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Arthur W. Machen Jr., a retired attorney who was also the chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and a legal advocate for the poor, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Ruxton resident was 92. A well-...
Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
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For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue. But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
Tags: Politics, Science, Finance, Research, Arts and Culture
Crompton "Tommy" Smith Jr., an accomplished steeplechase rider who won the Maryland Hunt Cup five times, died Tuesday at his Upperco home from complications of a riding accident suffered more than a decade ago. He was 75. The son and grandson of noted...
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
Tags: Politics, Science, Research, Finance, Arts and Culture
I wonder what grounding looked like in the 1920s. What items or privileges were restricted? "Young man, hand over the stick. There will be no stick ball and no fishing." And what did kids get grounded for? Were they lighting matches or dressing like...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intrauterine devices are safe for teenagers, according to a new analysis of more than 90,000 women who used the long-term contraceptives. Researchers found less than 1 percent of all women developed serious complications...
Keehn Landis died quietly at his home on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Keehn was born on June 17, 1922, and grew up in Glencoe, Ill. He enlisted in the Air Force right after the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor. As he waited to be called up, he was able to...
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1. The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
Tags: Politics, Antoine Fuqua, Nicolas Cage, Tina Fey, Gerard Butler
Opening Friday The Croods Cavemen — they’re just like us! — or so ‘‘The Croods’’ seems to be saying with its familiar mix of generational clashes, coming-of-age milestones and generally relatable laughs. ...
Three new faces will join the Alumni Wall of Fame at Lake Forest High School, which contains photographs and plaques celebrating the accomplishments of former students and inspiring current ones. The three unveiled Wednesday were David Crane, Thomas...
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