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  • Grim, gruesome — and great

    Grim, gruesome — and great
    Just how bad is this particular bad guy? You don't want to know. Or perhaps you do, which is surely the case if you appreciate the thrillers of Karin Slaughter, an absolute master at describing violence, mayhem and the darkness that stalls and sours...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Lack of sleep contributing to obesity

    Lack of sleep contributing to obesity
    In 1960, Americans averaged 81/2 hours of sleep a night, and our obesity rate was around 12 percent. Today we're averaging 6 1/2 to seven hours, and our obesity rate has climbed to around 30 percent. Coincidence? No, say sleep experts. They point out...
  • Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
  • Toe a new line: barefoot shoes

    Toe a new line: barefoot shoes
    If you live in Los Angeles or other fashion-forward places where people are eager to try new things, you have seen them: people running around in shoes that look like gorilla feet, modern ninja footwear or high-tech surf booties. They are the newest...
  • New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers

    New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers
    Millions of Americans might be eligible for rebates starting in 2012 under regulations released Monday detailing the health care law?s requirement that insurers spend at least 80 percent of their revenue on direct medical care. Insurance plans covering...
  • 6 sites to help you find foreclosures

    6 sites to help you find foreclosures
    Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are. Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...
  • Dark Passages: Pursued by the 'crooked' past

    Dark Passages: Pursued by the 'crooked' past
    There is no greater joy than when an author whom you've long admired produces his or her best work to date. Already in this column's pages — real or virtual — I've sung the praises of Don Winslow for "Savages," his literary approximation of...
  • Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...
  • Book review: 'Driven West'

    Book review: 'Driven West'
    The genocidal removal of Native Americans from their ancestral homelands is one of the most shameful episodes in American history. Over and over, A.J. Langguth reports in his unfocused but nonetheless scarifying account, U.S. presidents proclaimed that it...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'
    Middle School The Worst Years of My Life James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrations by Laura Park Little, Brown: 284 pp., $15.99, ages 12 and up Middle school is an awkward other-world — a purgatorial pit stop between childhood and...