| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:39 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more.
As an increasingly...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As travelers who enjoy a cruise as one kind of lovely vacation, my family is certain now never to cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines — not because the line will move to Tampa, Fla., in 2014, but because of its leadership's sadly narrow perspective on...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:07 AM
For all the media clamor for Mitt Romney to come clean on his past tax returns, maybe his campaign advisers would be better off just advising him to keep quiet on the matter, before he gaffes again.
Mr. Romney's supposedly clarifying remark that he has...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Amtrak, long one of the favorite whipping boys of fiscal conservatives, is getting another thrashing from Mitt Romney and the Republicans. From all the attacks, one might think that the nation's bargain-basement passenger rail system was the cause of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Roger and I vacationed in Florida with our children last week. We flew into Tampa airport and arrived around 9:40 – we were so lucky because we could stay at the gate area to wait for our daughter, Ruth, son-in-law, Karl, and grand-daughter,...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Orioles right-hander Tommy Hunter denied any frustration in the wake of Friday’s 2-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, in which he pitched one of his better games of the season but was handed a tough-luck loss because his teammates' bats had yet to arrive...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Here's a look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Cliff Corcoran of SI.com says the Orioles are among three sleeper teams (the others are the Pirates and A's) that are not going away this season:
As for the Orioles, well,...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Sister Genevieve Kunkel, a professed member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 78 years who was known for her spirit and positive attitude, died Wednesday at the age of 101 from complications after hip surgery.
Sister Genevieve was a participant...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Since exiting the White House in January 2009, George W. Bush has effectively managed to keep himself out of the spotlight. While a handful of news stories have captured Mr. Bush's promotion of his cancer initiative in Africa and furnished updates on...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:24 PM
As the Olympics draw to a close and the end of the summer looms on the horizon, you can be sure that the upcoming Republican and Democrat national conventions will provide end-of-summer entertainment.
For those setting their DVRs: The Republican National...