| Feb 12, 2013
For the third consecutive year, BWI Marshall Airport set a record for commercial passenger traffic, with 22.68 million travelers passing through its terminal in 2012, airport officials announced.
The 1.3 percent increase over 2011 comes during a time of...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Happy President's Day, dear readers.
Monday, Feb. 18 is the official observance, but President George Washington's birthday is Feb. 22. Slice that cheery pie from Goll's Bakery, 234 North Washington Street, 410-939-4321 and toss a silver dollar across...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Sobeidy Vidal sees a dearth of Hispanic models and designers in high fashion. It's been the driving force behind Latin Fashion Week for the past 12 years.
"Our country is represented by a number of different cultures," she said. "They should be...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Southwest Airlines will add two destinations next spring to its schedule of flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the carrier announced Monday.
On April 14, AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest,...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable.
The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As college students enter spring break season and travel far and wide in search of a warm afternoon and a frozen drink, one Towson family is urging neighbors to be vigilant against "grandma" phone scams that prey on elderly residents' concern for their...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Nearly four months after signing Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, the Orioles are still waiting for the 25-year-old outfielder to officially join the organization, according to an industry source.
Urrutia, who has set up residency in the Dominican Republic,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 PM
You know you are entering a different world when you see the heavy cordless iron that requires a fire to heat it sitting atop a wooden ironing board covered with a bed sheet used as an ironing pad at the Howard County Center of African American Culture....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon was headed back to the United States on Monday night after attending a legal hearing in the Dominican Republic and could return to the team by Tuesday, according to a source that spoke with Simon on Monday afternoon....