| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
For anyone growing up in the 1950s, black-and-white television images of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev threatening Western leaders with his "We will bury you!" statement were more than a little frightening.
In an era when communism and the nuclear...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he’s still...
| Feb 8, 2013
In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 12:07 PM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 6, 1962:
Max Daetwyler, a 76-year-old man from Switzerland, passed through Harford County on his journey from New York to Washington, D.C. Daetwyler was an advocate of scrapping all armaments...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The University of Maryland University College named Javier Miyares as its president Monday, effective immediately.
Miyares, 65, has been a member of the UMUC management team for 10 years and its acting president since February, when he took over for...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:00 AM
I saw the point of the writer who complained about Leonard Pitts' rather frequent accusations of "racism," but to say that President Obama's policies are "socialistic, Marxist" ("No racism here Mr. Pitts " Readers Respond, Aug 11)? Give me a break. This...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 1:55 PM
This month, disapproval of Congress hit an all-time high — The New York Times reports that 82 percent of Americans give Congress the thumbs-down. Both parties get low marks, so the general disgust can't be attributed only to ideology. What the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:00 AM
I am happy to see that once again there are Americans raising their voices in protest. I know I'm not happy with the direction that our elected officials, the banking industry and the military-industrial complex are taking this country.
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses.
But visitors shouldn't count...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:08 PM
It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers.
But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork.
The Florida travel...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Desperately lagging in the world baseball market, the Orioles are attempting to step up their international efforts, and this weekend might serve as a primary example of that change in philosophy.
An Orioles contingent — to include manager Buck...
| Feb 8, 2009
He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening.
Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...