| 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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:21 PM
Richard Franklyn Kirchner, a World War II veteran and retired Social Security Administration official, died Jan. 7 of Lewy body dementia at the Harmony Hall assisted-living facility in Columbia.
He was 86.
Mr. Kirchner was born in New York City and...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
| May 8, 2012
| 8:29 AM
A little more than 175 years ago, an ex-journeyman printer from New England boarded a carriage bound for America's southernmost big city. His hope was to start a newspaper there and run it himself.
His friends thought he was out of his mind.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
| Jun 7, 2009
Loyola College's Jesuit tradition calls for it to serve students who did not start with every economic, social or geographic advantage.
Widespread research, meanwhile, shows that standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT favor those from privileged...
| Nov 7, 2008
In running a successful national campaign, Barack Obama laid down guidelines that came to be seen as hallmarks of his leadership style. He prizes loyalty, discretion, teamwork and selflessness, say those who have worked with him.
But as he shapes a new...
| Dec 2, 2007
It happens, inevitably, at every sporting event. Katie Odierno Funk hears the national anthem and her eyes well up with tears.
It's true whether she's watching baseball or basketball, but it hits her the hardest, without fail, at the Army-Navy football...
| Feb 3, 2009
Ten years ago, a photo that showed an athlete like Michael Phelps apparently getting high at a party probably would have resulted in considerable fallout.
That might still happen to the athlete who has won the most gold medals in Olympic history, who has...
| Apr 22, 2010
| 8:25 AM
On March 31st, 2010, Jill Roten Meyers (Trustee) sold the residence at 2944 Woodvalley Drive in Pikesville, Maryland to Michael T. Rudikoff and Robin Power. The residence was purchased for $876,000.
Michael T. Rudikoff is a cardiology and internal...
| Jun 19, 2006
Former Orioles first baseman David Segui told ESPN yesterday that he is one of the players named in Jason Grimsley's affidavit on drug use in baseball and that he used human growth hormone obtained through a doctor's prescription.
Segui, the first player...
| Feb 22, 1998
They were part of a pioneering venture, the last team invited to join the mere outline of what became the major league of professional basketball. Then the totally unexpected happened: The Baltimore Bullets of 1948 became the world champions. A shock. A...