| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well.
For Harris, a Baltimore County...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:15 AM
The most unfortunate aspect of the disastrous Affordable Care Act rollout is the black eye it's given to big government ("White House to revive Obamacare PR push," Dec. 3). It will be more fashionable than ever among politicians of all stripes to decry...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:05 AM
John W. Bunting III, a former program specialist for the state Department of Social Services who was an HIV/AIDS activist, died Nov. 5 of heart failure at his Sutton Place Apartments home. He was 69.
The son of a salesman and a school teacher, John...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 AM
The opposition to a $13.7 million housing development for low-income families in eastern Baltimore County, and to the county's acceptance of state funds to help pay for it, wouldn't sound so predictably obtuse, shortsighted and mean if we were in the year...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
A man pulled out a knife as he returned from the bathroom on a Greyhound bus late Thursday and stabbed a woman, yelling that he had AIDS as he exited the Washington-bound vehicle, police said.
The trip had departed from Atlantic City, N.J. and was...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The remarkable humility of Pope Francis is causing lapsed Catholics to reconsider their relationship with the church, this one included.
Those of us who left the church in a huff or drifted away, disillusioned by the scandals or the money, or...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Halloween night. 1987.
Paranormal researcher Frank Stewart and his team try to prove an abandoned home is haunted. A local network camera crew is along for the ride, taping the EVP recordings and call-in seance.
After the broadcast, Stewart and his...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:03 PM
There's a straightforward, high-octane jukebox musical screaming 'I want to break free' from 'We Will Rock You,' the overstuffed, more or less entertaining tribute to the famed band Queen that opened its North American tour at the Hippodrome Tuesday...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:55 AM
They were the champions, dominating airwaves in the '70s and '80s with their distinctive brand of pomp and romp. And now they're back, making the same bold promise: "We Will Rock You."
That's the title of a jukebox musical filled with about two dozen...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Since 1983, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from men who have had sex with other men any time after 1977. Created in the nascent years of the AIDS epidemic, the policy was intended to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during...
| Jul 13, 2013
"The Book of Mormon" has to be the most subversive Broadway musical in history.
All those other supposedly radical shows, the ones with nudity or such tough subjects as mental illness, just can't hold a candle to this insanely brilliant concoction about...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a coalition of LGBT rights groups has issued an open letter declaring "solidarity" with Martin's family and friends....