| Apr 23, 2011
| 11:21 PM
The first National Hillel Basketball Tournament ended two weeks ago in spectacular fashion, with a 53-51 triple-overtime victory for Washington University over Yeshiva in the men's final at Ritchie Coliseum. It began two years earlier as an afterthought....
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Nearly one out of four Marylanders who have tried to register to vote at a Motor Vehicle Administration office in the past four years has not been added to the voter rolls, according to state records obtained by The Sun.
Though some of these tens of...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 2:46 PM
In Camden, N.J., a principal said the pressure to pump up students' standardized test results came with a threat from a district supervisor — nice medical benefits you have for your sick daughter, sure would be a shame to lose them.
In Atlanta, one...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"They do that because they were born that way."
If you say that about homosexuals, you are tolerant and realistic. If you say it about blacks, you are racist (unless you're black yourself). If you say it about women, you may or may not be sexist,...
| May 8, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The Town of Bel Air has 13 group homes, and five of them are within a two-block radius near Broadway and Franklin Streets, creating a "community killer," one resident said Monday.
A sixth group home in the same area set to open soon will bring the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:59 AM
After six years, Bruce Keating recently stepped down as district coordinator for the highly popular AARP Tax-Aide Program in Harford County. Keating was recently honored for his service at a wrap-up session after a successful season where more than 3,...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67.
The son of a chemist and hospital...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Maryland and other states that have issued caps on the amount of overtime nurses can work have seen improvements in care, according to new research.
A study by the RN Work Project, a collaboration by the New York University and University of Buffalo...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Francis N. Craig, a retired Edgewood Arsenal scientist, died of respiratory failure Thursday at the Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville. He was 100 and had previously lived in the Loreley section of Baltimore County near White Marsh.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:16 PM
A significant number of Baltimore teachers — in some schools as many as 60 percent of the staff — have received unsatisfactory ratings on their midyear evaluations as the system moves to implement a pay-for-performance contract that's...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Is there, or should there ever be, a point when a state is no longer penalized for its discriminatory past?
Not according to the Department of Justice, which recently rejected a South Carolina law that would have required voters to show a valid photo...