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  • The state should support elderly adults who want to age in place

    The state should support elderly adults who want to age in place

    In honor of National Adult Day Services Week (September 17-23), medical adult day services providers across Maryland have been welcoming local and state legislators to their facilities to tour and learn just how important these programs are to our communities. Medical adult day services are community-based...

  • Here's why Sean Spicer's Emmy gag wasn't funny

    Here's why Sean Spicer's Emmy gag wasn't funny

    "Was nothing real?" -- Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show" Funny covers a multitude of sins. That has long been my go-to explanation of a dynamic unique to comedy. Meaning the fact that you are allowed to be crude and shocking, to transgress all kinds of isms, all bounds of propriety, if you can get...

  • The health care crisis you don't know about

    The health care crisis you don't know about

    With the apparent resurrection of efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — also known as Obamacare — health care policy once again is poised to dominate the 2017 Congressional agenda. But throughout the ups and downs of the anti-Obamacare effort this year, another health care...

  • Repeal and replace redux

    Repeal and replace redux

    Just when you thought the Republican plot to destroy the Affordable Care Act had been thwarted, Senate Republicans are angling to swing the ax again. Their new proposal is, if anything, even more draconian than their previous attempts to strip millions of Americans of health insurance coverage....

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  • Live Baltimore to offer $5,000 incentives during homebuying event

    Live Baltimore to offer $5,000 incentives during homebuying event

    Prospective homebuyers could snag a $5,000 incentive Saturday during Live Baltimore’s “Buying into Baltimore” event. Beginning at 8 a.m. at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, attendees will go on a tour around city neighborhoods including Hunting Ridge, Hanlon-Longwood, Edmondson Village, Rognel...

  • Comptroller backs Baltimore as best option for Amazon headquarters

    Comptroller backs Baltimore as best option for Amazon headquarters

    Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday joined a chorus of officials praising Baltimore’s Port Covington project as the best way to lure Amazon’s prized new headquarters to Maryland. “Port Covington would be the perfect site for Amazon,” Franchot said during his opening remarks at the...

  • Chemical company will investigate acid leak in South Baltimore

    Chemical company will investigate acid leak in South Baltimore

    Officials from Solvay USA Inc. launched an investigation Tuesday into a toxic acid leak at the company’s chemical plant in South Baltimore’s Fairfield industrial area. After a cloud of chlorosulfonic acid escaped into the air Monday morning as a tank truck was being unloaded, nearby workers and...

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  • Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

    Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

    Beyond the video game numbers being put up by junior running back Ty Johnson, the explosive versatility of junior wide receiver DJ Moore and the preternatural poise of freshman quarterback Kasim Hill, the success of Maryland’s offense this season can be tied directly to its offensive line. “It...

  • MIAA A Conference bringing back football playoffs

    MIAA A Conference bringing back football playoffs

    When St. Frances coach Henry Russell played football at Gilman, he always wanted to play in the postseason, but the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference didn’t have playoffs. “High school football across the country has playoffs everywhere and I always kind of felt left out,”...

  • Stem cell injection in Orioles closer Zach Britton's ailing left knee likely ends his season

    Stem cell injection in Orioles closer Zach Britton's ailing left knee likely ends his season

    Orioles left-hander Zach Britton is getting a stem cell injection in his sore left knee Thursday that is all but certain to end his season, with just nine games left. Britton said his exit MRI, which the team typically conducts during its final homestand as part of season-ending physicals, revealed...

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  • North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat the 'sound of a dog barking'

    North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat the 'sound of a dog barking'

    North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country. The comments are the North's first response to Trump's debut speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to "totally destroy North Korea"...

  • 'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

    'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

    President Donald Trump had formally given Sen. Luther Strange his "complete and total endorsement." But as recently as last week, his advisers were deeply divided on whether the president should risk jetting to Alabama to prop up the Republican, who was trailing in his primary race behind a challenger...

  • Trump says GOP health care bill still a few votes short as deadline looms

    Trump says GOP health care bill still a few votes short as deadline looms

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans' last-resort "Obamacare" repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week. The legislation by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina...

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