At All-Star break, Orioles know they'll need strong second half to make postseason

At All-Star break, Orioles know they'll need strong 2nd half to make playoffs

The Orioles may hold a four-game lead in the AL East and be a season-high 10 games over .500 entering the break, but recent history indicates that it's not safe to make postseason plans yet.

Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

LifeLine, which landed millions in state contracts, had been disciplined for inadequate care.

Ubaldo Jimenez needs rehab assignment; won't start for Orioles during road trip

Ubaldo Jimenez needs rehab assignment; won't start for Orioles during road trip

Buck Showalter said right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain, was tentative while throwing Sunday and, therefore, will need a rehab assignment.

Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past

Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past

Self-guided tour includes century-old plantation stables, Assateague Island.

Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

Power plants coming to electricity hungry region

Maryland, which imports a large chunk of its power, has new plants in the queue amid a years-long industry battle

Mission BBQ to open its doors at Columbia location

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30 important actors under 30

30 important actors under 30

Film critic Betsy Sharkey compiles her list featuring a young generation of great actors.

Jay Leno's garage

Jay Leno's garage [Pictures]

See photos of Jay Leno's many, many, many cars.

Baseball power rankings for July 13, 2014

Baseball power rankings: A look at where the O's stand among 30 teams

The Orioles lead the American League East division heading into the All-Star break. But where are they in the latest power rankings? Who's at the top of the list?

Del. Bill Frank of 42nd District steps down after 12 years in legislature

Del. Bill Frank of 42nd District steps down after 12 years in legislature

Twelve years of standing up for small business, advocating for his 42nd District's constituents and arguing a Republican viewpoint in a mostly Democratic legislature have come to an end.

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Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Learn about the wide variety of careers in the health-care field in the words of local professionals.

'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Giant'

'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Giant'

'True Blood' recap, 'Death is Not the End'

'True Blood' recap, 'Death is Not the End'

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Iraq's struggle for democracy [Letter]

President Barack Obama has stated that for the U.S. to extend a helping hand to Iraq he must see "tangible commitments from Iraq's leaders...

Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]

Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel...

Why I'm never coming back to Maryland [Letter]

While visiting our home state of Maryland in June, my husband and I were headed across the plaza near the USS Constellation in the Inner...

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