| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations.
In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP.
In November, Wikileaks...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:10 AM
For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:52 AM
For some, Cannon Beach is simply one more site on of a long list of tourist spots along the Oregon coastline.
But for Catonsville native Sarah Robbins, dipping the front tire of her Cannondale Synapse bicycle into the Pacific Ocean on Aug. 8 at the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Recent satellite imagery suggests that North Korea has greatly expanded its uranium enrichment capabilities. The nation just promised to launch more long-range rockets "soon." And, reportedly, labs in Pyongyang are hard at work developing nuclear-armed...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Week two of the Race begins in Iqueque, Chile, the city of eternal sunshine, situated on the edge of a desert and the Pacific Ocean. It’s pretty amazing. And it’s time to leave.
The teams depart around 3 in the morning, and they are sent...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The painter Diane Dunn and the photographer Joan Forester have different mediums, but they have a shared tendency to get close to their subjects in their exhibit "Patterns" at the Artists' Gallery.
Dunn's acrylic paintings actually alternate between...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:53 AM
The region has had its first flirt with winter weather this week, and now meteorologists are handicapping whether the upcoming season could be the snowiest since 2009-2010, or another dud.
In general, Baltimore's snowiest winters occur when high-...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:36 AM
The likelihood of El Nino is increasing, with onset of the climate phenomenon known for snowy winters in these parts expected by fall.
There is "increased confidence" in a weak to moderate El Nino, according to the Climate Prediction Center. Forecasters...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The last four months of hurricane season could be busy ones in the Atlantic Ocean, with government forecasters raising their expectations to an 85 percent chance of a normal or above-normal season.
The Atlantic could be in for three to six hurricanes,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I watched Ray Lewis do his final dance as a player on the field at M&T Bank Stadium immediately after the final play of the game ("Ray's day," Jan. 7). That was great to see. He is leaving the game on his own terms. I hope his head and his heart are in...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:12 AM
It has been a year since the climate pattern known as La Nina ended, the longest period of so-called "neutral" conditions since 2004. And there is no sign of the phenomenon, or its counterpart El Nino, through summer, climate forecasters say.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:47 AM
A total solar eclipse will occur over parts of northern Australia and the southern Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, and you can watch it from Maryland via a webcast.
The eclipse begins at about 3:35 p.m. EST, with its path starting in Australia's Garig Ganak...