| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The letter from Susan Wolf Dudley demonstrates she has at best only a dim understanding of the U.S. Constitution ("Barack Obama, tyrant-in-chief," Jan. 31). Presidential directives are designed to function when the Congress fails to act in the best...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Once again, Gov. Martin O'Malley has tried to show that he can be a player on the national stage and a potential presidential candidate. At a recent "Taste of Maryland" dinner, Mr. O'Malley tried to show Republican voters that he can move to the right...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
George F. Carter, a retired Army colonel who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a young lieutenant, died of complications from a stroke Feb. 24 at the Oak Crest retirement center. The Timonium resident was 96.
Born in Oakland, Calif., he was the son of...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Child care workers would undergo stiffer background checks and states would spend more to improve the quality of day care under a sweeping, bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that is set for a vote in the Senate as early as this week....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Once again, Gov. Martin O'Malley has tried to show that he can be a player on the national stage and a potential presidential candidate ("Don't count out O'Malley," March 2).
At the recent Taste of Maryland dinner Mr. O'Malley tried to show Republican...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Jan. 26, 1989:
The front page of The Aegis was consumed with crime 25 years ago this week, as a party ended in murder, a woman was raped at knifepoint, a teenager was convicted of killing a 16-year-old Edgewood boy.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Diane Ravitch is all the rage in education circles these days, but rage, unfortunately, is what's she's selling. There are many reasons why, despite decades of efforts, U.S. public schools continue to fail, especially for low-income and minority children....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
In news as infuriating as it is unsurprising, International Olympic Committee officials said Thursday they were "fully satisfied" that a Russian law barring gay propaganda doesn't violate the Olympic charter's anti-discrimination language, the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Oil is essential to our economic and national security because our transportation system runs on it. The danger of this monopoly is that consumers must pay whatever price is charged for gasoline or diesel. The danger to our nation is that our foreign...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:
You probably know that tawdry (pronounced TAW-dree)...