| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Tick, tick, tick.
The big political news of last week, the brief skirmish between House Speaker John A. Boehner and President Barack Obama over whether the president would address Congress on Wednesday or Thursday, was the classic sort of playground...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:13 AM
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL
Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland
11:04 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
| Sep 11, 2011
Last week's column on a little-known state group that helps consumers with medical disputes generated emails from readers asking if organizations exist that can help them tackle other problems.
Many agencies can help wronged consumers. The Federal...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:48 AM
OneMain Financial branch event supports local food bank
OneMain Financial's replica race car will be on display Thursday, Sept. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. at 14196 Baltimore Ave. In addition to the display of OneMain Racing's No. 2 Chevrolet Impala show car,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Leisha Hailey, a musician and star of 'The L-Word,' a drama about lesbians that used to air on Showtime, has accused Southwest Airlines of discriminating against her because she is gay and has called for a boycott of the airline.
Hailey and her partner,...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Too late for the busy holiday travel season, but the federal government will be expanding airline passengers protections next year.
Starting Jan. 24:
Airlines must include all the taxes and fees in advertised fares. (Hmmm, I wonder if we’ll ever...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:50 PM
I'm so obsessed with taxes that I should probably run for office. I won't bother. I might have to sign a pledge or something. But with the focus in Washington so firmly fixed on the debt ceiling, the airline tax debacle is likely to continue for days or...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:03 AM
Airfares can fluctuate even within the span of a few hours, but the direction of holiday travel prices is one-way: up.
Based on early bookings, Travelocity recently reported that the average domestic airfare over Thanksgiving will be about 4 percent...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
First of all, Southwest Airlines needs to get with my schedule. I expect to see airfare sales on Tuesdays. When the airline launches them on Fridays, it gets me all frazzled. Routine, people.
But the sale Southwest announced today is anything but...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Despite a sluggish national economy, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has tallied the best first half and 12-month period in its history, according to data to be released Wednesday. And after a record June, BWI officials say...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:34 AM
If anyone was worried that the much-belated move to raise the debt ceiling was an indication that fiscal sanity was taking hold in Washington, they can put those fears aside. The Federal Aviation Administration continues to be held hostage by House...