| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way.
It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:20 PM
COLLEGE PARK — It might only be a year since Maryland took the same train ride to New York and bus ride to Brooklyn to play defending championship Kentucky at the Barclays Center.
But a lot has changed for the Terps as they headed up again for...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday.
Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar — a major cocaine dealer, perhaps.
Message boards on Silk Road — the world's most popular online...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:19 PM
|| No.Team || Pr. || Rec || Last game || Next game ||
|| 1.Duke || 1 || 4-0 || Def. Stony Brook, 14-6 || At No. 3 Maryland, Sat. ||
|| 2.North Carolina || 3 || 3-0 || Def. Dartmouth, 18-5 || Vs. No. 12 Notre Dame, Sat. ||...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:03 PM
James W. Rouse had a big idea that he announced on Oct. 30, 1963: a community in Howard County built on more than 14,000 acres, a swath nearly the size of Manhattan that amounted to about a tenth of the county's land.
So after Rouse put out the word...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:23 AM
When I returned to my childhood home, I discovered 300 family Civil War letters. I have transcribed them, but nothing more.
Not so Kathy Leichter. The Cornell graduate and daughter of former New York State senator Franz Leichter left Pittsburgh's public...
| Oct 5, 2013
Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies.
Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
While working on the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Baltimore City, I'm always dogged by a sense of futility — especially when I compare Baltimore with Brooklyn.
More than 30 years ago when I went to college there, Brooklyn was a total...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In response to Charles Belfoure's commentary ("Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn Sept. 19), I would ask "why can't Baltimore just be itself?"
It is always seductive to make apples-to-oranges comparisons between cities. Brooklyn is not the be-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:18 AM
UPDATE: A representative for Charles confirmed the news of Friday's wedding.
Baltimore native and "Good Wife" star Josh Charles has wedded his longtime girlfriend, Us Weekly is reporting.
Charles, who appeared in "Sports Night" and "Dead Poets...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:16 AM
"The only thing worse than not getting what you want is someone else getting it," Roger said in season five.
In "To Have And To Hold," Don not only loses what he wants to someone else, but he also watches the defeat unfold right in front of him....