| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:02 PM
With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Just over a year ago, on Sept. 27, 2010, the Orioles were leading the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-0, in the ninth inning of a largely meaningless road game when second baseman Brian Roberts came to the plate.
He felt prepared for the at-bat, and believed...
| Jul 18, 2012
The Maryland Black Ice 18-U softball team travels to five different states, and as far away as Florida. All the better for getting the players noticed and landing them college scholarships, according to coach Keith Calta.
The Black Ice, which practices...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Caroline Vonasek, of Monkton, was named to the spring 2012 dean's list The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
Jessica Kuhn, of Baldwin graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in media arts and design, from James Madison University,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The piece hung over the sofa in Arlen Specter's Capitol office: Framed replicas of the failed U.S. Senate resolution to impeach President Bill Clinton, personally signed by all 100 senator/jurors, the House members who prosecuted the case, and members...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.
"I grew up listening to my dad give guitar...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week may preserve parts of the brain that are hit hard by aging, according to a small new study.
Brain scans showed that people over age 65 who regularly ate fish had 14 percent more gray matter in brain...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
PITTSBURGH Concerned about a growth on his face, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., resident, Robert Johnston could have made an appointment with the dermatologist already treating him for other reasons.
Instead, he snapped photos of himself and the affected area,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Scarlett Johansson's character Lucy in the eponymous hit movie in theaters has such a highly functioning brain that she develops telepathy and telekinesis. When Lucy is accidentally drugged and harnesses her brain's full potential, she achieves superhuman...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Three U.S. surgeons general have played the biggest roles in alerting the public to the dangers of tobacco.
In 1964, Dr. Luther Terry issued the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, irrefutably linking smoking with lung disease and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Ready or not, Labor Day is a few weeks away, which means so is another school year.
This time around, turn shopping for clothes, colored pencils and such for class into a chance to offer children and teens some tips about money management, bargain...