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  • Mystery surrounds arrested Iranian blogger's reported death

     
    Human rights activists are calling on Iran to investigate the apparent death of a blogger who was in custody after being arrested for criticizing the government in online postings. Sattar Beheshti, 35, reportedly died this week while in detention after...
  • Britain seeks a million 'Dementia Friends'

     
    Britain is seeking a million “dementia friends” who will be trained to understand the illness and help those living with it, its prime minister announced Thursday. The plan is one of a host of measures aimed at dealing with dementia as the...
  • Baltimore restaurants open for Christmas Eve dinner

    Baltimore restaurants open for Christmas Eve dinner
    Restaurants serving a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes menu, along with their regular menus, on Christmas Eve include Donna's (5100 Falls Road, 410-532-7611, donnas.com/crosskeys), Aldo's (306 S. High St., 410-727-0700, aldositaly.com) ‎ in...
  • Turkey's leader calms protests -- for now

    Turkey's leader calms protests -- for now
    ISTANBUL, Turkey – The political standoff between antigovernment protesters and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan eased Friday, but the last two weeks of unrest revealed national fissures and a belief by many that their leader will get his...
  • Former 'Today' News Anchor Lew Wood Dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy's assassination and was a news anchor for NBC's "Today" show during a distinguished broadcast career that began with the dawn of television, has died at age 84....
  • Presiding Episcopal Bishop to preach Sunday in Longwood

     
    The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, is scheduled to preach the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 251 East Lake Brantley Drive, Longwood. Schori, who became the 26th...
  • Reactions to Pope Benedict’s surprise resignation

     
    Religion News Service's Kevin Eckstrom  has reaction to the surprise announcement by Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that he is resigning at the end of the month due to health reasons. Benedict is the first Pope in 600 years to voluntarily step down: “...
  • Tuscany-Canterbury residents divided over new roundabout

    Tuscany-Canterbury residents divided over new roundabout
    Attorney Robert Erwin pruned ivy on a tree outside his house Sunday afternoon as cars rolled through Baltimore City’s new roundabout at 39th Street and Canterbury Road. So, he was asked, is the traffic-calming device a good thing or a bad thing?...
  • UCLA Film & Television Archive kicks off Pasolini retrospective

    UCLA Film & Television Archive kicks off Pasolini retrospective
    Pier Paolo Pasolini was one of Italian cinema's most influential, controversial and iconoclastic filmmakers, arriving on the scene after neo-realists such as Vittorio De Sica and Roberto Rossellini. The openly gay playwright, novelist, political...
  • Tuscany-Canterbury residents dedicate new traffic circle

    Tuscany-Canterbury residents dedicate new traffic circle
    About a dozen Tuscany-Canterbury residents, including their city councilwoman, gathered Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the neighborhood's new traffic circle, which they hope will make the intersection of 39th Street and Canterbury safer....
  • Adding secrecy to scandal in mortgage crisis

    Adding secrecy to scandal in mortgage crisis
    We already know that federal regulators have undermined accountability for abuses by mortgage servicing companies. In another disturbing development, the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) are refusing to turn over...