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  • O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]

    O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]
    Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton? After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    New attention is coming to the 2009 case of a programmer who was detained by the FBI and interrogated without an arrest warrant at the direct request of Goldman Sachs. Meanwhile, the BART commuter service is running -- for now -- in San Francisco after...
  • Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality

    Looking Out: New Jersey judge hears arguments over marriage equality
    A New Jersey judge heard arguments Thursday over whether the state should be required to legalize same-sex marriage in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. Since December 2006, New Jersey has allowed same-...
  • Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses

    Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses
    The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
  • Md. to give MSA, though results won't be used to gauge school progress

    Md. to give MSA, though results won't be used to gauge school progress
    Maryland wants to continue annual assessments of students this year at a cost of about $6 million, even though the scores wouldn't be used to gauge school progress — one of the main reasons for giving the tests. State officials, in plans to be...
  • Hey Rick Perry: Don't mess with Maryland

    Hey Rick Perry: Don't mess with Maryland
    Oh, Rick Perry. How we've missed you. The hair. The boots. Seems like there was a third thing, but we forget. The Texas governor's flameout in the 2012 Republican nominating process came well before Maryland's GOP primary — I mean, how early do we...
  • We humans headed toward obsolescence

    We humans headed toward obsolescence
    This was going to be a rant. Then I thought about it, which was a mistake. As any experienced ranter can tell you, thinking about it has the unfortunate tendency of turning a good, clean rant into a muddy quagmire of fine points, conditional sentences,...
  • For many juveniles in Maryland, parole is out of reach

    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life without parole for juvenile offenders violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. The court cited the developmental differences between young people and...
  • Can Gov. Jerry Brown rebuild public education in California?

    Can Gov. Jerry Brown rebuild public education in California?
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has done a lot to finally balance his state's budget, but his greatest challenge still lies ahead ("Jerry Brown: A survivor at the top of his game," Feb. 3). In 1978, during Mr. Brown's first term as governor, he helped...
  • Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game

    Jerry Brown, a survivor at the top of his game
    It's said in politics that timing is everything, that success depends on picking the right time to make one's move. When Barack Obama decided in early 2007 to launch a presidential bid as a freshman U.S. senator at age 45, the naysayers wondered why he...
  • O'Malley Super Bowl bet brews up storm in a beer mug

    O'Malley Super Bowl bet brews up storm in a beer mug
    Governor Martin O'Malley narrowly avoided a minor Twitter storm over beer Saturday morning after making a bet with the governor of California on the Super Bowl. Friday afternoon, he responded to a wager with California Gov. Jerry Brown by staking a case...
  • SunEdison headquarters leaves Beltsville for Calif.

    SunEdison LLC, one of the nation's largest providers of solar energy services, said at a news conference with California's governor Monday that it had moved its headquarters from Beltsville to California's Silicon Valley. The news was announced by...