| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:53 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's membership in the Big Ten Conference next season means that all Terps home football games will be televised, according to the Big Ten Network.
Home games will appear on the Big Ten Network, ABC or one of the ESPN...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed.
It brings to mind the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced Friday that it is temporarily halting its practice of giving second opinions in possible "black lung" cases, after ABC News reported that Hopkins doctors usually side with the coal mining companies paying for the service....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Eight years ago this month, I did an interview with then anchor Jim Lehrer in connection with the 30th anniversary of the "PBS NewsHour."
It was a laudatory piece, as I had long shared Lehrer's values about journalism and democracy.
With "NewsHour" in...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve."
The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:18 AM
It's the visual imagery that usually dictates how a story plays on TV — as well as how viewers perceive it.
And the image driving a story about Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler being at a beach party where underage drinking took...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Columbia resident Shelley Wilson still remembers the first time she watched Wheel of Fortune.
As a 10-year-old, Wilson, 39, recalls a visit to her grandmother's house in Marriottsville, where her grandmother, Rosa Lee King, turned on the show, which was...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Under Armour Inc. board member Brenda Piper will resign Nov. 1, the Baltimore-based sports apparel maker said Tuesday.
Piper, a Turner Broadcasting System executive who has served on Under Armour's board since July 2012, is stepping down for personal...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:03 AM
"Scandal" is back! "Scandal" is back! After months of waiting and rewatching the first two seasons on Netflix, we start the first season by checking in with Pope and Associates. Huck, Harrison, Abby and Quinn are preparing for battle, locking doors and...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter?
In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Fresh off their first Top 25 ranking since 2010, the No. 25 Terps will be on ESPN for the first time in two years when they visit No. 8 Florida State on Saturday.
The game -- which features two 4-0 teams -- is scheduled for a noon kickoff. ESPN had...