| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
It's sometimes said that a lame-duck president is a weakened leader from the first day of his last term. The two-term limit of the 22nd Amendment, imposed by wrathful Republicans in 1951 in response to FDR's breach of the George Washington tradition, is...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told the Maryland Senate Monday night that if George Washington were to return to the State House in Annapolis, he would warn Americans against a "spirit of hedonism" imperiling the gains of the American Revolution.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
More than 400 C. Milton Wright High School graduates walked across the stage Tuesday at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College.
"As class president, I am privileged to represent an exceptional class," Samuel Lewis, president of...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:52 PM
They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Martin Van Buren was not the only sitting vice president elected president during the 19th century ("President Biden? History says no," Feb. 2).
Thomas Jefferson achieved the same distinction when, as vice president at the start of the century, he...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park.
The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Last week, on the eve of Jeff Zucker's appointment as president worldwide for CNN, I wrote about his potential to be a wise and winning choice for a very tough and important job.
I had the chance Sunday to further discuss Zucker and what he means to...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Tonight, we celebrate the season with the lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. But unless we take needed action, we are at risk of losing this festive tradition — along with one of our city's most iconic landmarks.
Sadly, the monument...
| May 15, 2013
At the Saturday, Feb. 9 Harbor of Grace Chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the membership was treated to a presentation by Dawn Fairchild, "Image of a Hero - Recreating George Washington's Revolutionary War Uniform." Fairchild...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:49 AM
100 Years Ago
Sheep vs. dogs
"It is reported that Mr. Harold Hopkins had a large number of sheep killed by dogs last Sunday morning.
"Wanted: A woman to cook, wash and clean, and remain at night, good wages. Mrs. James Steward. Hill St. Ellicott...