| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies.
Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Kelly admits she messed up on the last challenge, calling it a "fatal error" even though clearly it wasn't because she's still here. On pea-gate, Alex says he had no idea that Ed had a pea puree. Meanwhile, Ed says......
| Dec 4, 2010
| 3:46 PM
Francisco "Paco" Lobo wears out tuxedos the way marathoners do running shoes.
The longtime Tio Pepe maitre d' keeps three tuxes in his wardrobe at any given time, and every year, at least two succumb to the rigors of dry cleaning.
Lobo himself has...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:21 PM
In a town known for its birds, Oriol Servia wants everyone to know he fits right in.
"My name is Oriol," the IndyCar driver was excited to point out before a recent interview even began. "I am from Spain. Ever since I moved to the United States in 1998,...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Shirley L. Tansey, a retired mental health counselor and licensed clinical social worker who had worked at Taylor Manor Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at the Charlestown retirement community.
She was 92....
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:26 PM
The deadly outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has taken 22 lives and sickened some 2,200 is a reminder both of how vulnerable we can be to food-borne illness and how important it is to have a strong food safety system.
American health officials...
| Jun 25, 2011
Every year at this time, the Baltimore Museum of Art showcases the finalists for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The exhibits invariably reveal "energy, imagination and engagement with the significant issues of our time," says BMA director...
| May 15, 2012
Reservoir High School students Chaz Atkinson, Caroline des Jardins-Park and Carl Gaytano were all winners in the Howard County Public School System's Poetry Alive writing contest. Chaz is in AP French, Caroline is in French 4 Honors and Carl is in...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:33 AM
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Pink Out football game — Hosted by Laurel High Cheer Program and parents, Sat., Oct. 22, 2...
| Oct 28, 2011
Silhouette Stages presents this Tony Award-winning musical comedy through Saturday, Nov. 5, at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Shows at 3 p.m. today and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets are $18; $15 for seniors and...