| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The core issues all grow from the...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 10:49 AM
During the Patterson Park pagoda's 120 years of existence, it has been photographed, painted and otherwise rendered too many times to count. But never in all that time did anyone depict the landmark the way Terry and Belinda Kilby just did.
No one zoomed...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:00 AM
President Barack Obama, largely due to his upbringing and background, sincerely thinks he is leading this country in the right direction. However, hard facts powerfully indicate that he is leading us in the wrong direction.
The Obama administration...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:14 PM
It might have been trash-talking, but Jamal Lewis made good on his promise. The young Baltimore Raven broke the single-day rushing record by running for 295 yards in the 2003 home opener at the stadium newly rechristened for the company that had bought...