| May 27, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Having served in both the Army and Air Force, Linda Tucker was one of the first women to be allowed in the combat zone when she was part of Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
While American Legion posts welcome any veteran, VFWs require members to have...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The circus has come to town!
And it’s the clown, jokes Greg May, who is running the business.
A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College graduate and former member of its circus troupe, May is the clown in question, and the Center Ring...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:41 PM
It's no secret that females are generally more limber than males.
While the thought of stretching the body in any number of directions might scare most men, instructor Paul Shapiro says that once you get used to yoga, it brings positive change....
| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a tainted steroid killed two Marylanders. Nearly two dozen people living with the disease and hundreds of others who may have been exposed fear they may be next.
Sheila Smelkinson began suffering in...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:49 PM
The pharmacy at the center of a fungal meningitis outbreak that has hit 19 states said Friday it has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Massachusetts.
The New England Compounding Center also said it plans to establish a fund to compensate those affected...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Orioles reserve catcher Taylor Teagarden woke up with back pain on Friday and has been shut down for at least a day or two.
Teagarden missed a big chunk of last season after suffering a more serious back injury in spring training, but he said Friday&...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The chant began the instant the Colts' placekicker set foot on the field. From deep within Memorial Stadium, football fans growled his name in near-ritualistic delight.
RAAAOOOOL ... RAAAOOOOL.
Raul Allegre would save the day, they swore.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common ailment often picked up by children in day care. While it may make for a cranky child, Dr. Benjamin N. Lockshin, a Silver Spring dermatologist who also teaches at Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:01 AM
It's more than 1,300 miles from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West, Fla. — a car drive lasting a couple days or a flight lasting a few hours. Or, in the case of Howard County Education Association President Paul Lemle, an eight-day bike ride....
| Mar 1, 2013
The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents "An Afternoon with Theater J" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. Theater J will present a preview of scenes from its coming production of "Andy...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:55 PM
On occasion, Orioles manager Buck Showalter will wax poetic about certain baseball subjects as if he were sitting on a country porch, telling stories and sipping lemonade.
Thursday afternoon was one of those times — when Showalter was asked...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms.
Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...