| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:13 AM
At first, leaders of the General Assembly were promising as many hearings as it would take to get to the bottom of the failure of Maryland's health care exchange website. Then they decided to put off questions about what went wrong until an audit that...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took the stage at a Baltimore forum this week trailing in the polls, his fundraising advantage erased and big challenges ahead in his campaign for governor.
"Let me start by defining who I am — or who I like...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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Five years ago, I knew exactly how I felt about the tabloid website TMZ. It sometimes paid for news, and that put it outside the realm of trustworthy journalism. End of story.
But last week, with...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:08 AM
More than a month after a judge ordered Carroll County commissioners to release their email distribution lists to several media outlets in accordance with the state's Public Information Act laws, some commissioners continue to argue the county should have...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:46 PM
An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session.
Judge William C. Mulford...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The superintendent of the Naval Academy has referred two former members of the Navy football team to a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a fellow midshipman while she was incapacitated at a party in Annapolis, the academy said...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:12 PM
They were novels discussed in whispers during class, passed around among groups of friends and read by flashlight late into the night.
They explored serious topics — race and class, body image, sex, addiction, divorce. And, says author and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three years before the next presidential election, Republican also-rans are making noises about trying again. The most conspicuous is former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 but quickly faded and pivoted to his own television...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year.
In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Political journalist, author and TV pundit Jack W. Germond, whose half century covering Washington included two decades at The Baltimore Sun, died today at 85. Here's what other media outlets are writing about him.
With Germond, goes untold...