| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses.
But visitors shouldn't count...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Baltimore and the Bahamas' Freeport have a lot in common. They're both cities with a mix of tourist areas and heavy industry, and both often play second banana to a national capital.
Now the two cities are linked by a direct air service that began...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Within days of the E.coli outbreak in Germany that officially ended this week, scientists at the University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences began cracking the genomic code of the bacteria responsible for infecting thousands and killing dozens....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:27 AM
European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies.
Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 10:26 PM
You guys are not even ready for this episode. I mean, did you eat today? Then you can’t handle it, come back tomorrow. [/internet time swoosh] Okay, let’s just dive in.
First up: the teams are still in Copenhagen. They taxi to a statue of...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Rome Cee is counting in German.
“Eins, zwei, drei, vier …”
It’s an oppressively humid July afternoon and the 29-year-old rapper, born Jerome Carrington Jr., is dressed in black and gray, sipping a hot cup of coffee in a Fells...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Bucky is back to report on last night's Amazing Race:The fourth leg of The Amazing Race begins in Ghana, with several items pending from the prior legs: --Jill & Thomas still hold the Express Pass that will let them skip any......
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.