| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:07 PM
While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market.
To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign.
But it's also meant a rough start to...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Robert James Cotter, a Johns Hopkins scientist and professor whose work in mass spectrometry has contributed to discoveries in health and science, died last Monday of heart failure at his home at HarborView in Baltimore. He was 69.
His work, which earned...
| Oct 15, 2011
Two things prompted me to write this particular column, sharing memories of the early 1960s. One was seeing Caroline Kennedy on "The Late Show with David Letterman" talking about her new book based on the interviews her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy, gave...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Dr. Edward Michael Barczak, a retired Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies during his 40-year career, died Tuesday of cancer at his Timonium home. He was 85.
The son of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. worker and a...
| Oct 23, 2008
The Maryland Catholic Conference, which has taken a hard-line stance on social issues including abortion and gay marriage, said yesterday that it opposed slot-machine gambling in the state but encouraged its faithful to make up their own minds.
| May 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins this year on Wednesday, June 11, is a feast for all the senses.
Now in its 22nd year, the festival presents readings by top national and admired Connecticut poets on the exquisite grounds of the Hill-Stead...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Tuesday's ruling by Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu, which held that California's contract with teachers violates the state's constitutional guarantee to an equitable education, is certain to set off legal battles across the nation. Explaining his ruling,...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Sports briefs: La Grange
Former Lyons Township basketball player Jim Maley was named head coach at St. Laurence High School and hopes to turn around a program that has fallen on hard times in recent years.
He was head coach at Kenwood Academy for...
| Nov 14, 2013
How do you measure school quality?
For the last decade, the answer has been informed by a single set of data: standardized test scores. Now there is a chance to change that. Although Congress remains unwilling to overhaul No Child Left Behind, with...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:23 PM
What do Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Verizon Wireless Arena and Southern New Hampshire University have in common? Well, first, none of them is located in Durham, N.H., where Lafayette will play an NCAA FCS playoff game on Saturday against the......
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
When Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Germany traveled to India last year to minister to poor slum dwellers, he reportedly flew first class.
This year, renovations of the Roman Catholic bishop's church-owned residence in the city of Limburg ran...
| Oct 2, 2012
James E. Burke
Johnson & Johnson CEO during Tylenol poisoning
James E. Burke, the former Johnson & Johnson chief executive whose leadership during the Tylenol poisoning scare of the 1980s became a model for corporate crisis management, died Friday in...