| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Even as the manufacturing industry sheds jobs overall, a number of firms in Maryland want to hire — and aren't having an easy time of it.
That's what the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership heard when the nonprofit talked to 40...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Stanley A. Lipinski, a retired Western Electric worker, died Sunday of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95 and lived in Parkville.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, he was the son of Harry Lipinski, a crane operator, and...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Harry M. Wilgar Jr., a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad foreman at the Riverside roundhouse, died of lung disease Dec. 24 at his Westview Park home. He was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue, he attended the old St. Martin's School and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The remarkable humility of Pope Francis is causing lapsed Catholics to reconsider their relationship with the church, this one included.
Those of us who left the church in a huff or drifted away, disillusioned by the scandals or the money, or...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Carmelo Anthony had the full attention of basketball fans on Friday, when the New York Knicks forward and best basketball player to come out of Baltimore scored a franchise-record 62 points in the Knicks' 125-96 win over the Charlotte Bobcats at Madison...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Hundreds of Baltimore students started 2014 exploring a sprawling new campus that officials say will become a national model for urban education reform.
The highly anticipated Elmer A. Henderson School, run by the Johns Hopkins University and Morgan...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Regarding The Sun's editorial critical of the lawsuit involving the Little Sisters of the Poor ("Obamacare mandate doesn't violate nuns' rights," Jan. 2), the Little Sisters of the Poor is a Roman Catholic institution for women. This congregation serves...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A Roman Catholic order of nuns who care for the elderly poor was hopeful Wednesday after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked an Obamacare provision that would have required it to authorize birth control coverage for employees starting with the new year....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Less than 24 hours after a shooting in The Mall in Columbia left three dead, downtown Columbia still seemed to be in a state of shock.
Little Patuxent Parkway, a bustling thoroughfare leading to the mall, carried little traffic. The only contrast...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Katherine E. Rafalko, a retired Stella Maris nursing supervisor who had been a World War II Army nurse and treated Battle of the Bulge casualties, died of heart disease Monday at her Timonium home. She was 91.
Born Katherine Kinney in Rochester, N.Y.,...
| Jan 4, 2014
Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Obama administration argued Friday that the Affordable Care Act contains sufficient protections for nonprofits that object to providing health coverage for contraception and urged the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from a Catonsville-based Catholic...