| May 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In April 1993, Ms. Foundation for Women inaugurated their first Take Your Daughters to Work Day. The program quickly gained popularity and became an annual April event for thousands of girls around the country. In 2003, the program was expanded to include...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:45 AM
This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women.
The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
The Ravens held out five starters from practice Wednesday, including two offensive linemen and Pro Bowl defensive players Haloti Ngata and Ed Reed.
Right guard Marshal Yanda (knee) and left guard Bobbie Williams (ankle) and defensive end Pernell McPhee...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:34 PM
In her letter in your Oct. 25 edition, reader Dana Schwartz is "repulsed" by the gerrymandering going on now in Maryland. Well, get in line — I am repulsed, too, even though I've stood by amusedly for political antics on every level over the years....
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like.
At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
| Oct 14, 2012
There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter.
Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:18 AM
No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments.
Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:15 PM
On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month.
Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:32 PM
The Howard County Council Thursday prefiled 11 different amendments to legislation that would form a Downtown Columbia Partnership, including proposed changes to the partnership's leadership structure and the entity administering funds collected for...