Bel Air native Sarah Lapointe will find out next month if she has been selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, which means she will be one of 20 high school seniors from across the nation who will travel to Washington, D.C. in June for the recognition ceremony.
Sherman Howell, who moved from Washington to Columbia in 1971 for its promise of racial inclusiveness, will share some of his recollections as an eyewitness to history at a local screening of the Academy Award-nominated film "Selma."
Almost 50 years ago, an 11-member panel convened by President Lyndon B. Johnson investigated the causes of the 1960s urban riots and proposed intervention strategies for the federal government to transform American society into a real cosmopolitan canopy that included and protected all minorities as full citizens. Now, the Department of Justice investigative report of the Ferguson Police Department reveals the haunting and failed measures taken by the federal government.
The confession of NBC news anchor Brian Williams that he lied — or as he put it "conflated" — about being aboard an Army helicopter shot down in Iraq in 2003 has revived the issue of a prominent television journalist's credibility, especially one sitting almost as an icon in one of today's coveted network anchor chairs.
Like many other Ohio State recruiting targets, Class of 2015 New York defensive end Austrian Robinson was impressed watching as the Buckeyes beat high-powered Oregon, 42-20, Monday to win the national championship.
George H. Beatty, a retired Sheppard Pratt Health System security officer who enjoyed performing in musicals, died Thursday of complications of diabetes and kidney disease at his Timonium home. He was 65.
Shirley Deane Cammack, a retired Kernan Hospital worker who had been in the British intelligence service during the Cold War, died of cancer Nov. 19 while on vacation with her family at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. The former Dickeyville resident was 80
As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joined her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the midterm congressional elections, she took a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser: Richard Nixon in 1966.
Yannick Ngakoue has improved notably defending the run and playing coverage, to the point he is still starting at outside linebacker, even with senior Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil back from a foot injury that sidelined him for the first three games.
For all the revolutionary technological change rocking media these days, the TMZ video of Ray Rice punching Janay Palmer in a casino elevator is a stark reminder of the enduring and awesome power of the image.
With help from new offensive line coach Greg Studrawa, Maryland coach Randy Edsall said the offensive line has gone from a primary concern to a unit that is going to be "maybe better than people think."
In an exhaustive new book, journalist and researcher Ken Hughes makes the case not only that Richard Nixon, as a presidential candidate, committed treason by interfering in peace negotiations in Vietnam, but also that he sought to use the circumstances to enhance his election chances on the eve of the 1968 presidential campaign.
The 220 miles that make up U.S. 40 in Maryland was an epicenter of historical clashes in the state with resistance culminating with a Freedom Ride less than three months after Kennedy issued his plea. On Dec. 16, 1961, as many as 700 blacks and whites descended upon dozens of still-segregated restaurants along the highway.
John W. Dorsey, former chancellor of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, who later returned to the classroom where he taught economics, died Monday of respiratory failure at his Laurel home. He was 78.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Americans fought for years for equal access to the right to vote that is today so taken for granted that it is blithely ignored, even as sinister forces conspire to close off the ballot box to thousands, perhaps millions.