Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera near Bay Bridge

In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first. A persistent osprey has been trying since late last week to build a nest in front of a traffic camera.

St. Pius X parishioners recall role in 1995 visit of Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II's canonization on Sunday will hold special meaning for Marylanders who helped organize his Baltimore visit.

Previewing UFC 172 bouts

Kevin Richardson breaks down the fights on the card for UFC 172 Saturday night, including light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira.

Even when getting ahead, Orioles starters struggling with pitch counts

Even when getting ahead, Orioles starters are struggling with high pitch counts

Tuesday night's 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays marked the fifth time in the past six games that an Orioles starter has failed to go six full innings. It's an increasingly common storyline for the O's.

Walter Amprey, former city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter Amprey, former city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter Amprey died of complications of a heart transplant Tuesday afternoon at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Under Armour will open New York Brand House store this week

Under Armour will open New York Brand House store this week

Under Armour plans the official opening of its New York City Brand House store for later this week.

Grace blames frigid winter for lower profits

Alameda Marketplace sells for $11.3 million

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Navy baseball players sing 'Frozen' duet in hilarious video

Navy baseball players sing 'Frozen' duet in hilarious video

Maybe it's the party talking or the chocolate fondue, but these Navy baseball players lip syncing "Love is an Open Door" from "Frozen."

Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity

The Schmuck Stops Here: The Orioles clearly can't deal with prosperity lately

If you just look at the 9-3 final score from the Orioles' loss Tuesday night in Toronto, you'd never know that the club is riding a strange wave of reversible momentum.

Laurel's new communications director focuses on city's TV station

Laurel's new communications director focuses on city's TV station

When the city's new director of communications, Audrey Barnes, was considering taking the job last month, she decided to become reacquainted with her hometown.

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Antitrust laws potentially useful in new Gilded Age [Commentary]

Antitrust laws potentially useful in new Gilded Age [Commentary]

We're in a new Gilded Age of wealth and power similar to the first Gilded Age, when the nation's antitrust laws were enacted. Those laws should prevent or bust up concentrations of economic power that not only harm consumers but also undermine our...

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control

Among the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act, few are as controversial as the one requiring health insurance providers to include...

The Republicans like their 'wedgies' [Letter]

For me, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s weekly columns are tiring. I now only read the headlines to get their general gist. One can generally figure...

Criticism of Obama is not racism [Letter]

Medicare coverage falls short [Letter]

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