| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:49 AM
"In the air," she said. "In the clouds," was his answer. These were the responses when Catonsville residents Rosemarie Walsmann, 85, and her husband Manfred Walsmann, 83, were asked how they met nearly 60 years ago.
He was 25. She was 27.
He was going...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Like kids bursting out the schoolhouse doors for recess, when the Maryland Zoo's 11 chimpanzees were allowed outside Saturday for a rare bit of winter sunshine, they couldn't help, well, monkeying around.
They climbed to the very top of the mesh...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:47 PM
BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse.
With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:42 AM
It took some effort, but Katherine Davis was able to pare down her possessions for the coming year so they fit in one backpack.
The 2004 Glenelg High School graduate sold most of her furniture and clothes. She gave her television and Prius to her...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Newt Gingrich wants to pay poor kids to clean toilets. And all of the right people are horrified.
The Nation says Mr. Gingrich is running on "a platform that seems to have been written by the unreformed Ebenezer Scrooge." The editors of the Newark Star-...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:39 AM
When Jordan Page was a boy of 11 with a yen for acting, his greatest thrill was playing the Crown Prince in '"The King and I" onstage.
Two decades later, in the middle of an odyssey that began on Maryland's Eastern Shore, he's starring in a real-life...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Two singers I had never heard in concert performed in the area last month, and I was so glad I changed my plans at the last minute to go to the shows because they were amazing.
One is South African singer Lira who performed at Ramshead in Annapolis...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 3:12 PM
If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:51 PM
After two weeks of helping the needy, it looks as though these peaches are starting to have a change of heart. They've been spending their free time delivering goods to orphanages and schools. To bond more, the ladies host a pajama party that reveals...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Forty-four of the nation's brightest high school students are in Baltimore to test their brains about the brain — in a two-day neuroscience competition that started Sunday morning with a visit to the cadaver laboratory in the University of...
| Dec 31, 2007
Last in a series of occasional articles documenting issues of South Africa's post-apartheid generation
Neckties flapped in the breeze as the half-dozen or so gang members gathered at their regular spot outside a small power substation. Their formal...
| Nov 19, 2006
• March 1999 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Recombinant Activated Factor VII for treating bleeding in patients with rare forms of hemophilia.
• May 1999 -- U.S. Army Col. John B. Holcomb and Israeli Dr. Uri Martinowitz...