| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Donna St. George reports in The Washington Post that the Montgomery County Public Schools have decided to address a serious hindrance to the education of students in that county: strawberry milk.
In a move that seems to defy logic, the county has...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Friday his long-time adviser Antigone Davis will take over his campaign for governor as he adds staff to his political team.
Davis, an attorney who ran Gansler's two previous campaigns for...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion.
Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Friday marked a battle of the titans among Maryland high school basketball programs. Unfortunately, only one titan showed up.
Top-ranked Aberdeen was out-run, out-defensed, and out-classed by Eleanor Roosevelt (7-0), 66-41, in the semifinals of the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
As one of the first post-9/11 screeners hired at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and as the first president of the national union fighting for screener's rights in the workplace, I find the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Adam Sachs, a Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates in District 12 wants to implement a system of public financing for state campaigns, and ban corporate and political action committee contributions to state candidates.
These are two bad ideas...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Defensive back Jalen Tabor's decision to commit to Arizona, consummated Thursday with the donning of a Wildcats cap and the signaling of "Bear Down" at the Under Armour All-America Game, was a somewhat surprising marriage. Not because Alabama had been...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Fifty years ago, Harry Truman wrote an article in the Washington Post expressing his disappointment over what the Central Intelligence Agency had become.
He had established the CIA in 1947 to provide his office with objective information. But it had...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Baltimore’s budget director said Tuesday he’s applied for a vacant seat on the Montgomery County Council — and will resign his position here if he is named to the council.
Andrew W. Kleine, 44, of Silver Spring, is among the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Last month, I described 2013 as the year I lost faith in one of the few bastions of TV journalism in which I still believed: "60 Minutes."
I vowed to look in new places in 2014 for TV journalism I could confidently tell readers to trust.
I found one...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Turns out, I am glad that Thomas V. Mike Miller gives no hint of retiring from his position as president-forever of the Maryland Senate. I know that sounds odd coming from me, but that's how I feel today.
And I don't even smoke pot.
Miller is 71,...