| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere.
The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Until this year, the world would have been looking at the intensifying armed confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with a sense of deja vu all over again.
But this is 2012, and the political map of the Middle East has changed...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Caroline Shea studied for months before performing in local productions of shows such as "Oliver," "Phantom of the Opera" and "Babes in Toyland," but her performance before her largest audience yet — more than 50 million — came with just three...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:48 PM
William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Exports of Maryland merchandise rose 9 percent last year to a record $11.8 billion, the International Trade Administration said Tuesday.
The state's export sales in 2012 far outpaced the 2011 export sales in places such as Belgium, Saudi Arabia,...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Anthony Thomas Carozza II, a retired engineer who served in the Army Corps of Engineers and was a world traveler, died of stroke complications Nov. 10 at Symphony Manor in Roland Park. The Guilford resident was 83.
Born in Catonsville, he was the son...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:41 PM
As the American Library Association kick off Banned Book Week, an annual event designed to draw attention to censorship issues, a bizarre case of visual censorship by IKEA is in the news.
The Swedish furniture company acknowledged that catalogs...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:50 AM
It took 25 years for Dr. Mark Midei to build his reputation and less than two for it to come crashing down.
In the spring of 2009, he was a superstar cardiologist with a seven-figure salary and a staff that adored him. By late April 2011, he was...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:12 AM
If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:“Capt. Jack” writes: “I saw a heat index of 126 for Iowa… Is that a record? What’s the heat index record high for this part of the country?” According to Wikipedia, a report from Dhahran,...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:51 AM
When gas prices spike in the wake of Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices — politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:59 PM
The Contemporary Museum, which has featured provocative works by a broad sampling of cutting-edge artists, announced a new executive director this week who promises to keep things innovative.
Sue Spaid doesn't officially start until Dec. 13, but the...