| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:06 PM
The day after the state legislature extended civil rights protections to transgender people, the group that successfully petitioned same-sex marriage to the ballot in 2012 threatened to petition the transgender protections, too.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Challenging a judge's restrictions on prayer at Carroll County government meetings, a resident invoked the name of Jesus Christ before the county commissioners this week — raising new questions about free speech and religious liberty in a bitterly...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Is Martin O'Malley running for president in 2016? Should he?
The answer to both questions seems the same: Sort of.
Maryland's governor will finish his second term in January, the same week he turns 52. After serving as Baltimore mayor and Maryland...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:48 PM
If this coming November Maryland Republicans look back at the election results and wonder what went wrong, they may want to start with Thursday's vote by the House of Delegates in which every member of their party in attendance voted against a bill to ban...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Standing in a pile of construction rubble on a cold and dirty location set at the Lord Baltimore Hotel here in January, I didn’t know what to expect from Season 3 of HBO's "Veep."
Everyone in the cast and crew, including star Julia Louis-Dreyfus,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:16 AM
If you're headed to the Annapolis Film Festival from March 27-30, you'll find more than 70 films at locations around the city, including Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Compass Rose Theater, O'Callaghan's Hotel and St. Anne's Parish House. Among...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:11 PM
I never thought I could feel such gratitude toward a posse of motorcycle riders as I did the day Brendan Looney was buried beside his best friend, Travis Manion, in Arlington National Cemetery.
They screened the grieving families of the two Naval...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
I was right. James Novak is dead, and it honestly couldn’t have ended any other way. He knew too much, and Cyrus had a heartbreak coming to him after all the bad he’s done.
Let’s back up. After shooting Vanessa Chandler, Shelby Moss...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Last Saturday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 81st birthday, and shortly thereafter she got her customary "gift" — a public call for her to retire from the bench. She couldn't have been too surprised by the unsolicited...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Support for decriminalizing recreational marijuana use and increasing its medicinal availability spreads like an oil spill. Colorado and Washington's decriminalization, coupled with President Barack Obama musing that marijuana is no more dangerous than...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:21 PM
With signs in the hall saying “Carson 2016” and “Run Ben, Run,” Dr. Ben Carson doubled down on some of his most controversial statements in a speech Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:02 AM
In a wide-ranging interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis called on the Catholic Church to examine and evaluate civil unions.
That's not quite an endorsement of the practice. And it's a far cry from supporting same-sex marriage; the pontiff again...