| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:25 AM
"Greetings from Maryland, home of the number one public school system in America for four years in a row!" That is how Gov. Martin O'Malley opened his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., last week to a roar of applause.
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles' loss to the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Division Series and more:
• Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com shares a quote from Yankees first baseman Mark...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices.
"The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:19 AM
You may imagine that journalists, because they make their bread by wielding language, would (a) know something about grammar and usage and (b) write about grammar and usage intelligently. If so, you have a vivid imagination.
I put it to you...
| Jul 1, 2012
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary most of next week. There will be a slide show of Mt. Zion history plus an ice cream social July 10 at 7 p.m.
A music program with cookies and punch will be featured on July 11 at 7 p....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Buck Showalter not only has baseball talents, Baltimore -- he's also quite a believable prankster.
The folks at Major League Baseball's Fan Cave just posted a really funny video where Showalter "punks" relief pitcher Darren O'Day.
Here's the setup:
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in about four years. Real estate foreclosure filings fell last month to the lowest number since the summer of 2007. Meanwhile, the stock market has enjoyed a pretty nice 2012, with the Dow Jones...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:42 PM
I wonder if Darren O'Day's heart has started back up yet. Because when the Orioles' reliever was pranked recently by manager Buck Showalter for a Major League Baseball Fan Cave video, you wondered if the poor guy was going to need a defibrillator...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Remember in March, when former senator Rick Santorum got a lot of grief for saying that Mitt Romney was the "worst Republican" in the country to challenge President Barack Obama on health care reform? Well, turns out he was right.
That was evident...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Since my family and I made the decision to leave New York and come back home to Baltimore, I have been fascinated by the reaction of so many of my friends and family who still call Charm City home. For them, the response can be summed up in one word:...