| 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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Joe Davidson's article ("'Most vulnerable' workers are struggling," July 28) reprinted from The Washington Post carried good information and it is correct — the impacts of sequester aren't "commanding the attention they once did."
For example, I...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told a group of reporters Saturday he was laying the "framework" for his 2016 presidential bid, suggesting the governor has shifted from considering whether he'd like to run to how he would run for the Democratic nomination.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Oh, Rick Perry. How we've missed you. The hair. The boots. Seems like there was a third thing, but we forget.
The Texas governor's flameout in the 2012 Republican nominating process came well before Maryland's GOP primary — I mean, how early do we...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Johns Hopkins University now has its own official ice cream flavor, Blue Jay Batter.
The blueberry cheesecake-flavored ice cream, which was developed for the university in collaboration with Dominion Ice Cream, is debuting at 2 p.m. today at a special...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:26 PM
For Donna Richardson, of Bel Air, the day after the deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard was more frightening than the previous day's actual events.
"The whole thing I just felt like I was in a movie scene," she said of what it was like...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Speaking outside a steakhouse in Bethesda on Wednesday where he met with Maryland business owners, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dismissed criticism of his visit to a gun manufacturer days after a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
"There's always anti-...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:10 PM
After circling each other for days, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry clashed Wednesday in a nationally televised debate that was focused on state economic policy but tied closely to presidential politics.
The state leaders —...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...