| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:14 PM
As Fable, a 5-year-old Newfoundland, lies on a table at the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown, she doesn't seem to notice the needle in her jugular vein.
Instead, the pooch blissfully licks peanut butter from the hand of her owner, Lauren...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:33 AM
"How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy
"Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
| Jul 19, 2013
Regarding letter writer Laura Jones claim that Planned Parenthood employs deceptive advertising, I feel compelled to address the importance of Planned Parenthood and its name ("Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising," July 13).
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:39 AM
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It's high cat season in Baltimore-area shelters, and their kitty condos are bursting at the seams with friendly felines who need homes. If you've been thinking of adding a sweet cat to your...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:55 AM
Grace Sullivan, who recently graduated from 8th grade at St. Louis School, received the Knott scholarship, the Gateway Academic Achievement Award and Sister Helen Marie Duffy Scholarship.
The Knott scholarship provides full four-year tuition to Catholic...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Dan Rodricks is right on with his article about doing better for at-risk kids than foster care ("Getting to Baltimore's at-risk kids," June 30).
However, the only surefire remedy for abused and neglected kids is to prevent their being born to 11-13- and...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A "breakdown" in how Baltimore Police officers handled an alleged pit bull attack in South Baltimore that sent a 7-year-old boy to the hospital last week is now the subject of an internal police review, after animal control was left in the dark about...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine and Walgreens are collaborating on a new drugstore that is expected to open by the end of the year in East Baltimore, the partners announced Thursday.
"We'll hopefully use the store to develop programs, deliver them to the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding.
Under the Harford County Charter, the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:15 AM
There's nothing small about Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue in Ellicott City.
Since its founding in 2009 as Small Miracle Cat Rescue, the nonprofit organization has saved the lives of over 6,000 stray, surrendered and abandoned cats.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
A man in north Ocean City was attacked on Tuesday by a raccoon that later tested positive for rabies.
According to the Worcester County Health Department, a citizen reported the attack by "an aggressive raccoon" near Northside Park at 125th Street and...