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Ho ho ho! UPS, FedEx soar on holiday shopping hopes

Christmas has come early for the companies that help Santa deliver gifts during the holidays. Shares of UPS and FedEx are both trading at all-time highs.

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A walk down the (grocery store) aisle

Couples have gotten married in all kinds of wacky venues -- restaurants, racetracks, even a shark tank. So why not throw a grocery store into the mix?

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Film Review: Almost Christmas

Watching this humorous film is like getting a funny greeting card that makes you laugh as it warms your heart. This ode to the joy and angst people feel as their family reconvenes for the certain chaos, gluttony and joy during Christmas, is a nice way to start the holiday season. It’s a very entertaining stocking stuffer. It’s comic relief.

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Are you eligible for new Medicare benefits? Find out today.

Your health needs change from year to year. And, your health plan may change its benefits and costs each year too. That’s why it’s important to review your Medicare choices each fall. Compare your current plan to new options and see if you can lower your costs or find a plan better suited to your needs.

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Flying to Cuba: What you need to know

Hoping to fly to Cuba? It's complicated.

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From Obama to Trump, D.C. and the arts could shift toward a big chill

President Obama handed out Presidential Medals of Freedom on Tuesday, to a glittering class of recipients that included actors and athletes, rock stars and business pioneers.

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Mortgage rates climb above 4% for first time this year

Mortgage rates have pushed past 4% for the first time this year.

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Cicely Tyson Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson.

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Where Brazil's best cooks come from

Someone said "gun!" while we were shooting a scene in a crowded cafe in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and the next thing I knew my director, Mo Fallon, had dropped his camera, dragged me to the floor and covered me with his body.

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Eli Lilly's promising Alzheimer's drug fails in clinical trials

A large trial of a drug to treat dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease has ended in failure after people receiving the treatment showed no significant improvements to those taking a placebo.

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These Christmas lights don't need to be wrapped around the tree

Let's admit it. Hanging Christmas tree lights is annoying.

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Amazon unveils Cyber Monday deals

Black Friday sales are still going on, but Amazon has unveiled some of its deals for Cyber Monday.

North Dakota pipeline protests see peaceful Thanksgiving

While plenty of Americans gathered Thursday for a Thanksgiving that meant family and football, hundreds of protesters gathered in several sites to rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Winning $421 million Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee

A winning Powerball ticket worth $420.9 million was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, in the state's second-largest lottery jackpot ever, the Tennessee Lottery said Sunday.

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HBCU Round UP: Thanksgiving Weekend

For your daily dose of sports in the world of historically black colleges and universities. Be sure to check out the 'HBCU-RoundUp' compiled by Phinesse Demps of the Baltimore Times.

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Dave Chappelle gets Netflix specials

Welcome back to the masses Dave Chappelle.

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What about the black working class?

Amid all of the talk about economic populism this election cycle, one group has been largely left out: working class Americans of color.

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Organizations partner to help families have a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to Hungry Harvest, Shop Rite and The Community Health Improvement team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, more than 100 families in West Baltimore will celebrate a happy, healthy Thanksgiving.

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Final games of Steve Smith Sr.'s NFL career

Steve Smith Sr. was released by the Carolina Panthers a few seasons ago and had a choice to make.

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Opera Great Luca Pisaroni Debuts at BSO

Earlier this year when making his debut in the role of Mephistopheles in the Houston Grand Opera’s production of Faust, Luca Pisaroni confessed that as a child in Italy he was unpopular.

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