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  • Dorothea 'Doris' von Kessler, researcher

    Dorothea 'Doris' von Kessler, researcher
    Dorothea "Doris" von Kessler, a retired medical researcher, died of cancer Sunday at her Sparks-Glencoe home. She was 78. Born Dorothea Edith Maria Poeschl in Vienna, Austria, she was the daughter of Rudolf Poeschl, a leather manufacturer, and Marion...
  • 'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport

    'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport
    Alan Turing, the British mathematician, logician and "father of the modern computer" who played a critical wartime role in breaking the ciphers of Nazi Germany at Bletchley Park, was a bit of an eccentric genius. He chained his tea mug to a radiator to...
  • 'Tootsie' on a roll -- new DVD restoration celebrates a classic film

    "RON? I have a name. It's Dorothy. It's not Tootsie or Toots or Sweetie or Honey or Doll." "Oh, -----!" "No, just Dorothy. Alan's always Alan; Tom's always Tom and John's always John. It's Dorothy. Capital D-O-R-O-T-H-Y." THAT'S Dustin Hoffman, in...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • Billy Graham makes Most Admired list for 58th time

    For a record 58th time, evangelist Billy Graham has made the Gallup Poll's annual list of the men Americans most admire. The 96-year-old Graham, who rarely leaves his North Carolina home anymore, tied with former President George W. Bush at No. 4 in...
  • Edwin H. Brandt Jr.

    Edwin H. Brandt Jr.
    Edwin H. Brandt Jr., a retired Baltimore Sun editor and author who led its sports department and covered 1950s Baltimore Orioles and Colts games, died of complications from a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 85....
  • Buckingham Palace strengthens defense for Prince Andrew against underage sex claims

    Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman. In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
  • Rash of celebrity splits usher in the new year

    "BETWEEN Mickey's chest and my chest -- well, let's just say it makes dancing close somewhat difficult!" That's what bountifully endowed Jayne Mansfield said when she married superbly pumped-up muscleman Mickey Hargitay in 1958. I WAS reminded of...
  • Joan Collins, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Hurt and James Corden honored by Queen Elizabeth II

    The diva of "Dynasty" is now a dame. Joan Collins, who played scheming, shoulder pad-wearing Alexis Carrington in the hit 1980s TV show, was made the female equivalent of a knight in Queen Elizabeth II's annual New Year's honors list. The star of...
  • Winer to lecture about Ethiopian Jews

    Winer to lecture about Ethiopian Jews
    Rabbi Mark Winer, Ph.D. — an international interfaith scholar and leader who played a crucial role in the airlift of Ethiopian Jews from Ethiopia to Israel — will give a lecture titled "Let My People Go: Ethiopian Exodus" at 3 p.m. on Sunday,...
  • Sid Beckwith is an inspiration 1,000 times over

    CLERMONT — Madison Bumgarner got Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award. With all due respect to him, Russell Wilson, Rory McIlroy and other stars, I'll take Sid Beckwith. He plays golf six days a week and has a girlfriend. Those factors...