| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Always a team player, Mellie is in the middle of shooting a behind-the-scenes look at the East Wing, to rehab her image. Basically, she has to drone on about curating the White House’s art, etc, poor thing.
Flashback to 15 years ago in Santa...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Google will pay the Maryland state government $1 million as part of a $17 million, 37-state settlement for collecting information on consumers' Internet browsing activity without their consent.
The data was gathered from iPhone and iPad users despite a...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:18 PM
The discomfort on Patrick's face as he utters a more, uh, colloquial term for "friend with benefits" is pretty good foreshadowing for how the second episode of "Looking" eventually ends.
In a candid conversation about sex that is all but guaranteed to...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection.
Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
At a crowded table in the cafe room at the Wegman's in Columbia, Ekaterina Pyankova greets people with the Russian word for hello: "privet."
A few feet away, Nadja Todt offers a German greeting: "Hallo."
And in the center of the room, Girija...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The stock market's banner year brought good news to Baltimore money management firms, with leaders pointing to a rising tide that buoyed their funds and their companies' prospects.
Market indices soared in 2013, with the S&P 500 up almost 30 percent,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Former Maryland wide receiver Torrey Smith sat in the first row as Lee Hull was introduced as Morgan State's 19th head football coach on Thursday.
Hull, the Terps' receivers coach for the past six years, told a gathering of Bears players and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A gentleman has written to ask about the raised/reared distinction, whether it is valid to say that cattle are raised but children are reared.
I think that the people who would insist on that distinction are the same people who would insist that kids...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Three MTV series that chronicle the tough and sometimes troubled lives of teen moms contributed to a 5.7 percent reduction in teen births, or one-third the total decline, according to a new study.
The study by researchers from the University of Maryland...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Not long ago state officials in Maryland faced a technology roadblock that anyone who works at a private company would find quaint: There was no easy way to blast an email to the entire workforce.
For an administration led by an early BlackBerry addict,...