| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Earl L. Johnson appeared to be the ideal face for a broad effort by current and former service members to clean up his troubled East Baltimore neighborhood of Oliver. The charismatic veteran told stories of serving for years with the elite Army Rangers,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:58 PM
The longer former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden stays holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport while Russian President Vladimir Putin cynically proclaims him a martyr to freedom of speech...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:31 PM
There was no question that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law when he released hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. He admitted as much in pleading guilty to a number of the lesser charges against him, and his motivations —...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Kevin Rector made some good arguments for not boycotting the Sochi Olympics, but he is overlooking some important issues ("Why boycotting Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia isn't the right move," Aug. 1).
First, the law prohibiting gay propaganda is...
| May 17, 2013
When the storm of administration scandals first hit President Barack Obama, he offered a good impersonation of Claude Raines in "Casablanca," expressing shock that gambling was going on in Rick's saloon. His verbal outrage at the snooping of the IRS and...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Bradley Manning, the junior Army analyst convicted of espionage for leaking thousands of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, reigniting a debate over how far the government should go to punish those who disclose secret...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Close attention to detail is a good thing in a copy editor. We want the text to be factually accurate, grammatical, and clear. But that attention to detail carries with it the hazard of becoming obsessed with trifles.
Take, for example, the "widow,"...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about."
That's unfortunate. Too...
| Oct 20, 2012
Keeping your opinions to yourself at work might not be easy in today's supercharged political climate.
With the general election just weeks away, political discussions naturally come up in offices, on campuses and at job sites throughout the Baltimore...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Mark Rosasco and Olivia Webster were the swiftest runners in the annual CROP 5K in Aberdeen Saturday.
Rosasco, 50, of Arnold, won the men's race in 19:34. He took over the pace-setting from Kirk Ingold after the first mile and opened a lead of 150...