| 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,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:48 PM
This time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten inside sweltering cars. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure that parents remember even a silently sleeping baby.
As part of a...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Four companies in the Baltimore area are among the best places to work in the nation, according to a list released Thursday.
Edward Jones, FutureCare, Northwestern Mutual and the Community College of Baltimore County made the annual National Top...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This week, the United States, Canada, and the 27 countries in the European Union "celebrated" Internet Privacy Day. However, it seems there is little to really celebrate; the past few years have given rise to the largest increase in electronic wiretapping...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Dr. Luis Diaz is an oncologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a researcher with patented findings and the co-founder of a small, fast-expanding company.
"We've grown from no employees to one employee to four employees and now we have 12,"...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:09 AM
And so the wedding planning process begins.
I told myself I'd wait until after the holidays to really start thinking about it. "I want to savor my engagement," I replied to anyone who asked about a date and location. And for a while, that worked. I...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Karen L. Sitnick's job is jobs — helping people find them.
As director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development in Baltimore, she oversees an effort that isn't simple, even in the best of times, as residents struggle to overcome education...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Dallas-based Orix Private Equity announced Wednesday it has invested an undisclosed amount in Baltimore-based R2integrated, which the digital marketing and technology company hopes to use to expand rapidly in the next few years.
Founded in 2005, R2i...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Judy Derbyshire started teaching math at Southampton Middle School in the fall of 1973 and has been teaching there ever since.
This makes her one of 12 active Harford County Public Schools educators to have served for 40 years, and just one of two to...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year.
But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...