Mike Preston: Ray Rice's apology allows the healing process to begin 

Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife Thursday at training camp. That's one thing he had to do before most of us could respect him again and allow him to move on with his life.

Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing

The confirmation hearing featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement.

Orioles miss chance to sweep Los Angeles Angels in 1-0 loss in 13 innings Thursday

The Orioles failed to convert their biggest chance when Jonathan Schoop struck out with the bases loaded to end the bottom of the 12th inning.

A look at what Orioles players said about new teammate Andrew Miller

A look at what Orioles players said about new teammate Andrew Miller

After the Orioles added left-hander Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox shortly before Thursday's nonwaiver trade deadline, it brought predictably positive reactions from the home clubhouse at Camden Yards.

Bengies Drive-In appeal denied

Bengies Drive-In appeal denied

Bengies owner D. Edward Vogel pledged to appeal the decision to the Maryland Court of Appeals.

Traffic: Southbound traffic on MD 170 closed

Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore

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The beach. The beautiful water. The strolls along the boardwalk for summer foods. The lovely house with the wraparound porch and the sunny...

HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon 

'Show Me a Hero' will film in New York where events took place.

Manny Machado makes another must-see defensive play in Orioles' loss Thursday

Manny Machado makes another must-see play Thursday | VIDEO

You're lucky if you go to an Orioles game and see one must-see Manny Machado play. Tonight, he gave Camden Yards its second in a row.

Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014

Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014

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Southern discomfort [Editorial]

Southern discomfort [Editorial]

Supporters of the League of the South can debate all they want whether their organization is truly a neo-Confederate hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified them, but it would be much harder to argue that it isn’t an...

Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins 

Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene,...

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No peace in Gaza until Hamas is defeated [Letter]

There is only one solution to the crisis in Gaza, and that is the complete destruction of Hamas and its replacement by a government...

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Attorneys for Maureen McDonnell and her husband, former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, told a jury this week that the couple wasn't scheming to get rich by abusing the prestige of the governor's office, but rather that Mrs. McDonnell had a "crush" on an executive and couldn't help but allow the man to lavish $150,000 in gifts on the pair while they happened to promote his diet supplement. Is that plausible?

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