added that college President...
| Jun 8, 2012
Karl Max Jenkins, a former German merchant mariner who jumped ship in Baltimore and later became a stationary engineer and building superintendent, died Saturday of heart failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
The former longtime Lauraville...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
PARIS -- France's far right-leaning National Front party is threatening to sue after singer Madonna showed a video of party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika superimposed on her forehead during a concert in Paris.
"The images that were projected...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:18 PM
It is safe to say that last week, 99 percent of the people in this country had never heard the name Joseph Kony. That percentage is falling by the second thanks to an organized YouTube, Twitter and Facebook campaign that says as much about the power of...
| Mar 26, 2012
Patience Abbe was only 11 when the memoir she wrote with her two brothers, "Around the World in Eleven Years," climbed onto the bestseller lists for grown-ups in 1936.
As the siblings recounted their nomadic childhood in Europe and subsequent move to...
| Mar 28, 2012
Two albums used by Adolf Hitler to document priceless pieces of art and furniture stolen by the Nazi's were discovered in private homes and donated to the National Archives. This is a huge find. These albums were in the hands of Hitler during World...
| Oct 27, 2010
If you've ever been Rickrolled -- subjected to the popular Internet meme of a few years back, in which an unsuspecting web-surfer clicks a hyperlink and winds up watching the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 hit "Never Gonna Give......
| Oct 30, 2010
Comedian Jon Stewart, left, welcomes comedian Stephen Colbert to the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on Saturday afternoon on the National Mall. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Musicians (backed by funk group the Roots) and celebrities mocked a...
| Nov 15, 2010
LeBron James could be taking his talents -- or at least his good looks -- to the cover of Time magazine at the end of the year. The Miami Heat forward is one of 25 finalists for the magazine's person......