| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Sometime after 8 p.m. Thursday, a train will come roaring out of the north from Delaware toward Perryville at 165 miles per hour, matching the fastest speed ever attained on a U.S. rail line.
After putting on the brakes, the Acela Express will make the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...
| Feb 6, 2013
Laissez les bons temps roulez, dear readers,
Join me Tuesday, Feb. 12 for the Havre de Grace Mardi Gras Parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington Street into downtown, ending on St. John and Warren streets at Legion...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the capitalist-communist People's Republic of China, people encounter problems returning products that stink. In our capitalist-democracy of the United States of America, a refund on stinky products is an honored business practice. An overt sense of...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:04 PM
In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes?
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I can predict a few things with virtual certainty. For instance, in the upcoming presidential debates, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will try to outdo each other in condemning China's economic practices. Their positions will be virtually...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:30 PM
When Southern Living magazine asked Baltimore botanical artist Meg Page to create dinnerware that can bridge the fall and winter entertaining seasons, she asked them to send her clippings from branches in their own backyards so she could get it right....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:14 AM
While much is being made of Karl Rove's post-election return to the air this week on Fox, I don't think that's really the news that matters these days at Rupert Murdoch's channel.
Reflecting in a way the very post-election GOP malaise that they...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Now that Chuck Hagel has been nominated by President Obama as defense secretary, his record is sure to be intensely scrutinized -- even more than it was when he was a senator. His past remarks on Israel and a gay man have already triggered some criticism....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In his letter published in the Dec. 26 issue of the Towson Times ("Banning guns is not the answer; gun abuse more complex") , R. Devereux Slingluff cites an event in China on the same day as the mass murder in Newtown, Conn., when a man slashed 22...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
McCormick & Co. announced Monday that it had signed an agreement to buy a popular bouillion maker in China.
Sparks-based McCormick has agreed to acquire Wuhan Asia-Pacific Condiments Co. Ltd. for approximately $141 million, according to a statement...