- In a letter to the editor of the Laurel Leader, Prince George's County Republican Committee chair Jason Papanikolas writes that it is time to realize that same-sex marriage does not threaten the Republican party's ideals.
- The Baltimore school system will deploy testing monitors to all schools administering the state assessments next week, the second year that CEO Andres Alonso has ordered the measure amid a flurry of cheating scandals.
- When the country's largest African American museum opens on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., people and places from Maryland will get a healthy share of the limelight.
- Two New York City men have been charged with stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society. One of the men arrested Saturday is Barry Landau, 63, a renowned collector of presidential artifacts.
- Jessica Yellin, one of the stars of CNN's outstanding 2008 political coverage, was named chief White House correspondent Tuesday. She replaces Ed Henry, who left to cover the president for Fox News after seven years on the CNN beat.
- Across the country, teachers and other staff members have been accused of sharing test questions in advance with students, watching over their shoulders as they take tests to point out wrong answers and correcting their mistakes, all to inflate scores and satisfy federal and state mandates.