| May 18, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka of Crownsville won the top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for designing a new method to detect pancreatic cancer, Intel announced Friday.
The fair, held in Pittsburgh, is the world’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The increasingly hyperbolic diatribes in the presidential campaigns have drowned out any focus on the single most important issue on Maryland voters' minds: jobs. It's time to stop the political attacks and put forward ideas to attack the economy's core...
| Jun 4, 2012
Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Anne Arundel County school system has one of the most accomplished science, technology, engineering and math programs in the state, garnering national awards while ensuring that its initiatives remain available to all students, according to school...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
North County High School student Jack Andraka was slated to be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday night at the State of the Union address in Washington.
Jack Andraka, of Crownsville, was invited to sit in the box with the First Lady and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Internet could eventually be as ubiquitous as the air we breathe if the Federal Communications Commission moves forward with a plan to allow free access to an unused portion of the broadcast spectrum. The WiFi networks that would flourish on that...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are expected to vote tomorrow on whether to scrap the organization's long-standing national ban on admitting gay Scouts and Scout leaders, and to replace it with a policy that allows the religious and civic...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Dulaney High School senior Lisa Ann Tang has been named as a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition.
Tang is one of 11 students from Maryland named among 300 students selected...