| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin recently said some morally objectionable things about rape and abortion, but in his attempted apology he included a statement that can't be dismissed lightly by anyone interested in moral or legal justice: "I do not...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:44 PM
In October 1833, in the area we now know as Carroll County, a vote was taken as to whether or not we should form a new county in Maryland from portions of Baltimore and Frederick counties.
A bill authorizing the vote passed the General Assembly on...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Chef Celeste Gebler reflects:
Earlier in my career … when I had to cook for myself … I created this dish because it only used one pan and it incorporated all of the basic food groups in one meal. Back then all I could afford was chicken, so...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:44 PM
A year after being celebrated as one of the top college football coaches in the country, Towson's Rob Ambrose has been accused by a disgruntled former player of breaking NCAA rules and making offensive remarks to help pump up his team in a pre-game pep...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Congrats to Christopher Dreisbach on his thoughtful presentation of the logical and ethical considerations necessary to the anti-abortion argument ("Abortion ethics not so simple," Aug. 28).
What gets my blood boiling though, is that he apparently misses...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley won't tell Marylanders what he thinks marriage is, or how he came to support same-sex marriage, but he is certain "gender" is irrelevant to the marital relationship and the preservation of family and society.
Even pagan Rome, which...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Calvert Hall and Hereford both have some unfinished business from last season, while Dulaney, Loyola Blakefield and Loch Raven shoot to get above .500.
The Cardinals lost a double-overtime thriller in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Among the queries considered by the Anne Arundel County Council this year are issues large and small that lawmakers have asked voters to resolve:
Should the Anne Arundel County Council take a vacation in August?
What day should the county executive...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyand Comptroller Peter Franchot don't agree on a lot of things, particularly when it comes to gambling. But they do appear to agree on one thing: Contributions from the gambling industry have the potential to unduly influence legislative...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
UPDATE: See end of post for update on another journalist saying Zakaria "borrowed heavily" from him.
Following the lead of Time magazine, CNN Friday suspended Sunday morning show host and international affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Baltimore's ethics board launched an inquiry Tuesday into the use of free tickets to 1st Mariner Arena by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office, citing concerns about the distribution of tickets to the mayor's family and staff.
"The entire enterprise...