| Jul 30, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79.
Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in...
| May 18, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Farm subsidies could finally be on the chopping block.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently acknowledged that corn and ethanol "subsidies need to be phased out" over time. And on a swing through Iowa, Mr. Vilsack suggested that the Obama...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:30 PM
The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states.
A National Archives...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Federal prosecutors said in court Friday that they're contemplating additional charges against two New York men accused in multistate thefts of historic documents uncovered this month when police said the pair targeted a Maryland museum.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Conservatives took great relish this week in attacking President Barack Obama for some ill-considered observations regarding the Supreme Court and its role in reviewing the administration's health care reform law. One would think that the nation's highest...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:08 PM
A detention hearing for Barry H. Landau, one of two men charged with stealing dozens of valuable historic documents from archives and museums in New York and Maryland, was postponed Monday so federal investigators can search his Manhattan apartment a...
| Oct 26, 2011
The year Doris Russell swam in her first meet, Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first term as president, John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd were slain by FBI agents and F. Scott Fitzgerald published "Tender is the Night."
Seventy-seven years later,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 5:02 PM
A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years.
| 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.
| Aug 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
How do we love thee, oh small towns of Maryland? Let us count the ways.
When earlier this year, a Budget Travel magazine poll named Lewisburg, W.Va., as "America's Coolest Small Town," it got us thinking: aren't Maryland's small towns worth bragging...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:20 PM
On an invitingly bright summer day, the reading room at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania starts filling up nonetheless as soon as the doors open: professors, Ph.D. candidates and amateur genealogists alike stream in to spend hours perusing the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The militarization of the Mexican border is a new phenomenon for two nations whose militaries have traditionally been made to stay out of politics. There are constant expansions of our prisons, and further explosions of the drug-related caseloads of our...