| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police.
"I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Dinner and drinks at the airport, even when you don't have a flight to catch? That might not be as crazy as it sounds.
Sky Azure, a small cocktail and tapas lounge in the new observation gallery at BWI Airport, has potential as a fun lunch or happy hour...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A gay couple from Ohio who were married in a medical jet on a tarmac at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport earlier this month are now suing the governor and other officials of their home state in a bid to have their marriage recognized there.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
When John Arthur and Jim Obergefell chartered a private medical jet to Maryland last month to get married — the only safe means of transport for Arthur, who is terminally ill with Lou Gehrig’s disease — the gay couple fulfilled a last...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:38 PM
A plane headed from Boston to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Sunday evening after smoke was detected in the cabin.
Laura-Chase McGehee, a freelance photographer and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:44 PM
The state's three top elected officials had harsh words Wednesday for the company that manages concessions at BWI Marshall Airport for not doing more to help hourly employees who staff the restaurants and shops.
An angry Gov. Martin O'Malley said at the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:07 AM
BWI Marshall airport concessions workers held an informational picket before the state Board of Public Works vote Wednesday morning on a massive expansion program that will set the table for more international flights.
Workers say they act as good...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The small chartered medical jet landed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and taxied to a stop, and there on the tarmac, inside the jet, two men from Ohio were finally together in a state where they could wed.
And that's exactly what they did.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center.
He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard....