| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:15 AM
In the interest of journalistic accuracy, Hurricane Katrina did not devastate the city of New Orleans ("We built that," Sept. 3). The hurricane itself did very little damage. Monday, after the storm left, citizens discovered that water was rising in the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A recent editorial stated that "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" ("We built that," Sept....
| 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.,...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Jim Nicholas lay in a hospital bed recovering after a heart procedure when his attorney called with life-changing news: The Social Security Administration would pay him more than $206,000 in disability benefits, bringing an end to his nine-year court...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:23 AM
As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon.
Worcester County also...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award.
The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...