| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the United States and Iran find themselves in the peculiar position of seeing their strategic goals fall into step. It is in the interest of neither country to witness the emergence...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:44 AM
It took decades before serious documentaries about the civil rights struggle of the 1960s began to appear.
But less than a year after some of the biggest victories in the fight for same-sex marriage, a social movement often compared to civil rights,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Third in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
In 1991, Ron George opened a jewelry store on Main Street in Annapolis within sight of the State House dome, placing his name in oversized gold lettering on the 19th-century storefront.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:02 AM
If I consider the span of my 59 years, there is an obvious theme: I don't deal well with authority. When my high school tennis coach wouldn't let me wear my tie dyed t-shirt to a match, I stormed off the bus. I was fired as a waiter after following a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
He remembered everything about that night.
He remembered the song they slow danced to -- "You Are My Lady." He remembered the play of the lights in her hair as he held her. He remembered her eyes as she looked up at him. He remembered wanting to spend...
| Jun 22, 2014
The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won't open until August, but the woman warrior's face on Sky Rider already glows alluringly on the second floor, offering the chance at "Silver Treasures."
The slot machine stands among a sea of recent arrivals at the...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday.
You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago.
Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Ralph Steadman says he likes the Ralph Steadman of "For No Good Reason." And that, perhaps, is a problem.
"I think it makes me too nice — too pleasant, yes," says the 78-year-old British cartoonist whose manic style long served as the perfect...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members.
One board member...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:21 AM
President Loh, thank you for your outstanding leadership here of Maryland’s flagship University.
Through some of the toughest economic times, you have led us forward to higher excellence and deeper understanding.
Thank you, Dr....