| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Earl Williams, a catcher who played for the Orioles in 1973 and 1974, died earlier this week at his home in Somerset, N.J., according to multiple reports.
Williams, who was the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Atlanta Braves, was...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Jessie Hicks named one of 13 ACC Legends
Former Maryland player Jessie Hicks has been selected as the Terps' Atlantic Coast Conference Legend honoree. She will be recognized at the ACC tournament in Greensboro, N.C., March 7-10....
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:49 PM
UPDATE (1 a.m.) at end of post with review of NFL Network's excellent post-game show and comment on Flacco profanity after game.
It was a fabulous day and night for TV football, with the Ravens winning the Super Bowl, 34-31. But little thanks for that...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:15 AM
IHOP National Pancake Day is Feb. 5. From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., guests receive one complimentary short stack (dine-in only, etc.)
In return for the free flapjacks, guests are asked to donate something to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or other...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The mood Tuesday inside Pickles Pub, across from Camden Yards, matched the gray rainy weather.
As noontime regulars ate their lunch and quietly caressed glasses of beer amid the low-key chatter and music playing in the background, something clearly...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own.
So she and her husband decided to...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats?
A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:41 PM
"We love our children with all our hearts," Gordon Livingston, psychiatrist, philosopher, author and twice-bereaved parent says from his home in Howard County. "We imagine that they will bury us. Then fate intervenes and we must bury them. Nowhere is...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:45 AM
The Baders Raiders team of D. H. Bader Management Services raised over $6,800 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at their annual Light the Night Walk in Baltimore. Bader is a community association management company.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A host of prescription drugs have been in low supply around the United States for some time, but doctors have been warning about a particularly acute shortage of a set of life-saving cancer drugs.
Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today that...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:54 PM
An avid cyclist for six years, Laura Cook has had her share of close calls while riding in and around the area.
It's not uncommon, she said, for cars and trucks to whiz by closer than the three feet the law requires as she and her husband of 1.5 years,...