| Feb 10, 2011
Over the past decade, Maryland's population grew far more diverse, while growth slowed dramatically in once-booming counties in the Baltimore area, according to data released Wednesday by the Census Bureau.
Baltimore lost more of its population —...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Baltimore Customs and Border Protection agents have ordered a shipping container of rice from Pakistan to be sent back or destroyed in an effort to block a destructive, invasive beetle from entering the United States.
Customs officials said in a...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 9:27 AM
Fans of "Ace of Cakes" have always wanted two things. They wanted their own cake from Charm City Cakes, and they wanted to stop by the Remington bakery and have a look around. But even the basic wedding cake costs $750 (never mind the sculpted specialty...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the congressional approval required by the Constitution and the War Powers Act of 1973.
American planes are taking off, they are entering Libyan...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:00 AM
During the campaign summer of 2008, candidate Obama said of Afghanistan, "This is a war that we have to win." Yet now, although progress is being made the job is still very much unfinished, we find Obama as president extracting our resources from...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Unless Americans are committed to a long and expensive process of nation building, it makes no sense to have a huge military footprint in Afghanistan. Since al-Qaida is no longer in Afghanistan but in Pakistan, the Arabian Peninsula and sub-Saharan Africa...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Thirteen-year-old Alexander Williams was always so reluctant to read that his school arranged to get him special help. But he felt differently about the stories when they were told on a big screen.
Most people who love the films begin with the books. But...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:41 AM
Facebook has undergone a redesign. It happens, oh, every five minutes. And yet, people are not, um, enjoying the new "upgrades" to their news ticker and top stories. Let the bitching begin!
We looked through the many, many (we repeat: many!) angry/funny/...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I rejoice with the friends and families of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal as their ordeal ended in Evin Prison in Iran. As Mr. Bauer said at the Oman Airport, "Two years is too long in a prison. We sincerely hope for the freedom of other political...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Erica Kempler, of Columbia, has two ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the First Street Gallery in New York City, and two other ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the Bedford Gallery, in Walnut Creek, Calif. She is a 2005 graduate of Wilde Lake High...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 1:06 PM
There's probably some Australopithecine lizard brain thing that triggers my sense of conspiratorial intimacy whenever I go below street level to dine or drink. That or something about strangers gathering in dimly lit subterranean chambers appeals to the...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...