| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 90 degrees. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear, with a low temperature around 68 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Some may be surprised to learn that tuberculosis is in our midst after reading that a waitress at the Harborplace Hooters has active TB ("Hooters waitress allegedly contracts tuberculosis at Inner Harbor restaurant," June 7).
Although TB may evoke...
| Jun 30, 2012
Anne Arundel Community College's Opera AACC caps its two-production season with Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" for a bravura celebration of the company's 10th anniversary.
Serving as impresario of this production, founder and artistic director Douglas...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:59 PM
An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 5:01 AM
Thomas McDonough of Towson, asks if U.S. taxpayer dollars sent to fight AIDS in Africa are not better used right here in Baltimore or Detroit, at least for now ("African AIDS money better spent at home," June 25). Senora McGuire of Dundalk deplores the...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Dr. Angela Wakhweya began her medical career in her native Uganda, at the height of the AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, where she saw many patients, friends and even some family members succumb to the deadly disease.
The experience propelled her...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Imogene B. Johnston, long active in Harford County Republican Party politics and a community activist, died Oct. 26 at Senator Bob Hooper Hospice in Forest Hill of complications from a fall.
She was 89.
A daughter of a coal-mine supervisor and a...
| May 24, 2009
In the end, a quaint watercolor painting of a young town full of promise yielded the final key to unlocking a mystery dating back more than 130 years.
The artwork, depicting the proposed community of Sanborn as part of a decades-old real estate ad, is an...
| Nov 17, 2002
The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
| Dec 9, 1997
This is where the world dumps its ships, worn out and ready to be torn apart.To the left and right, ships lie stranded along six miles of beach, in a hundred stages of demolition. Tankers, freighters, fish processors and destroyers -- smashed, cut,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:08 PM
More than 70 passengers on a US Airways Express plane were recently surprised to see police and paramedics board the jet in Phoenix and announce that a fellow flier might have the contagious airborne disease tuberculosis.
Further tests by the Maricopa...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, Dec. 6:
Poverty would not entrap him, the vile system of apartheid could not destroy him and the bars of a jail cell were never able to imprison his awesome spirit and...