| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Gay sex is now illegal -- again -- in the second-most populous nation in the world.
India's Supreme Court restored a 150-year-old law banning sodomy Wednesday, declaring that a lower court that struck it down in 2009 lacked the power to do so.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 1951, my Great Uncle William Kirkpatrick, who had polio, became the first person to be injected with Jonas Salk's experimental polio vaccine. The vaccine would become Salk's gift to the world, but at the time it was untested and undergoing...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:10 AM
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Baltimore restaurants are joining other local businesses and area non-profits in Bmore Gives More, a one-day citywide fundraising effort.
The Bmore Gives More campaign, which hopes to raise $5 million for area charities, is part of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Baltimore is a city of idiosyncrasies, personalities and a heaping dose of serious pride. We are a little suspicious of anything too showy or pretentious and celebrate the workman-like achievements of our leaders and icons. We're always ready to defend...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:04 PM
For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year.
Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Terps' Likely named ECAC D-I special teamer of the week
Maryland freshman Will Likely was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I Special Teams Player of the Week. Likely returned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown for the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Tucked away among many vacant houses on the 200 block of West Lexington Street, is one of the jewels of Charm City: the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by highlighting stories of its faithful...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Women political leaders from the east and west came together in Washington D.C. this summer to advance women's roles in building sustainable peace as part of the women's leadership conference, "Women at the Tables of Power." This exchange between U.S....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Every major cultural, ethnic and racial group in the United States sets aside time to celebrate its heritage and accomplishments. Some notable occasions like Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza serve as reminders that we are a pastiche of nations and histories,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:08 PM
On a brisk afternoon 50 years ago, Timothy Hyman snapped pictures as officials cut a ribbon to open the newest stretch of Interstate 95, connecting Baltimore to Delaware and onward north to Maine.
Amid the large crowd gathered at the Maryland-Delaware...
| Nov 6, 2013
A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers,
Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. The day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of the surrender of Imperial Germany in...