| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The Christmas season is (er, should be) all about giving to your fellow man. Amber Gaines, 28, helps others give back every day of the year.
The Dundalk native, who now lives in Bel Air, is the volunteer manager at the Ronald McDonald House of...
| Dec 15, 2013
The presidential advisory committee looking into the National Security Agency's spying on millions of private email and phone messages is urging the Obama administration to adopt broad new measures to protect Americans' privacy rights and bring greater...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83.
The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The Hubble Space Telescope has taken its first glimpse of Comet ISON in months, and shows the icy ball of dust is still intact on its way to the sun.
The Space Telescope Science Institute released Thursday an image made from long exposures through red...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Google is getting into retail, at least temporarily, hoping to woo holiday shoppers at pop-up stores in Annapolis and five other spots across the U.S.
The search engine’s store, "Google Winter Wonderlab" opened over the weekend at Westfield...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Still have questions about how and when to see Comet ISON? Editors from Astronomy and Discover magazines will answer them online Thursday.
The magazines are hosting a Google Hangout chat from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., with editors and other experts answering...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Anne Arundel County government officials say the days of delays are gone for employees opening and responding to email messages. More than 6,000 county government email addresses were switched this month from an old system called GroupWise to a Google-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:46 PM
In 2010, When Annmarie Chiarini's ex-boyfriend posted 88 naked pictures of her on a website designed to shame, humiliate and destroy lives, she went straight to the police. Certain her ex committed a crime, she was shocked when the officers smirked...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
| Oct 3, 2013
Tony Hausner searched on Google Tuesday for the Maryland Health Connection, the state's new online insurance marketplace, and was pleased that he was able to access the site that had crashed earlier in the day.
But Hausner of Silver Spring...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Biographical sources differ on when Maria Callas was born -- one book covers all bases by listing her birth date as "Dec. 2, 3 or 4, 1923" -- but every reputable source agrees that this soprano, who would have turned 90 this week, ranks among the best...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:15 AM
The most unfortunate aspect of the disastrous Affordable Care Act rollout is the black eye it's given to big government ("White House to revive Obamacare PR push," Dec. 3). It will be more fashionable than ever among politicians of all stripes to decry...