| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun:
Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:33 AM
If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Jenna Fischetti picks a seat at a Baltimore County Starbucks where she can see who's coming and going. As a transgender woman, the 47-year-old is always on guard.
"My head's on the swivel," said Fischetti, a freckled brunette.
When she slips into a...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices.
"The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Kudos for Susan Reimer's excellent commentary on the availability of contraceptives for women ("In birth control debate, where are the women's voices?" Feb. 16). It amazes me that those who would be least affected — or not affected at all —...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:33 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies, with a high temperature near 48 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight with a low temperature around 33 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:15 AM
I am a transgender male (that is, female to male) person, and unfortunately, I had to work when the Baltimore County Council held a hearing on the bill to ban discrimination ("Transgender bill stirs fear, controversy in Baltimore Co." Feb. 20).
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Tuesday night, the Baltimore County Council has a chance to send a powerful message about equality and fairness to all Marylanders when it votes on a bill to extend the county's anti-discrimination laws to cover transgender people. In the county where...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Johns Hopkins University professor Charles L. Bennett has been awarded the Gruber Foundation's annual cosmology prize for research he led that formed the foundation for what scientists know about the makeup, origins and expansion of the universe.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:48 AM
The opening of Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre is a sign of the season for local theatergoers.
It's kicking off its 40th season on the Essex campus of the Community College of Baltimore County with a production of "The King and I" that has voices as...