| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The National Zoo's adorable baby giant panda cub got a really appropriate name today.
The 100-day-old female cub was dubbed "Bao Bao," which means "precious" or "treasure" in Mandarin Chinese.
Bao Bao is the second surviving panda cub to be born in...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages.
It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Date: Sept. 28
Her story: Katelyn Niu, 29, was born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province, China, and moved to Maryland in 2000. She graduated with doctor of dental surgery and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in May and is an...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Nearly 820,000 international students — a national record — studied at universities in the United States during the 2012-2013 academic year, according to a report released this month by the Institute for International Education. At Morgan...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years.
It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:17 PM
There is intense focus on Beijing this week, as the plenary meeting of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee, which includes President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, concludes after a series of discussions on economic reforms designed to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Maryland alumnus Justin Benedik enjoyed a successful trip to the recently completed 12th World Wushu Championships in Malaysia, finishing fourth in compulsory changquan (long fist), 15th in gun shu (staff) and 32nd in dao shu (broadsword) last weekend....
| Nov 2, 2013
A war of words between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse has only complicated a potential deal between the clothing titans.
Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank has offered $2.3 billion for Men's Wearhouse, and has continued to express interest...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A former executive of a pan-Asian retailer will become Giant Food's next president.
Gordon Reid, former group director for commercial services for Dairy Farm International, which runs more than 5,600 stores throughout Asia, will step in at Giant on...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:34 AM
When Columbia resident Gregory Norris' ear began to throb during a scuba outing while vacationing in Roatan, Honduras, he knew he needed medical attention.
But what Norris didn't know is that the visit to Roatan's Clinica Esperanza would be the best...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Justin Benedik played nearly every sport he could imagine during his youth in Calvert County. His main focus was soccer, but the 2004 Patuxent graduate also dabbled in football, tennis, golf, lacrosse and "almost everything my parents could bring me to...