| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:02 AM
A silver lining in the dark cloud of the deficit reduction supercommittee's failure is that it gives Americans another chance to do the right thing to control health care costs. To save money, we must move beyond administrative fiat and put patients...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The Rev. James Ashton Devereux, a Jesuit priest who served as provincial of Maryland Province, died of Parkinson's disease Dec. 19 at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 83.
Born in Philadelphia, he was a 1945 graduate of St. Joseph's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Calvert Hall and Hereford both have some unfinished business from last season, while Dulaney, Loyola Blakefield and Loch Raven shoot to get above .500.
The Cardinals lost a double-overtime thriller in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:45 PM
A new Maryland State Department of Education policy aimed at better acclimatizing student athletes to the heat during the early days of practice nearly brought teddy bears and trash cans to the football field this week.
While much of the model heat...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:42 PM
An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday.
Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
If you have a college student in the family — or an interest in presidential politics — by now you've probably heard that the interest rates on Stafford student loans are set to double on July 1 unless Congress takes action. President Barack...
| May 2, 2012
It's an exciting time to be a football fan in Howard County. In 2009, Mt. Hebron grad Aaron Maybin, who played college football at Penn State, was a first-round pick (11th overall) of the Buffalo Bills and is now making a name for himself with the New...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Mary-Marguerite Kohn, the popular co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church who was an outspoken advocate for social justice, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of gunshot wounds she suffered Thursday in a double shooting at her Ellicott City...
| May 19, 2012
Ian Yarmus can spot them when he goes down to his favorite indoor climbing gym in Rockville or when he travels to Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, the place after which he named his now 3 -year-old daughter.
"I remember being 100 feet up [at Seneca], and...
| Oct 2, 2009
During his four years playing goalie for the Loyola Dons, Akira Fitzgerald had just about as many compliments sent his way as shots.
The three-time All-Metro standout - the area's Player of the Year as a senior in 2005 - was quick and agile, determined...
| Jan 20, 2008
The Maryland Terrapins beat North Carolina on ESPN Classic on Friday night, the memorable Len Bias-led overtime victory from 22 years ago in a then-brand-new Dean Smith Center.
It was the last time Maryland had upset a No. 1-ranked North Carolina team on...