| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Microsoft says its "pop-up" holiday stores have been a success and will stay open now that the holidays are over, at least for now.
That goes for the Mall in Columbia location as well. It's one of about 30 temporary shops Microsoft opened in the U.S....
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 8:59 AM
It's one of the signature scenes in Baltimore sports and one that could play out for the final time Sunday when the Ravens host the Indianapolis Colts in an opening-round playoff game.
Ray Lewis, No. 52, circles his teammates and stomps from one to the...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013.
Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College.
This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Howard Community College in Columbia is offering more than 50 new non-credit courses this summer, with many focusing on how to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to preschool-age children and women and girls.
| May 2, 2013
In the new sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Earth's most precious resource is Tom Cruise. But running a close second (spoiler alert) is water. Aliens want it. All of it.
This is old hat, science fiction-wise. In "The War of the Worlds," H.G. Wells had...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The future economic growth and competitiveness of the United States depends on our capacity to innovate. Many ideas have emerged from government, industry and academia regarding how best to inspire and support innovation. But nothing spurs creativity...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A pharmaceutical company, a corporate-data analytics firm and a lighting company learned Monday night that they won the top prizes at the state's inaugural competition for start-up firms — $100,000 each.
The InvestMaryland Challenge drew entries...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:08 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has approved gay marriage, joining Maine and Maryland as the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Voter returns released since election night show Referendum 74 has maintained its lead of 52...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Baltimore County Police say a FedEx delivery person was robbed in Towson along LaSalle Road. The incident occurred Oct. 31 in the 8600 block of LaSalle Road, between 7 p.m. and 7:38 p.m.
According to the report, the FedEx driver making a pickup was...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Thomas Schaller, in his column, "Older, wealthier get plenty of free stuff" (Nov. 14), is right on the mark when he points out that the real receivers of undeserved entitlements in our society are not the truly needy, that is, the poor, sick, elderly...