| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
There was much to celebrate when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last month. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its allies have worked long and hard to end discrimination based on sexual orientation,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The changes coming with the 2015 MCAT exam represent an important shift in the way we assess and prepare tomorrow's doctors ("A better MCAT may not produce better doctors," July 10).
We recognize that these changes may bring challenges for aspiring...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:54 AM
What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine?
Since the 1920s, the Medical...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Jordi Gray was just five years old when she first mounted a horse. Yet, because of dedicated teachers and endless practice sessions, the Owings Mills resident has quickly risen through the ranks to become a champion.
Last April, a month shy of her...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:20 PM
More transfers and promotions are taking place among school and central office administrators in the Howard County Public School System, along with the arrivals of several new hires from neighboring districts.
The shifts Superintendent Renee Foose...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:42 PM
He commanded Anne Arundel's billion-dollar budget and was considered a possible candidate for governor.
But in recent weeks, former County Executive John R. Leopold sat behind the glass panes of a small office at the Anne Arundel County Food and...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Fluctuating gas prices are shaping consumer behavior, a public opinion poll out today shows.
A poll of 1,000 adults by Fuels America found that social or family-related activities take the biggest hit when it comes to cutting things from the family...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Supreme Court's decisions today in two cases related to gay marriage represent a tremendous step forward in the quest for equality, and they will provide real and important protections and benefits for millions of families from Maryland to California....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Dr. Joseph Charles Matchar, a retired internist who practiced for decades in Pikesville, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his home in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised on East Baltimore Street, he was the son of a...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Perhaps you remember when Dr. Doom conquered the world.
Or perhaps you don't. Sadly enough, even in this day and age, not everyone is comic book literate.
Suffice it to say, then, that back in the 1980s, Marvel Comics published a graphic novel in...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:04 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Room 105, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-...