| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The National Hurricane Center is watching Tropical Storm Rina, the 17th named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season, as it strengthens and moves toward Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.Rina became a tropical storm Sunday night. At last check it was 190 miles......
| Jun 23, 2012
It's not a matter of "if" but "when."
Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:31 PM
UPDATE, 4:40 p.m.: Tropical Storm Paula has formed today in the western Caribbean southeast of Cozumel, where hurricane warnings were posted today. Paula has top sustained winds of 60 mph. It was forecast to become a hurricane on Tuesday, and to......
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Maryland's highest court overturned the convictions of two men who were found guilty of the murders of three children in a Northwest Baltimore apartment seven years ago, ruling Friday that the trial judge made mistakes that prevented the defendants from...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 7:46 PM
Meeting and eating a new food can be exciting. The other night at El Hidalgo, a Tex-Mex restaurant in an Elkridge shopping center, I was introduced to tlacoyos.
They were Mexican corn cakes ($7) shaped like torpedoes, stuffed with chicken and topped with...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Republicans seem befuddled by President Obama's decision to halt deportation of young people brought into the United States illegally by their undocumented parents. Mitt Romney is gobsmacked, Speaker of the House John Boehner is exasperated, and Florida...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:27 PM
If Mitt Romney wins the presidential election this fall, he'll have Harry Reid partly to thank.
The Republican presidential nominee and the Senate Democratic leader don't have much in common politically. But they're both members of the Church of Jesus...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum.
Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 10:14 AM
One man had quit the hike just 43 miles in, the pain from his blisters too much for a trek that would last another 2,600-or-so miles. Christopher Barrow's first moment of doubt came less than two weeks later, mid-May in southern California, a day that...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:15 AM
— Baltimore is one of two cities selected to test an immigration policy adopted by the Obama administration that could freeze deportations of illegal immigrants who have no criminal records, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
| Dec 4, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
The former Ellicott City resident was 68.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...