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  • Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case

    Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case
    The Supreme Court sided with precedent and tradition in the television industry Wednesday over a technological innovation that justices suggested seemed a bit too clever, ruling that TV broadcasters have an exclusive copyright over the programs they...
  • Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play

    Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play
    When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man. Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March. Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
  • Musikfest Day 5: Nearing fest's midpoint, here are the free acts you need to see

     
    As the midpoint of Musikfest nears, the daily lineup of acts stays strong. Here are the free-stage acts we think you need to see today: The Ballroom Thieves, 5 p.m. Americaplatz. High energy up-and-coming Boston-based indie pop-folk trio makes a......
  • TV ratings: 'Big Brother' debuts Season 16 with fuller house

    TV ratings: 'Big Brother' debuts Season 16 with fuller house
    It looks like the property value of CBS' "Big Brother" house is holding steady so far after dipping last year. The summer reality TV stalwart launched it 16th season Wednesday by introducing the first eight of the 16 new housemates who will battle for...
  • Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★&#9733 1/2
    The boy we see in "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," now at the Siskel Film Center and available on demand starting this weekend, grew up in Highland Park, his imagination seizing on (and seized by) computers not long after he could...
  • Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team

    Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo named to USA Basketball's select team
    USA Basketball today formally named Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris, Magic guard Victor Oladipo and 11 additional players to its select team. The select team will train with the U.S. national team from July 28-July 31 in Las Vegas as the national...
  • Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future

    Visiting an iPic Theater and considering moviegoing's past, future
    I treated myself to the latest and most extravagant in theatrical experiences a few days ago, but instead of making me excited about the arrival of the future, it made me melancholy about the loss of the past. Not that my trip to the excellent new...
  • Reality Shows Still Dominating the Summer Program Rankings

    There are a record number of scripted programs on television this summer, but young adults by and large are choosing their reality-show favorites instead. In a week that saw the return of "Big Brother" (pictured), nine of the week's top 10 original...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Allen Grossman

    Allen Grossman
    Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "Allen was an inimitable...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...