| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Mark Thompson, director of downtown development, joined Sheilah Kast on WYPR's "Maryland Morning" on Monday to discuss the future redevelopment of downtown Columbia.
Among the topics discussed were the $100...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:32 AM
In the stop-and-go world of Baltimore-area traffic, there's a lot more braking than commuters and transportation officials would like.
Take Russell Allen, a Federal Hill resident who gets in his silver Ford Edge every weekday morning before 7:30 and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:02 PM
We've all heard that vaccines can lead to autism. But we've also heard that it's just a myth. And almost every health expert disputes the vaccine-autism link, as do numerous studies. But it's always in your mind: Am I doing the right thing?
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Sharpen your claws, cat owners: NPR caused a bit of a catfight this week with its story on killer kitties, which wasn’t about about lions and tigers.
No one is surprised that bird lovers and outside cat owners are often at odds -- the debate crops...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Stacey Chambers has always been on the move. As a child, her nickname was Go Go, because she rarely slowed down.
So it comes as little surprise that Chambers, 31, would wind up running a fashion boutique out of a bus.
Chambers runs Go Go's Retread...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The government in Britain recently did something interesting.
It asked everyone receiving an "incapacity benefit" -- a disability program slowly being phased out under new reforms -- to submit to a medical test to confirm they were too disabled to work....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Beethoven is such a dominant figure in classical music history that the Hermitage Piano Trio's all-Beethoven program will be heard by an eager audience on Saturday, April 6 at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
This second concert in...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Triffon G. Alatzas, who has served The Baltimore Sun as head of digital media and also led the sports and business departments, was named top editor of the 176-year-old news organization Wednesday.
As executive editor and a senior vice president of...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Eric Alterman criticizes my recent commentary in The Sun on major media bias ("Liberal media bias is beyond doubt, March 18) because, he claims, I lacked "supporting evidence" in claiming his book, ""What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News,"...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.
This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...