| May 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:10 AM
AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline.
While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:04 PM
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH BRADFORD: Emily Angel of Stewartstown, Pa, was expected to graduate Sunday, April 28, from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY: Meredith Riddle, D.O.,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A maritime icon slipped out of Baltimore for the final time Tuesday morning, without speeches or hoopla, brass bands or balloons.
Only a small band of well-wishers waved and took pictures as the Navy's 894-foot hospital ship Comfort left Pier 11 in...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:08 PM
For many years, the Coast Guard Foundation held charity golf tournaments to raise money to help support enlisted personnel, reservists and their families who suffered a personal or financial loss.
Two years ago, the foundation changed course by...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
America is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis — Baltimore, too. Ten million families are paying more than 50 percent of their monthly income on rent, a severe cost burden that leaves little for food and other necessities. Over 32,000...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Dave Dickerson has often looked for stability in his college coaching career, in part because his own playing career at Marylandwas marked by instability – and tragedy.
Recruited to play for Lefty Driesell, Dickerson had finished his freshman...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The Laurel Leader-Call, a century-old newspaper in Laurel's sister city of Laurel, Miss., will cease publishing after its March 29 issue, its editors announced March 26.
In a story on the paper's website, it was reported that publisher Mitchell Lynch...
| Sep 3, 2012
The whole nation was metaphorically holding its breath last week as Hurricane Isaac bore down on New Orleans, almost seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina destroyed large parts of the city. Fortunately, the destruction inflicted by Isaac didn't...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
A few comments on your editorial "We built that" (Sept. 3):
Hurricane Katrina was not the cause of the massive devastation, destruction and deaths in New Orleans these seven years ago. Rather, it was the failure of the man-made levees and floodwalls...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Your editorial "We built that" (Sept. 3), while recognizing the important role of the federal government in large infrastructure projects such as New Orleans' levee system, left readers with the mistaken impression that Hurricane Katrina scored a direct...