| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive.
The girl — whose...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Last Friday, a mentally ill man attacked 22 elementary school children in China, yet none of them died ("Man with knife attacks Chinese kids; 22 hurt," Dec. 15).
Why? Because his weapon was a knife. Presumably, guns are much harder to come by in China....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:21 AM
In a few weeks, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be reinaugurated with great fanfare in Washington. Shortly after that, in Beijing, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang will ascend to the presidency and premiership of China. (China's...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Will consumers pay $20 for a reusable glass drinking bottle?
Walt Himelstein thinks so. The Owings Mills environmental chemist and entrepreneur invented the Pure reusable glass drinking bottle, which features a shock-absorbing plastic sleeve that holds...
| Dec 21, 2012
'Google for Genealogists' The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Refreshments and networking follow the meeting. Information: 410-760-9679 or aagensoc.org....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Had Vice President Joe Biden behaved toward Sarah Palin in their 2008 debate the way he behaved toward Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in their debate last Thursday, he might have been denounced as a patronizing misogynist.
In his debate...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Recently, a poem by Dulaney High School senior Minwei Cao was selected to be included in the "Building Bridges to Celebrate our Global Village" anthology. A student competition to write essays and poems about cultural diversity for the anthology was...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Efforts to avert the "fiscal cliff" offer great drama, but they won't solve Washington's budget woes and could precipitate another recession — or worse.
The Budget Act of 2011 requires the president and Congress to agree on a nine-year, $1.2...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Brother Thomas Zoppo, president of Calvert Hall High School College has announced that Charles Stembler, Class of 1983, the school's current assistant principal for Student Affairs, has been appointed Calvert Hall's principal, effective July 1. Stembler...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 12:33 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
In response to an inquiry from the federal government trade czar, the Recording Industry Association of America released Monday a filing itemizing "notorious markets" across the globe.
Notorious markets are physical places...
| Dec 26, 2011
Just as the U.S. economy appears to be improving, four sets of forces could thrust America into an abyss rivaling the Depression.
•First, for decades, Washington has pursued more open global trade and domestic deregulation. These unleashed great...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:45 AM
America is in crisis.
The new normal is not good enough. The unemployed can't find jobs, the old can't retire and those in between live in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder and thrust into the abyss.
Property values are lower than a snake'...