| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A week after Malala Yousafzai was shot and gravely wounded by Taliban militants for insisting on the right of girls to get an education, the 14-year-old blogger and Internet activist has become a worldwide symbol of resistance to the extremist views of...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
As a female doctor from Pakistan, I am disgusted by the assassination attempt against 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani blogger and women's rights activist ("Outspoken teen shot," Oct. 10).
In my view, this attack was actually directed at the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Two-thirds of American voters support Roe v. Wade. Women overwhelmingly favored Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, the Republican who wanted to de-fund Planned Parenthood and overturn Roe. Public approval of Congress is at or near its lowest level ever...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Tuesday's presidential debate was clearly the most spirited debate in recent history ("Obama takes an aggressive stand," Oct, 17). There were times when the tension between the two candidates was palpable.
I believe the debate reflects the very different...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Dr. Frances H. Trimble, a gynecologist who had been medical director of Planned Parenthood of Maryland for nearly three decades, died Friday of pneumonia at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
"She took Planned Parenthood from a highly criticized small...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:59 AM
The black female Howard County Police officer suing the department in United States District Court for racial discrimination was fired last week, approximately one week after her attorney filed an amended complaint against the department, according to her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"Why are there no libertarian countries?"
In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Will the negative media coverage created by Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's incendiary remark, "even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, it is something that God intended to happen," be drowned in Hurricane Sandy'...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Many successful people of today are absolutely convinced that the "virtuousness" of successful entrepreneurs and business people doing what they do creates opportunities for the benefit of all in our society. I truly don't doubt that. That is exactly...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding.
Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker...