| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Mozilla Firefox has challenged fundraisers to step it up over the holidays, offering $100,000 to the one who can bring in the most money through Jan. 10.
Baltimore-born Edward Norton is running 5th, having raised -- as of early this week -- more than...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:22 AM
From Liz Atwood: Silent Night. The beloved Christmas carol got me thinking recently that we just don’t have enough silence anymore. Kids -- at least my kids -- seem especially addicted to noise.
I walked into the family room recently to find the...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Here they are, the greatest generation, looking pretty ordinary: armed now with carts and canes, bragging about their grandchildren, complaining about their doctors and relishing their deserts.
Every other Monday night I visit my father at the Annapolis...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Regardless of whether the president and Congress strike a deal or take the nation headfirst over the "fiscal cliff," federal taxes for some Marylanders will increase next year — and under some scenarios the pain could be worse than in other states....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones just isn't going to stop running anytime soon. Certainly not while adding to his single-season career highs in tackles and sacks. And definitely not while keeping up with his younger brothers: Jon "Bones" Jones,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:42 AM
From Liz Atwood: If your tween doesn't have a smart phone or tablet yet, I'll bet it's on the Christmas wish list. Yet as pervasive as mobile devices are, I was still astounded to see a new study from the Verizon Foundation that shows more than one...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Remarks by President Barack Obama this afternoon at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, from the White House.
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Baltimore! (Applause.) Well, it is wonderful to see all of you. Give Duncan a big round of applause for the great...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Ty Whittaker was sitting on his couch, perusing the Internet on his iPad last month when he saw the horrifying news: an EF5 tornado had ravaged Moore, Okla., and the surrounding area.
Whittaker, an assistant coach for the Team Maryland, and his...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:20 AM
As kids, parents and teachers alike begin to enjoy their summer in the sun, the area branches of the Baltimore County Public Library are again offering a different kind of summertime fun.
Sneaks the Cat, the library's summer reading program mascot,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Visitors entering the Arbutus Library on Sulphur Spring Road are greeted by small, shovel-shaped markers leading the way to a table covered with gray T-shirts and a bulletin board displaying brightly-colored toys and pamphlets.
The shovels signify...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:44 AM
Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013.
Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...