| May 28, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Prominent Maryland trainer Richard "Dickie" Small, who conditioned 1994 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Concern, died late Friday night after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Born in Baltimore on December 2, 1945, Small attended Gilman, played...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67.
Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Judge Robert C. Wilcox of Davidsonville retired in 2010, but after two months vacationing in Florida, he traded back the beach for the bench.
"I love the law, and I like what I do," said Wilcox, 70, a retired judge of the Maryland District Court in...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam war was the plight of those South Vietnamese who were loyal to the United States throughout the war. Known as the "boat people," they desperately, and often fatally, tried to escape Communist retaliation...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Now that veterans groups have condemned Doug Gansler for disparaging Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, followed by Brown calling the attorney general's remarks "reckless and irresponsible," we can start to measure the consequence of Gansler's...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Now there are two.
Two smart, tough and articulate women who could be president.
Thirty years after Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman on the presidential ticket of a major party, we have two women who could easily lead that ticket in 2016....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Growing up, when Alex Pownall watched his father, he saw a man who loved his job.
John Pownall has served 20 years in the military, the last 12 as a recruiter for the Maryland National Guard. He was sent to defend Andrews Air Force Base after the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:41 PM
American journalism has lost a giant in the passing at 85 of Jack Germond, my longtime pal and partner in the joyful chronicling of the antics and outrages of political reformers and rogues alike over the last half-century.
Long before we teamed up to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
William A. Miller Jr., a seasoned newsman and public relations executive who was the first managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, died Wednesday of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88.
"He was a very special...