| Mar 31, 2011
Jeremy Guthrie spends the baseball season in Maryland and the off-season in Utah, but in between, the 31-year-old Orioles starting pitcher is a citizen of the world.
More than a decade ago, Guthrie went on a Mormon mission to Spain, staying nearly two...
| May 5, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Good riddance, Osama bin Laden.
That's one less terrorist I, as a Muslim American, have to worry about ruining my life. But while people filled the streets in Times Square and Pennsylvania Avenue with joy Sunday night, I'm looking at myself in the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:41 PM
It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping.
With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:44 PM
The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
U2 appear unable to grasp the core of the issue regarding their tax status in Ireland ("The Edge: U2, Bono have not evaded taxes," July 13) . Nobody on this island doubts that they are fully in compliance with Irish or European law, or that they have...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 1:14 PM
After a couple of weeks in Spain, a driver returning to Maryland's roads experiences a severe case of culture shock.
There's no place like home — to scare your pants off.
Five times in the first three days back from work after an idyllic...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Archaeologists in Southern Maryland say they have solved a mystery that has baffled historians since at least the 1930s. They say they have found Zekiah Fort.
The fort was established in 1680 by Gov. Charles Calvert, the third Lord Baltimore, for the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:06 PM
The nation recently received two contradictory signals about the importance of immigration reform. President Barack Obama stood near the Mexican border in El Paso last month and called (again) for immigration reform. The next week, Gallup released a...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Pampering takes the form of a “Quick pick-me-up,” “Mom’s morning out” or even “Queen for a day” at the new Nail & Hair Care Spa at Shipley’s Grant, in Ellicott City.
The spacious 3,300-square-foot spa...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:13 AM
The most distinctive piece of the National, an indie-rock quintet from Brooklyn, N.Y.-via-Cincinnati, is lead singer Matt Berninger's slurred baritone.
It's a smooth, low purr that, when combined with the band's circular guitars and Bryan Devendorf's...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:17 PM
He was a 15-year-old high school honors student in Ellicott City when federal prosecutors say he went online to solicit money for a woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" and "Fatima LaRose."
Authorities say that in Web postings two years ago, the youth...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:54 PM
To open the brand new Fresh Market gourmet grocery store in Dulaney Plaza on Aug. 24, company officials cut open a 75-pound round of Parmesan Reggiano, an Italian cheese made from 150 gallons of high quality milk.
"Cracking of the Parmesan" is Fresh...