| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Just as Social Security is an American cornerstone, baseball is America's pastime.
Baseball is an annual rite of summer and a game that is known for its numbers. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak, Cal Ripken's record 2,632 consecutive games played,...
| Feb 3, 2012
They're the BFF of our wardrobe. The first thing we grab when we need to look presentable but don't want to think hard about it: our go-to pants.
It doesn't matter if we're male or female, young or old, a pair of dark trousers is the one thing we all...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Is it possible to produce a mildly amusing primetime musical drama that doesn’t take place in high school or involve over- the-top singing? Yes, and ladies and gentlemen it’s called “Smash.” In the pilot episode, viewers enter...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Mrs. Bowie Marley George died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at the Copper Ridge retirement community in Sykesville, Md., where she had been a resident since mid-2011.
She was the wife of the late Harry George Jr. of Brunswick, Md., to whom she was married for...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he doesn't pay attention to the standings until August.
For the past 14 seasons, Orioles fans haven't had the need to either, their team usually already long out of contention by this time of year.
"I haven't looked...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Americans idolize their movie stars. They're a part of our pop culture. But few have earned the distinction of being timeless icons...like Marilyn Monroe.
She died exactly 50 years ago -- August 5th 1962 -- but she remains very much alive in the minds...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:03 AM
MÉXICO, DF .- A 50 años de su muerte, ocurrida el 5 de agosto de 1962, Marilyn Monroe sigue siendo una de las estrellas más poderosas de Hollywood.
Tan sólo el año pasado, la actriz ocupó el tercer puesto de la lista anual de Forbes de las celebridades...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:39 PM
My favorite is a children's book called "Keeping Score" by Linda Sue Park. Taking place in Brooklyn in the 1950s, this story focuses on 9-year-old Maggie (named for Joe DiMaggio) and her love for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Maggie learns several important...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:47 PM
“Smash” is more fun when it’s being bad. NBCturned up the drama and the music this week, giving fans a reason to not give up on the show just yet. The opening scenes set the stage for the hour, with Eileen learning that her assistant has...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Asthma, a chronic long-term lung disease that affects almost 7.1 million American children, is diagnosed more during the fall than any other season.
Asthma — the inflammation and narrowing of the lung’s bronchial tubes that cause airways to...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:13 PM
For 3/4 of United States history we operated as merit based communities. The adage of "working hard and playing by the rules" was last used by Bill Clinton and coined by American novelist Horatio Alger who wrote that success was achieved by "…...