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The Baltimore Sun

Matthew Hay Brown

Writer

As Senior Editor for National News and Enterprise at The Sun, Matthew Hay Brown edits coverage of Washington, the military and the federal workforce, and works with reporters on investigative and enterprise projects. Brown has reported in English and Spanish from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He was a member of the team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting. He holds a master's degree with honors from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • Ringo, All-Starrs bring eclectic set list to Lyric

    Ringo, All-Starrs bring eclectic set list to Lyric

    If you were going to make a mixtape – because, apparently, that’s a thing again – you wouldn’t put Toto with early Beatles with Utopia. If you were putting together a set list for your cover band, you wouldn’t pencil in Woodstock-era Santana with Mr. Mister with solo Ringo Starr. At the Patricia...

  • JLENS blimp returns to Earth in Central Pennsylvania; military recovery 'in progress'

    JLENS blimp returns to Earth in Central Pennsylvania; military recovery 'in progress'

    The military surveillance blimp that broke free of its mooring at Aberdeen Proving Ground Wednesday morning has returned to Earth after a four-hour, 160-mile, power line-snapping odyssey, authorities said. NORAD spokesman Michael Kucharek said the runaway aircraft was on the ground near Moreland...

  • Homicide detectives investigating death of five-month-old girl

    Homicide detectives investigating death of five-month-old girl

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of an infant girl in Northeast Baltimore, police said. Officers called to the 6700 block Sefton Avenue in Westfield at 5 p.m. Saturday found the five-month-old unresponsive, police said. She was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was pronounced...

  • FBI offering reward in Hanover Mart robbery, shooting

    FBI offering reward in Hanover Mart robbery, shooting

    The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of man who they say shot a store clerk while robbing the Hanover Mart in the 3800 block of South Hanover Street in Baltimore on Friday. Investigators say the man went into the store, bought a cup of coffee and then acted...

  • U.S. gets visit from pope who has captivated many with his style, substance

    U.S. gets visit from pope who has captivated many with his style, substance

    Like many a life-altering event, there was no reason for this one to happen: Natasha Wilson was busy working on a Ph.D. in chemical and biochemical engineering and long adrift from her childhood religion — which in any event was African Methodist Episcopal, not Roman Catholic. Yet in March 2013,...

  • David Lee Roth and Van Halen bring joy to Jiffy Lube Live

    David Lee Roth and Van Halen bring joy to Jiffy Lube Live

    It’s worth pausing for a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are to be living in a time when Van Halen is whole again — performing, and maybe even making new music. As recently as a few years ago, this happy outcome hardly looked likely. It had been years since the virtuosic frontman David Lee...

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