| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:16 PM
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer.
Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"You will be our president when you read this note," George Herbert Walker Bush wrote to Bill Clinton, the man who defeated him in the 1992 campaign, denying Mr. Bush the provisional vindication that reelection provides until history has its chance to...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:42 AM
A deadly storm, fueled by extreme heat and humidity, left Maryland in a state of emergency that continued Sunday, with hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power, with some residents expected to remain in the dark over the next week.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:14 PM
BGE officials continued to scramble Sunday to restore power to nearly more than 257,000 customers as the area suffered with temperatures near 100 degrees for a third day and braced for a chaotic Monday-morning commute.
After the state was rocked Friday...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
It's been more than a decade since hot air ballooning was dealt a huge blow in the aftermath of Sept. 11, when concern for national safety was at an all-time high and many flights were grounded.
"We've come a long way since then," said Ron Broderick, a...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:04 PM
When revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt erupted earlier this year quickly forced out long-time autocratic rulers, many in the West hoped that the pro-democracy demonstrations there would unleash a tidal wave of change across the Arab world. To an extent,...
| Apr 26, 2011
Your editorial "Muddled Middle East" (April 22) gave your newspaper's general muddled opinion that every problem in the Middle East is Israel's fault and could be resolved by Israel giving away land and resources to the Palestinians — who have never...
| Feb 17, 2011
Before Camp David, there was a quiet presidential retreat just three miles from downtown Washington. The hidden treasure, now known as President Lincoln's Cottage, actually served as an escape for Presidents Buchanan, Hayes and Arthur, too.
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Take a picture, it'll last longer – much longer than any president's stay in the White House.
A recent exhibit at the National Geographic Museum is proof. With dozens of stunning photographs, "The President's...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:12 AM
After a tense week of wrestling with the nation's deficit, President Barack Obama will head for Camp David on Saturday.
Obama will overnight at the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains.
But it's back to work on the deficit Sunday when he...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The Quartet for Middle East peace met in Washington last week, and after the meeting a senior U.S. administration official said, "there are still gaps [between the Israelis and Palestinians]," and "more work needs to be done."
A new path to peace and...
| 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...