| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Baltimore might not seem like a hot tourist destination, but for my husband and me, it was the offer of a free place to stay that catapulted Charm City to the top of our travel bucket list.
An advertisement for a split-level suburban home with a...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
John Bernstein never had trouble keeping track of what sport his daughter was competing in or the team on which she was playing. Ida Bernstein can't make the same claim for what she jokingly calls her "athletically confused career."
Ever since she...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents.
A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency.
“Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review.
You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Every day, they sit alone in their offices, writing about love, passion, romance.
They bring to life muscled heroes, dangerous vixens, strong heroines — lovers all — then put enormous obstacles in the way of the would-be lovers so they...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The wristband caught his attention several times throughout a typical day. If he took a shower, the blue silicone bracelet stayed on. When he had basketball practice or a game, he moved it from his wrist to his ankle.
Pictures of red, yellow and blue...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Last year, my son Isaac fixated on one of his stocking stuffers -- a head lamp. He would not take that thing off. He wore it to explore the (finished) basement, turned lights off in other rooms just so he could play in there in the dark and even had to be...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Before she ever took part in her first Oakland Mills cross country practice, there were lofty expectations for Britt Lang.
The freshman had big shoes to fill after older sister Tiffany had already made a name for herself as a standout for the Scorpions....
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...