| Aug 19, 2014
Incoming Maryland men's basketball freshman Dion Wiley has been one of the top players during Global Sports Academy's 2014 Men's Basketball Goodwill tour across Europe. With just one game remaining, Wiley has led his squad in scoring in each of the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:
English, a bastard language, is also a promiscuous...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment.
To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Edgar H. German Jr., an electrical engineer who founded GT-Tech Inc., died Friday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries suffered in an Aug.1 automobile accident in Reisterstown. He was 82.
The son of Edgar H. German Sr., director of public...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years.
While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Bernadette M. Ridenour, a homemaker and former stenographer, died Wednesday of dementia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88.
The daughter of Louis and Elsie Intlekofer, German immigrant bakers, Bernadette Marie Intlekofer was born in Baltimore and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look.
Shayna, who lives in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
After months of resisting U.S. calls for tougher economic sanctions against Russia in response to its support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, the major European powers agreed yesterday on a package of measures targeting Russia's financial, energy and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Earlier today, before I turned her off in mid-sentence, a pleasant woman on the radio who was trying not to sound bigoted was saying that immigrants in her family from Norway and Poland and elsewhere didn't arrive in this country expecting everyone to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:12 AM
AirMall, which operates stores and restaurants at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, has been sold to a German airport-management company.
New-York based private equity firm Prospect Capital Corp. sold Airmall and its parent company, AMU Holdings Inc., to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Jon Walker’s friends were looking forward to watching him reunite with his beloved German shepherd, Zara, when he returns from a year-long Army deployment in Afghanistan later this month.
But his dog bolted into a patch of woods while playing...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Picky, Wordville's British honorary consul, recommends consideration of the peroration of A.J.P. Taylor's English History 1914-1945. "The rhythm is particularly effective, I think," he says. Let's have a look:
In the second World War the British...