| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:56 PM
— The Obama administration said Sunday that it has met its deadline to fix the major problems that have hobbled the federal health care website since its disastrous debut two months ago, but officials acknowledged more repairs are necessary....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:01 AM
It should surprise no one that President Barack Obama has been turning his attention of late to income inequality. In a speech last week and in a follow-up interview with The New York Times, he fretted about the widening gap between the wealthy and the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:47 AM
After months of partisan haggling and finger-pointing, the Senate is scheduled to vote today on a bill that would keep interest rates on college student loans from doubling. Actually, the rate already has doubled — from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before.
A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:14 AM
President Barack Obama's call during the State of the Union address to reduce the threat of nuclear war could not have been more timely. The day before the president spoke, North Korea tested a primitive nuclear device, and the following day reports...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Sensible gun legislation is no threat to Second Amendment rights. Although there is no one solution to violence by the use of a gun, the death of many people could be avoided by outlawing assault weapons and high capacity gun clips, as well as requiring...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Regarding your editorial on President Obama's State of the Union plea for Congress to act on gun control, Marylander's deserve much more than a vote, they deserve true representation ("We deserve a vote," Feb. 17).
The editorial highlighted the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters.
His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Scientists have long known that the human mind develops most rapidly during the first five years of life, a point President Barack Obama underscored in his State of the Union address when he urged states to provide universal access to high-quality pre-...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg says he's careful not to publicly disclose any personal information that could be of use to identity thieves.
But soon, he might not have any choice but to have his finances published on the Internet for the world to see....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
North County High School student Jack Andraka was slated to be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday night at the State of the Union address in Washington.
Jack Andraka, of Crownsville, was invited to sit in the box with the First Lady and...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." — Thomas Jefferson
My recent column on the challenges associated with the Social...