| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:49 AM
To his family, Nathaniel Dennis' life began as a wonder.
Born premature, Dennis survived infancy thanks to a shunt placed in his brain by Ben Carson, the world-famous Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon.
"I remember how tiny he was when his parents brought...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Keith King was kicked out at age 18 from the religious commune in Pennsylvania where he grew up. He had $150 and no place to go after he defied the elders, telling them he wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a doctor.
Nearly a decade later,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:04 PM
And so, the inevitable has finally become the official with the announcement from Fox News today that Dr. Ben Carson, the Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon turned conservative pundit, has become a paid contributor.
Carson "is a brilliant neurosurgeon who has...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Dr. Ben Carson was revered during his brilliant career as a pediatric neurosurgeon. No doubt he is still a fine, compassionate and well-intentioned person, but his tendency to express his political opinions in hyperbolic comparisons seriously damages...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
For reporter Jean Marbella to take shots at Dr. Ben Carson for his political views makes her look like she is not too bright — particularly in a Baltimore-based (albeit liberal) newspaper ("Carson is quoting Lenin to criticize Obamacare. Is the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment.
Since that time, these things have happened:
•In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago.
•In 1896, the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak to members of the American Medical Association on Saturday as he is honored for advocacy of "freedom-based" health reform.
The group Doctors for Patient Freedom will present him with the Ed...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:05 PM
A group trying to draft Ben Carson to run for president in 2016 has bought seven billboards in the Baltimore region aimed partly at voters but also at the Hopkins neurosurgeon himself.
"We wanted Dr. Carson to be able to see the billboards on the way...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Dayton Oaks Elementary School's reading specialist Deborah Castleman is proud to announce that Jocelyn Baker, Imirie Billey, Merina Billey, Rishi Khosla, Poppy Knerr, Anya Nguyen, Tevi Sanchez and Isabel Sowry were the school winners of the Maryland Young...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration.
Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I was amused to read that Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson feels he was "profiled" for an audit by the IRS because he was critical of President Barack Obama ("Ben Carson says he was targeted by the IRS over his beliefs," Oct. 3).