In claiming the existence of a state-level doctrine of executive privilege to shield access to internal communications, Gov. Larry Hogan stepped into a complicated legal minefield usually reserved for presidents and may have raised suspicions of whether his administration has something to hide.
Every February, college professors like myself are tasked to remind students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind it, yet I sense a growing apathy among students. If I did not know better, I might be tempted to believe that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. solved all the nation's problems. I might also believe that current events associated with race are mere coincidence or figments of my imagination.
Rabia Chaudry, who fights for the rights of American Muslims, founded a nonprofit and has been awarded a New American Foundation fellowship for national security. But for fans of "Serial," she's best known as the person whose planted the seed for the hit podcast with producer Sarah Koenig.
A foundation led by the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Charles Koch Foundation have pledged $6 million to create a new center that will study enterprise and markets at the University of Maryland's business school.
Maryland is expected to take in $405 million less than previously expected over this year and next, largely as a result of sluggish job growth, stagnant incomes and a weak housing market, state fiscal officials reported Wednesday.
The next two years will be game-changing for climate change policies in Maryland and around the world. Now is the time for those Marylanders who want action to make their voices heard by calling, visiting or writing their state legislators and Congress members.
Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again by the end of the century, but people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore could be especially at risk as climate change accelerates sea level rise along Maryland's extensive shoreline, warns a new report.
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses. While the merits of the ban are debatable, one aspect of it is not: the use of taxpayer money to support a political agenda.
Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move that reflects growing confidence in the city's fiscal health and will lead to potentially millions of dollars in savings for the city's budget.
Gap Inc. brands ¿ Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta and Intermix ¿ are among a growing group of major U.S. retailers now paying more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour for entry-level employees.
The River Hill choir participated recently in the World Strides Heritage Festival at George Mason University along with students throughout the region from North Carolina to New York. Under the leadership of music teacher/choral director Amy T. Hairston, the students performed masterfully.
The Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to slash Baltimore's long-term deficit has run into a bump — more than $100 million in new police, education and other expenses now expected over the next decade.
The Army would shrink to its lowest troop levels since just before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon in ways that could have a significant impact on service members and contractors in Maryland.
By By David S. Cloud and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
On a night when many of their peers may be at the movies or out of the town, several 20-somethings and others tried their hand at a curling for the first time through the Potomac Curling Club at their home base at the National Capital Curling Center off Old Gunpowder Road.