| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Below are President Barack Obama's full remarks as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday night.
Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Tatyana McFadden reached the podium in the T54 100-meter competition at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, but she won't be standing on the top step when the awards are handed out.
It took a world record of 15.82 by China's Wenjun Liu and a personal...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:08 PM
The economy added 96,000 jobs in August, down from 141,000 in July and not nearly enough to keep pace with population growth.
The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent only because 581,000 workers quit looking for work and are no longer counted in the...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:36 AM
W.R. Grace said Thursday that it will acquire the assets of Chinese manufacturer Noblestar Catalysts Co. Ltd.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Noblestar, based in Qingdao, makes fluid catalytic cracking catalysts and other related products,...
| Jun 4, 2012
Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
| Jun 6, 2012
However one looks at last Friday's jobs report, it's a stunning reminder of how anemic the recovery has been -- and how perilously close America is to falling into another recession.
Not only has the unemployment rate risen for the first time in almost a...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion.
Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Your recent stories last week about the closing of Sparrows Point and the Maryland Port Authority's purchase of new cranes from China were sad in many ways ("Gloom hangs over Sparrows Point mill," June 5). This state does not care about manufacturing,...
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2012
Hey, did you hear the joke about the world leader who had the answer to the global economic crisis? Well, there you go -- now you have.
Remember the old days, when leaders of developed nations would hold summits to decide how to solve the plight of the...
| Jun 28, 2012
As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade.
Cyprus has just...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:52 AM
On the eve of adopting their second daughter from China, Stephen and Tracy Namie looked out their hotel room on a late December night in Nanjing and saw fireworks bursting on the horizon.
To this day, the Catonsville residents don't know why those...