| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.
Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
— Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission.
Christen McWithey is 19 years old.
McWithey, who just...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco.
The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
A late-night cookie store will open in Charles Village in late July. The store will be open every day until 3 a.m.
Insomnia Cookies, a Bryn Mawr, Penn.-based bakery and dessert cafe that delivers warm cookies to the customer's door until the wee hours...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Hereford senior Sarah Ashwood, with her 5-foot-2 frame and low-key demeanor, doesn't look like a typical star athlete. "She is tiny and quiet," Hereford girls soccer and indoor coach Brad Duvall said. "But people really listen when she speaks."...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Just in time for Father's Day, I'd like to say happy Mother's Day to all the dads out there. It turns out, you are more like her than you knew.
Long after the kids are grown and gone, a mother's body bears witness to pregnancy, childbirth and nursing....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Marriotts Ridge High School senior Tianhao Gao approached taking the SAT with one primary objective: score well enough to prevent needing to take it a second time. To say she accomplished that goal is an understatement.
The Ellicott City resident, who...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:52 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- When Stephanie Ryall steps onto the track tonight at the 120th Penn Relays, she'll be one of only three Canadian individuals at the event. None of the three have run there before.
The Hamilton runner says a calm strategy should help her...