| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I am writing to address a recent, front page article in The Sun that has left me deeply concerned with the standard to which the Sun's articles are being held.
The headline, "Aetna pulls health plans" (Aug. 3), is in obvious conflict with a later...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Auditing employee health insurance rolls to make sure everyone receiving benefits as a dependent is entitled to them is exactly the kind of thing Baltimore needs to do if it is to have any chance of controlling the cost of government, cutting taxes and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Six months after former Social Security Administration commissioner Michael J. Astrue left his post, the Obama administration has yet to nominate a replacement — leaving a leadership gap as the agency wrestles with shrinking budgets and hard...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A company that insures bail bonds is suing Maryland's District Court for being too lenient on its own industry.
Lexington National Insurance Corp. says the playing field on which it's competing with rival companies is not level. The...
| Aug 13, 2013
The Washington Nationals are suing an insurance company in an effort to recover $1million of the signing bonus they gave to a fraudulent Dominican prospect in 2006. The suit reveals new details in the case of the shortstop once known as Smiley Gonzalez, a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A federal court in Virginia was asked Friday to determine the proper ownership of a miniature landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and allegedly purchased for $7 in a box of odds and ends in a rural flea market.
The complaint filed in U.S....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Much of the attention over what changes federal health reform will bring has focused on doctor visits and hospital stays. But what about dental care?
Tequila Terry, director of plan and partner management for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Obama administration's decision Tuesday to delay a key provision of the Affordable Care Act for a year sounds worse than it is. Businesses with more than 50 full-time workers will now have until 2015 to either provide health coverage for their...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Maryland health officials may ask state lawmakers for permission to oversee plastic surgery centers, a move inspired in part by the death of a Lochearn woman after liposuction.
The state health department had already been considering whether to ask...