| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni.
The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along.
The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a retired systems engineer with over 20 years of in development of software systems, I have to question why it is necessary that each state develop its own software for the health insurance exchanges. There are 26 states that have their own health care...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Despite their hefty price tags, the PlayStation 4 and XBox One video game consoles just might be the most sought after gifts of the holiday season.
And last minute shoppers beware. The consoles are most likely sold out in the Baltimore area and even...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:48 PM
The other day an intern on our copy desk spotted an odd duplication of words on a page proof. Checking the original text, I discovered that the copy editor responsible for it had made edits and had preserved all of the original text, including...
| Aug 8, 2013
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Inequality is replacing the American dream, because the U.S. economy — thanks to Washington's mismanagement — is underperforming.
America still produces one fifth of the world's goods and services, but it accounts for a much smaller share of...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19).
Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Does anybody like companies they don’t know tracking their Internet movements?
If your among the “practically everybody” who doesn’t like this snooping, there’s a new site for you. RespectMyDNT.org (DNT means Do Not Track)...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:39 AM
When The Baltimore Sun requested three days of emails sent to or by a trio of officers who help run Baltimore’s troubled speed camera program, the Police Department made clear the messages would be released only at a cost.
As in about $2,000,...