| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:20 AM
With a growing focus across the nation on combating childhood obesity with healthy lifestyles, students at Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School learned how to combine fitness with fun during a visit from the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Even Thomas Schaller would agree that statistics don't lie ("The myth of 'liberal media bias,'" March 6). Liberals make up only 20 percent of the electorate, yet they dominate the media.
One only has to watch Judy Woodruff hyperventilate when speaking...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts.
It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted fetuses torn in...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley did his job Tuesday night in Charlotte.
He fired up the party faithful with a call and response: "Forward, Not Back." He hit the Republican nominee hard on his Swiss bank accounts — reinforcing a campaign message that Mitt...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:57 AM
All 73 schools in the Howard County Public School System have been awarded a HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze level from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Maryland State Department of Education announced Friday.
The award from USDA is given...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the self-styled dean of the Democratic women in Congress, urged support of female candidates in an address to her party's national convention Wednesday that came as both presidential campaigns sought to court women voters.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:38 AM
America has a remarkably close relationship with its previous owner. It seems we no sooner threw off the yoke of George III than we started collecting mugs decorated with the images of royal wedding partners.
England and the United States have been...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:35 AM
This time of year, people have weight loss on their minds.
According to a 2012 survey published in the University of Scranton's Journal of Clinical Psychology, losing weight is the No. 1 New Year's resolution.
For some Baltimore residents, working...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention can inspire people watching the speeches from home. But the people most moved are likely to be those sitting in the convention hall: the party loyalists and campaign volunteers...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
John in Westminster: NFL Officials 24, Ravens 23. What is your call, Mike?
Mike Preston: John, my call is very...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Long-time Elkridge resident Stanley J. Marc celebrated his 100th birthday Sept. 7. A party was held earlier this month bringing together over 160 family members and friends to pay tribute to this well-loved and respected centenarian.
Among the many...