| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:09 AM
ON THE SITE...
Kamenetz proposes 2013 budget with no tax increases, no layoffs: Baltimore County executive plans to cut county work force 7 percent by attrition, grow budget 3 percent to absorb teacher pension costs.
Man shot several times in East...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated..." — Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States
Just in case you forgot.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The Windy City is engulfed in a stormy teachers' strike that has gathered front-page national attention. But will it turn out to be just more hot air in the national debate over school reform?
I'm afraid so, even though the issues at stake in Chicago are...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Update: The New York City Board of Health voted unanimously to require parents to sign consent forms before their kids can have Jewish ritual circumcision. Read the New York Times account here.
A group of Johns Hopkins ethicists have written a letter...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As Eliza Doolittle put it in "My Fair Lady": "Words, words words, I'm so sick of words!" Once again, in the wake of the latest shooting spree in Colorado, presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney ran a race to the microphones to deplore it,...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles.
I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:07 AM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made national headlines last year when he made a rare move for an elected official and donated $30 million of his own money to programs for underserved black and Latino youth in New York City, has spread his wealth...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:20 AM
For those who missed it, the National Rifle Association's top executive got worked up into a full lather at the group's annual conference this weekend in St. Louis. Wayne LaPierre's ire was aimed at the "sensational" coverage of the Trayvon Martin killing...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Thanks to last week's news coverage, many have heard of the new Sheikh Zayed and Charlotte R. Bloomberg Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, but there is another building at Hopkins that remains largely unknown: the Blalock Clinical Science Building. Two...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:05 PM
At the ding of a cowbell Sunday, staffers in a command center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital began clapping and yelling out victory cheers.
Another department had begun to transfer patients as part of a massive move from Hopkins' aging hospital building...
| Aug 8, 2008
| 4:22 PM
So Brett Favre was in New York for a press appearance that included mayor Michael Bloomberg. There were gifts and here's what Bloomberg gave the Jets' new quarterback: * Cheescakes from Junior's Cheesecakes. * A mass transit MetroCard with $4......
| Dec 4, 2008
| 4:22 AM
If Plaxico Burress??? legal problems were confined to the wide receiver, the Giants could feel confident that their Super Bowl repeat aspirations weren???t too badly damaged when a gun that Burress reportedly was carrying in a club Friday discharged...